On January 20, reports emerged that the Caribbean nation of Guyana had officially exported its first-ever shipment of crude oil. The one million barrels of sweet crude that were sent to the United States had been produced at the Stabroek Block’s Liza oil field, which thanks to operator ExxonMobil had made history in December by producing the first crude oil in Guyana’s history.
Trinidad and Tobago
The picturesque Caribbean island of Jamaica is home to three million people, and many of them turn to one of the country’s oldest and today its largest financial institution, National Commercial Bank Jamaica (NCB). Serving a diverse group of customers ranging from individuals to government agencies, NCB is committed to offering a broad selection of financial products and services from retail accounts to pension funds.
Interview with Ms. Michelle Palmer-Keizer, General Manager, Group Marketing and Communications, Republic Bank Limited
Every bank claims an important role in its community by providing a safe haven for deposits and offering credit; yet some go beyond that by supporting their communities through corporate social responsibility initiatives. Michelle Palmer-Keizer, General Manager, Group Marketing and Communications for Republic Bank in Trinidad and Tobago, outlines the four pillars of Republic’s Power to Make A Difference programme as well as other important outreaches.