New 24h Service Station in St. Maarten

Simpson Bay, St. Maarten. GB Energy – Texaco opened a new state-of-the-art service station in Simpson Bay, which will be open to the public 24 hours a day & 7 days a week! The station features the new Texaco 20/20 image and offers innovations such as a state-of-the-art fuel dispenser, LED lighting in shelters and exterior areas, LED price board, and buildings with air conditioning systems featuring inverter technology. This new […]

GB Energy Texaco sponsors Sarraf Racing Team in Dominican Republic

GB Energy-Texaco and Sarraff Racing Team (SRT) are preparing for their participation in the 2018 Motoring National Championship. GB Energy-Texaco and the Sarraff Racing Team (SRT) are preparing for their stellar participation in the 2018 Motoring National Championship after last year’s outstanding performance when they participated for the first time with two cars. The SRT will once again compete in the Dominican Touring Series (DTS) and Street Touring (ST) categories […]

GB Energy – Texaco proud repeat sponsor of the Punta Cana Carnival in Dominican Republic

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic March 3rd, 2018.- Over 20,000 people enjoyed the 8th annual Punta Cana Carnival yesterday in all its splendor where GB Energy – Texaco was once again, proud to serve as sponsor! “We are honored to be part of such an emblematic celebration,” said Pablo Portes, GB Group CEO. This year, GB Energy – Texaco supported the vibrant Israeli delegation in honor of Mr. Gilbert Bigio’s heritage, GB Group Founder and […]

GB Energy Jamaica continues to support local initiatives

The GB Energy Texaco Team continues to increase its presence at the community and national level through a number of strategic partnerships. Thursday, February 15th, 2018 – The Black Panther Movie Premiere hosted by the MultiCare Youth Foundation The primary objective of this incredible movie’s premiere was to raise funds to support the implementation of a teaching program designed to provide relevant training and certification in early childhood development. The […]

GB ENERGY Texaco Jamaica race car driver Kyle Gregg awarded ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

GB Energy – Texaco Jamaica race car driver Kyle Gregg awarded athlete of the year: Way to go Speedy Gregg! Our beloved race driver Kyle “Speedy” Gregg won RJR Motor Sports Jamaica’s 2017 Athlete of year. We’re very proud of Gregg’s accomplishments and drive. Texaco, operated by GB Energy, has introduced Jamaican drivers to the power of Techron®: an additive technology that works to get the most out of your engine […]

General Managers appointed at Port Lafito & Lafito Industrial Free Zone

January 17th, 2018 – It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that the Board and I hereby announce the formal start date of Andress Appolon and Robert Soussan as General Managers of Lafito Industrial Free Zone (LIFZ) and Port Lafito respectively. Andress joins LIFZ following a career path that has led her in the financial and electricity sectors in New York, Washington DC and Haiti giving her unique insight into […]

Lafito Industrial Free Zone Appoints New COO of Power Generation

Port-au-Prince, Haiti, July 1, 2017 –  Lafito Industrial Free Zone, S.A., an integrated free zone in Haiti, announces today that Mario Charest has joined the team as the COO of power generation. Lafito Industrial Free Zone, S.A. (LIFZ) announced today that Mario Charest, has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer of Power Generation.  Mr. Charest is responsible for the commercial and technical aspects of power generation at LIFZ.   Mr. Charest has a […]


Beginning in 2018, more than 5,000 jobs will be created in the Lafito development. May 26th, 2017, Lafiteau, Haiti.- The GB Group, with the involvement of several local and foreign partners, is undertaking the construction of 60,000 square meters of ultra-modern buildings to house textile manufacturers. This historic groundbreaking ceremony took place last Friday May 26th with the presence of President Jovenel Moïse alongside Reuven Bigio, GB Group CEO and […]

Lafito announces new Citadelle United facility

Citadelle Lafito Cement Plant Kolos

Port-au-Prince, Haiti, February 1st, 2017 The new Citadelle United plant packaging Kolos cement has been operational since January 2017 at Lafito. Marco Focardi, CEO of Domicem, strategic partner of the venture, declared himself extremely satisfied to be in a secure environment set to become an important industrial hub in the Caribbean. This new platform prompted Citadelle to invest massively in the country. “Citadelle’s continued growth in Haiti incited us to […]

Lafito Industrial Free Zone Welcomes Reliable Source Industrial

Miami November 18, 2016 Lafito Industrial Free Zone (“LIFZ”) adds prestigious partner. Port-au-Prince, Haiti, November 1, 2016 – GB Group, a diversified group of industrial and trading companies which operates Lafito Industrial Free Zone, announced today the signing of a long term lease agreement with Reliable Source Industrial (“RSI”) of Taiwan. When completed, RSI will occupy over 50,000 square meters of industrial manufacturing facilities utilizing state-of-the-art technologies. RSI expects to […]