Perez on trial for corruption
Saturday 22 May 1993
The senators ratified a ruling by the Supreme Court on Thursday that there was enough evidence to try Mr Perez and two former ministers on charges of embezzlement and misuse of funds.
If Mr Perez is found guilty, he will have to resign and Mr Lepage will rule until the end of the current mandate next February. If acquitted, he can resume office.
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