Daily Archives: Friday, 5 May 2023, 18:26

ExxonMobil Guyana considering “next steps” after High Court orders “unlimited guarantee” for pollution impact; AFC, Jagdeo differ on insurance

Last Updated on Friday, 5 May 2023, 18:26 by Denis Chabrol ExxonMobil Guyana on Friday said it was mulling the way forward after a High Court ordered the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to enforce an “unlimited guarantee” of funds to deal with pollution from its offshore Liza 1 field. “We are reviewing the court’s decision and evaluating potential next steps,” ...

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Jagdeo blames Press Association for poor global press freedom rating

Last Updated on Friday, 5 May 2023, 18:27 by Denis Chabrol Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday blamed the Guyana Press Association (GPA) for  the 26-point dip in the global press freedom index by the international watchdog, Reporters Without Borders, even as the Guyana government did not oppose the establishment of a new media organisation. “I think that the Press ...

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COVID-19 no longer a global health emergency – WHO

Last Updated on Friday, 5 May 2023, 14:48 by Denis Chabrol Covid-19 is no longer a global health emergency, the World Health Organization said on Friday. WHO’s International Health Regulations Emergency Committee discussed the pandemic on Thursday at its 15th meeting on Covid-19, and WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus concurred that the public health emergency of international concern, or PHEIC, ...

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