constitutionally the government stays in power until a new president is sworn in.
The parliament is suspended.
It means they cannot do any new business on behalf of the state.
Not necessarily so ....
According to the constitution ....
1. President and cabinet MUST resign.
2. Government remains in office ONLY to effect elections within three months.
Specific sections of Guyana Constitution ...
Guyana Constitution ... Section 106; subsections (6) and (7)
(6) The Cabinet including the President shall resign if the Government is defeated by the vote of a majority of all the elected members of the National Assembly on a vote of confidence.
(7) Notwithstanding its defeat, the Government shall remain in office and shall hold an election within three months, or such longer period as the National Assembly shall by resolution supported by not less than two-thirds of the votes of all the elected members of the National Assembly determine, and shall resign after the President takes the oath of office following the election.”