Guyana's ruling People’s Progressive Party (PPP) dismissed a warning from Britain that Guyana risks being referred to the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group after the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country suspended Parliament in November last year.
The United Kingdom again called on the Guyana government for the earliest possible resumption of Parliament as required by the country's constitution and Commonwealth charter, and urged the government to name a date for long-delayed general elections. Guyana is a member of Unasur, Celac and associate member of Mercosur.
One week after President Donald Ramotar suspended Parliament to avoid a no-confidence motion, Britain’s High Commission to Guyana, Andrew Ayre, has called for the swift resumption of the legislature.
The following piece was written by Andrew Ayre, British High Commissioner in Georgetown, Guyana and published in StabroekNews from Guyana.