EU suspends some aid to Guyana over parliament suspension

January 23, 2015 7:39 PM

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EU suspends some aid to Guyana over parliament suspension

GEORGETOWN (Reuters) - The European Union on Friday suspended some budget assistance to Guyana on the grounds that President Donald Ramotar's 2014 suspension of parliament has left the nation without adequate supervision of state spending.

Ramotar, 64, in November invoked a rare constitutional procedure known as "proroguing" parliament, leaving it suspended but not dissolved and letting him avoid a no-confidence vote.

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