RBL hit with technological issues

Republic Bank Limited has been hit with a technological problem that is affecting its customer transactions, including mobile and Internet banking.

Managing director Nigel Baptiste confirmed the situation this afternoon as he apologised to all the bank's customers for the situation.

The problem first occurred this morning resulting in transactions at the bank's branches being slowed and causing long lines.

"There was an error that resulted in the system first gradually slowing down and then eventually being non-responsive," Baptiste told the T&T Guardian.

BHP president joins RBL board

Republic Bank Limited has announced that Vincent Pereira has joined its Board of Directors.

The appointment is effective July 1, 2019. 

Pereira is the current president of BHP Trinidad and Tobago, a position he has has since 2005. 

He has more than 35 years’ experience in the energy sector, having worked in Trinidad and Tobago and in the United States of America. 

In his role, Pereira was responsible for the firm’s safe and reliable operations and for the growth of a legacy business in Trinidad and Tobago.