Prime Minister of Sao Tome, Tome Vera Cruz announced Thursday his resignation, alleging that the conditions were more satisfied that he continues to lead the government, while the country is experiencing unprecedented economic slump.

M. Vera Cruz, who made the announcement during an interview on National Radio in Sao Tome (official), said the withdrawal last week, the proposal of the State General Budget for 2008

Sao Tome President Fradique de Menezes will confirm on Thursday, through a decree, the government fell and the calling of ruling parties, the coalition partisan Democratic Movement Force for Change / Party for Democratic Convergence (MDFM / PCD) to form a new executive team.

The Government Engineering Tome Vera Cruz will certainly be remembered as one of the worst of Sao Tome and Principe, because although it passed the cancellation of external debt of the archipelago estimated over 300 million USD, it was unable to leave the islands from its worst economic crisis, if not worse.

For two years about its government, Sao Tomeans attended the deterioration of values, to widespread indiscipline and lack of basic necessities, which has prompted the head of state

The Head of State met in recent times, Patrice Trovoada, son of former President Miguel Trovoada and leader of the Independent Democratic Action (ADI, opposition), he provides leadership for the government to save Islands of their greater economic and social crisis they have known.

Search a figure from outside the ruling coalition would not be a novelty, especially since in the past, Fradique de Menezes was named Gabriel Costa as prime minister at the time activist as the FA, Pluto, t as a militant Movement for the Liberation of Sao Tome and Principe / Social Democratic Party (MLSTP / PSD, opposition).