These, the public was told, would begin tomorrow. Secretary of State Audrey Waddell said operations would not be conducted in Guyanese waters unless authorized by the Guyanese government. Similarly, she said, requests for overflights of repressive measures would be granted to the Guyanese authorities after notification and appropriate communication channels. The Shiprider agreement was not the only result of the Foreign Minister`s visit. There was the announcement of the provision of $5 million to help Venezuelan refugees in Guyana, which would certainly relieve the pressure of Guyana`s limited resources, as well as the signing of a Growth in the Americas Memorandum of Understanding. While it`s not yet clear how this will work, Pompeo`s office said Washington is committed to helping Guyana create an attractive investment climate with the proper rules and protective measures.