Still No Government in Belgium: 226 Days and Counting
|9:10:17 PM, Tuesday, January 25, 2011|
"289 is the world record of days without any government in a country, currently owned by Iraq. On March 30th 2011, Belgium will beat it!"
-- lerecorddumonde.be is a website dedicated solely to counting the days that Belgium has been operating without a government, a number that could soon dethrone Iraq from its "champion" position. I do not know if this is commendable that they held it together without an official government for so long, or criticized for their failure at forming one, - probably both. Either way, it is something significant. If you're interested and would like to learn more, especially about the fermenting dissatisfaction among the Belgian population, - PRI’s The World - Still No Government in Belgium