But the PUP has been on the outside of the official meetings with the OAS and Guatemala. That's because in June of last year, the party rejected the process and the trajectory in which it seemed to be headed. The party said the process wasn't designed to deliver results or a resolution to the dispute. And since then they have not returned to the table with the Government.
Today, Elrington said the door is still open to them:..
Hon. Wilfred Elrington, Foreign Minister of Belize
"But there's a standing invitation for them to be present at all the official invitations that we have, because it is our position certainly the position of the prime minister and my position that this is a national issue and not a partisan issue and they are a fundamental part of the process."