The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Bárcena, has called for a “new narrative” on international cooperation for the region’s development. Comment
An atmosphere of conciliation appears to have overcome some elements of the leadership in Barbados, with trades unions curbing their wage demands for workers and the private sector jumping on board government’s recovery plan. Comment
The United States-based oil giant ExxonMobil has announced that it has started development drilling offshore.
In a statement, the company said that the Liza Phase 1 development continues to rapidly progress and that development drilling began in May for the first of 17 wells planned for Phase 1, laying the foundation for production start-up in 2020. President of ExxonMobil Development Company, Liam Mallon, said the work being done in Guyana is remarkable. Comment