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‘On Location’ Meetings go from Strength to Strength R...

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The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo, continues to hold his ‘On Location’ meetings in and around Gibraltar. These community-focussed meetings follow on from last year’s initiative in which clinics were held around Gibraltar to provide communities with more direct access to the Chief Minister. In this new format, meetings…

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Youth Service Celebrate World Hijab Day – 81/2020

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The Gibraltar Youth Service recently celebrated World Hijab Day by hosting an intercultural awareness day with Muslim young people who are members of the local youth clubs.   The aim of the day was to raise awareness and to understand the Hijab garment with people from other religious groups being given…

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Ministry of Equality to Mark International Women’s Day 202...

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The Ministry of Equality has today announced that it will be marking International Women’s Day 2020 with a Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) panel discussion. The event will take place on Tuesday 3rd March and feature a number of women who work in these fields locally. The…

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HM Government of Gibraltar Notes the Publication of the Mutu...

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HM Government of Gibraltar notes that the committee of experts on the evaluation of anti-money laundering measures and the financing of terrorism (Moneyval) has now published its Mutual Evaluation Report (MER) on Gibraltar. This evaluation has been carried out at the express request of the Government of Gibraltar in order…

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Safety Advisory Group Launch – 76/2020

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SAFETY ADVISORY GROUP LAUNCH The Government has today launched the Safety Advisory Group (SAG). The Group is created with the purpose of bringing together key agencies, to ensure the safety of all events in our community.  The key agencies represented include the Department of Environment, Heritage and Climate Change, Ministry…

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‘Jack’s Law’ To Apply To All ‘Children,’ Regardles...

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Last month, Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar announced that it was set to introduce ‘Jack’s Law’ under which bereaved parents would be entitled to two weeks of paid leave from work.  This legislation had become known as ‘Jack’s Law’ in UK, in memory of Jack Herd. In its original announcement,…

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2020 Gibraltar Drama Festival – 74/2020

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Gibraltar Cultural Services is pleased to announce the 2020 Gibraltar Drama Festival will take place from Monday 16th to Friday 20th March 2020. All performances will take place at the John Mackintosh Hall. A total of 11 plays will be presented as follows: Monday 16th March 2020 – 7pm  …

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Minister Isola Leads a Series of New Business Development an...

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The Hon Albert Isola is in London this week where he is leading a series of new business development meetings with financial services firms and advisers. Minister Isola is accompanied by the Finance Centre Director, James Tipping, and Gibraltar Finance senior executives Michael Ashton, Paul Astengo and Tim Haynes. The…

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SPIRIT OF DISCOVERY 72/2020

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As it neared Gibraltar this morning, the cruise ship, Spirit of Discovery (868 passengers and 513 crew) reported that, on board, it had 89 cases of suspected Norovirus (Diarrhoea, vomiting and fever). IT IS IMPORTANT TO NOTE THAT THESE SYMPTOMS ARE NOT THOSE OF CORONAVIRUS. However, given the current situation,…

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