ECONOMIC SUMMIT: During a courtesy call at Jamaica House on Tuesday, PM Bruce Golding raps with Group CEO of RBC Royal Bank, Suresh Sookoo. RBC Royal Bank is the rebranded RBTT Bank, which was acquired by the Royal Bank of Canada three years ago. Mr. Sookoo said that the bank is aiming to expand services to the small, medium and micro enterprise (SME) sector and is looking on with interest at the venture capital activities in Jamaica.
A FEW GOOD MEN: PM Golding (third right) kicks off the cabinet meeting of July 11 after welcoming newly appointed Minister of Energy, Clive Williams (far left); Minister of Justice, Delroy Chuck (second left); and Minister without portfolio in the Cabinet Office with responsibility for the Public Service, Senator Arthur Williams (not shown). Other changes to the Cabinet: Robert Montague named Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, and Dr Christopher Tufton appointed Minister of Industry Investment and Commerce.