GB Energy delivered training on LPG’s safe handling to ensure first class service to its St. Maarten customers. Sint Maarten, March 2019 –  GB Energy St. Maarten recently held an LPG Training for its local employees, distributors, and personnel from its regional office, alongside representatives from United Petroleum Company of the Dominican Republic at the Simpson Bay Resort & Marina hotel. The main objective of the training was to target […]

Texaco celebrates 100 years in Jamaica!

February 20th, 2019 – Kingston, Jamaica. The Texaco brand is celebrating 100 years in Jamaica this year, under the axiom: Quality, Innovation, Excellence, Reliability and Service. To kick-start the celebrations, the company held a church service at the Webster Memorial United Church in Kingston on Sunday, February 10th, where it donated $100,000 to the Church’s Educational Assistance Program. Reverend Paul DaCosta Pinto, in a lively address to the congregation, delivered […]

Texaco awarded best gas station in St. Maarten!

Sunday January 20th, 2019 – Simpson Bay, St. Maarten. The GB Energy – Texaco Simpson Bay station was awarded the No. 1 best gas station on the island of St. Maarten! GB Energy – Texaco has just been recognized as THE BEST service station on the entire island by the Daily Herald’s reknowned yearly supplement in which it lists the “BEST OF ST. MAARTEN” in several categories. Filling-up your tank at […]

RSI and GB Group chose Estrella as Lafito Industrial Free Zone lead contractor

Last summer, Lafito Industrial Free Zone’s anchor tenant, Reliable Sources Industrial (RSI) selected Estrella S.A. as lead contractor for the construction of its first manufacturing facilities outside of Asia.  When completed, RSI will occupy over 30,000 square meters of industrial manufacturing facilities & nearly 7,000 square meters of residential space at Lafito Industrial Free Zone (LIFZ).   “It has been an exciting year, and the best is yet to come.  […]

New jobs at Lafito with Citadelle’s state-of-the-art grinding facility!

Friday, December 7th, 2018 – Citadelle is extremely pleased with its accomplishments over the past 8 years. In January 2nd, 2017 their bagging plant located in Port Lafito started operations and in May 2018 their new grinding plant started producing cement being sold in bags and in bulk. With this new plant, Citadelle is now well positioned to serve an important part of the national territory given its big production […]

GB Group appoints Pablo Portes as new CEO

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018. Miami, Fl. – Thursday, November 22nd, 2018. Miami, Fl. – The GB Group, a leading business conglomerate in key sectors of the Caribbean economy, announced the appointment of Mr. Pablo Portes as its new CEO, during an event held earlier today with the Group’s main executives and staff, as well as public authorities. This diversified group of industrial and trading companies founded in Haiti by Mr. […]


24MW of competitive and reliable power now online at Lafito Industrial Free Zone! Lafiteau, Haiti. Monday, November 5th, 2018 – Today marks an important day, not only for the Lafito endeavor but also for Haiti, as 24MW of competitive and reliable power is now available!  The 24MW power plant is centrally located in the Lafito Industrial Free Zone (or LIFZ for short) within the fully-integrated economic zone of Lafito Global. The […]

GB Energy Texaco Jamaica revamps McCam Child Development Centre’s playground!

GB Energy Texaco: a nonstop contributor for Jamaica! The GB Energy Texaco Jamaica team recently renovated the McCam Child Development Centre’s playground, installing playground tiles, a playground set and ramps for wheelchair access. Located in Papine, Kingston, the school caters to children with special needs up to the age of 10. This isn’t the first time GB Energy Texaco has worked with the school. Back in 2014, the company helped to […]

LPG now available in GB Energy Texaco Jamaica!

GB Energy Texaco Jamaica now offers LPG in is stations! On Friday October 5, 2018, GB Energy Texaco Jamaica officially launched Autogas in the capital city, Kingston. Speaking at the launch held at the first Texaco station on the island to offer this alternative, Mauricio Pulido, CEO, said that the use of LPG will benefit motorists as well as the environment. “LPG is a cleaner fuel than traditional gasoline and […]

Hapag-Lloyd announces Port Lafito as new port of call

Thursday, September 13th, 2018 – Port Lafito is proud to announce Hapag-Lloyd will be calling on Haiti’s first and only Panamax Port! A press release issued by Hapag-Lloyd to its customers reads as follows: “In an effort to increase import coverage for our customers we will improve our service scope in Haiti by introducing the new weekly Haiti Express service calling Port Lafito. We will also continue to call Port-au-Prince. […]