Daily Archives: Tuesday, 31 May 2022, 23:46

ExxonMobil faces increased fine for flaring

Last Updated on Wednesday, 1 June 2022, 7:24 by Writer The ExxonMobil-led Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited (EEPGL) will have to be pay a higher fine of US$50 per tonne of carbon monoxide, up from US$30, if it breaches the flaring rules under its Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA)-renewed five-year permit for the Liza 1 project in the Stabroek Block.  ...

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Guyana to receive Covid-19 vaccines for 5- to 11-year-olds

Last Updated on Wednesday, 1 June 2022, 7:33 by Writer Guyana is about to get COVID vaccines for children between five and 11 years old, Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony said. Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony said 50,000 doses, which are expected from Spain, would be administered to 25,000 children. He was optimistic that parents would be willing to allow ...

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Time to educate, crackdown on tobacco use

Last Updated on Wednesday, 1 June 2022, 7:45 by Writer The Minister of Health, Dr Frank Anthony is urging Guyanese to call in authorities if they see anyone violating the No Tobacco Law as part of an overall crackdown on the potentially deadly habit by enforcement and education.  Dr Anthony said the government was relying on educating Guyanese about the ...

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President forges ahead with appointment of Police Service Commission

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 May 2022, 13:06 by Denis Chabrol President Irfaan Ali on Tuesday afternoon swore in three of the four members of the Police Service Commission (PSC), just over one hour after Opposition Leader Aubrey Norton threatened to take legal action if government went ahead and did so without the completion of consultations. Those taking the oath ...

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