Addison Global Licence suspended – 104/2020

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The Gambling Licensing Authority, on advice from the Gambling Commissioner, has today suspended the gambling operating licenses of Addison Global trading under the brand name Moplay. The Gambling Commissioner has been working with Company executives on restructuring proposals put forward by the shareholder of the Company, who at all times…

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Condolences on the Death of Fernando Moran – 103/2020

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The Chief Minister of Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar has today expressed condolences on its behalf, and on behalf of the People of Gibraltar, to the family of Fernando Moran, former Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Spain, who has passed away today. Snr Moran was known for being Foreign…

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Chief Minister Responds to GPLM & Confirms He Backs Yes ...

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The Chief Minister has today responded to the complaint of the Gibraltar Pro-Life Movement in respect of his comments on the referendum. The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo, said: “I have said in Parliament and during the recent General Election campaign that my view is that our abortion laws…

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Trees to be Relocated from School – 101/2020

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The Department of Environment, Heritage and Climate Change has been working over the past few months to ensure that the trees at the site of the former Westside School, which will be the site of Chatham Views housing, are either moved or replaced so that there is no net loss….

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HM Government of Gibraltar Hosts a Reception for Gibraltaria...

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Last Wednesday the Hon Albert Isola, hosted a reception for Gibraltarians working in London in the financial and professional services sectors. Some forty individuals attended the networking event representing sectors including accounting, insurance, asset management, banking and law. The Hon Vijay Daryanani, Minister for Commerce and Tourism who was in…

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Multi-Agency Exercise to test Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)...

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A multi-agency exercise is scheduled to take place on Wednesday 19th February. This will test Gibraltar’s preparedness for confirmed cases of COVID-19. This is purely for planning and readiness purposes and there will be no disruption to the public. The exercise will involve table-top strategic co-ordination, as well as a…

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Chief Minister Congratulates Startup Grind Gibraltar –...

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The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo has written to Denise Matthews, the Chapter Director of Startup Grind Gibraltar, to congratulate her on the local group’s global achievements. Startup Grind Gibraltar has been recognised with four awards at the Global 2020 conference in San Fransisco’s Silicon Valley. This puts Gibraltar on the…

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Garcia calls for border fluidity for all in Brussels –...

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The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia has told the European Policy Centre in Brussels that border fluidity for all, for residents, tourists and workers, equals greater prosperity for all. Dr Garcia arrived in Brussels late on Sunday night for two days of meetings and engagements. He was speaking to…

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Chief Minister Congratulates Wendy Morton MP – 93/2020

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The Chief Minster, Fabian Picardo QC MP, has written to congratulate Wendy Morton MP on her appointment as Permanent Under Secretary of State in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for International Development. The Chief Minister emphasised the excellent relationship enjoyed between HM Government of Gibraltar and previous…

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STATEMENT BY THE CHIEF MINISTER RECORDING DEPARTURE FROM TH...

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Mr Speaker, I have no doubt that all Honourable Members will agree that we should start today’s session by formally recording for Hansard, and therefore for posterity in the documentary archive of this House, that this is the first time that the Parliament meets since our legal departure from membership…

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Ministry for Health Welcomes and Supports Establishment of K...

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 Kidney Care Gibraltar (formerly known as the Gibraltar Dialysis Patients and Friends Association) held their Annual General Meeting recently. Principal Secretary at the Ministry of Health and Care, Evelyn Cervan, opened the meeting on behalf of Minister Paul Balban.  During her address, Ms Cervan thanked the Charity, emphasising the importance…

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Multi-Disciplinary Autism Assessment Panel – 89/2020

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HM Government of Gibraltar welcomes the press release issued by Autism Support Gibraltar and wishes to assure health service users that the GHA has an excellent support service in place for those suffering from autism. Children with a possible diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder are referred in the first instance…

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Telephone-CPR to Increase Bystander Intervention – 91/...

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  The Gibraltar Fire & Rescue Service, Gibraltar Ambulance Service and Gibraltar Health Authority are pleased to announce the launch of Telephone-CPR. From today, anyone ringing 190 or 112 for an emergency ambulance will be asked 4 questions to establish if the patient requires resuscitation. Where appropriate, the Controller will…

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Fire Service Officer attends Incident Command Course in UK 8...

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Station Officer George Burns has recently completed the Advanced Tactical Incident Command course (ICL 3) at the Fire Service College (FSC) in Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire, UK. Building on the previous levels of Incident Command courses, this course will provide him with the necessary skills, knowledge and understanding required to perform as…

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Gibraltar and JTI take a step forward against the illeg...

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Through a Memorandum of Understanding, HM Customs, Gibraltar and JTI promote a joint effort against tobacco illicit trade The Government of Gibraltar/HM Customs Gibraltar has signed an agreement with JTI, Japan Tobacco International, to protect the legitimate trade in tobacco products and foster a stable and transparent tobacco market in Gibraltar.   The Memorandum of Understanding outlines the basis of a cooperation framework that includes…

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NVQ PRESENTATION – 85/2020

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This week 33 candidates received their Level 2 and Level 3 national Vocational Qualification Diplomas (NVQ) at Bleak House. At a presentation presided over by the Hon Sir Joe Bossano. The successful candidates have been undergoing training and work placements over a period of 3 years for Construction and 4…

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Governor’s Meadow Lower Primary Celebrate International Da...

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Governor’s Meadow Lower Primary School celebrated International Day of Women and Girls in Science on the 11th February.  The day’s purpose was to promote full and equal access to participation in science. In 2019, less than 30% of researchers worldwide were women and only around 30% of all female students…

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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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