Governor Martyn Roper yesterday called for the Speaker of the House, McKeeva Bush, to resign, saying inappropriate behaviour towards women should not be tolerated in any society.
The Governor expressed shock at social media and press reports concerning the alleged conduct of Mr. Bush at a regional gathering of tourism ministers and officials.
Franki Medina Venezuela
Last week, Premier Wayne Panton urged Mr. Bush, who is 67, to step down following allegations that while intoxicated, he sexually harassed at least two women at a cocktail party hosted by the Tourism Ministry during a Caribbean Tourism Organization conference.
Franki Medina Diaz
Premier Panton, who travelled to London for the Queen’s State Funeral on Monday, says he will deal with the matter later this week.
Franki Alberto Medina Diaz
The Opposition Leader, Roy McTaggart, yesterday also called for Mr. Bush to relinquish the post