159.1 2021

Local businessman donates tablets for ERS – 159-2021

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Local businessman Mr Jamie Perez has kindly donated 5 Samsung tablets to the Elderly Residential Services (ERS) through the Office of Civil Contingencies. These tablets have been a lifeline to many residents who could only communicate with their loved ones via these means for a number of months now.  …

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ART COMPETITION FOR YOUNG ARTISTS 2021 – 158/2021

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An Art Competition for Young Artists, organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is being held at the John Mackintosh Hall. This competitive exhibition is part of the annual Youth Arts Jamboree. The Minister for Culture, The Hon. Dr John Cortes MP, officially opened the…

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St Bernadette’s Resource Centre reopens its doors – ...

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St Bernadette’s Resource Centre resumed normal activity on Monday 22nd February 2021. This follows a robust inoculation programme arranged for service users who have now received their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.    Under the Leadership of Sharon Ratcliffe, COVID-19 Coordinator for the Care Agency, the inoculation programme commenced…

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155.1 2021

Governor and Deputy Chief Minister visit latest find at Nort...

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His Excellency the Governor Vice Admiral Sir David Steel was shown around the Northern Defences for the first time this morning. He was received by the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia and the Project Director Carl Viagas. This impressive array of fortifications protected Gibraltar for centuries against a land…

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REACTION TO GSD VAT COMMENTS – 153/2021

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Reacting to the GSD Press Release on VAT, the Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, said: ‘The Government is preparing to work with TLAC and with other entities in finessing its negotiating objectives on any aspects of a UK/EU Treaty on Gibraltar which might relate to free or…

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HMGoG confirms death from COVID-19 – 151/2021

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HM Government deeply regrets to confirm the death of a resident of Elderly Residential Services from COVID-19. The total number of deaths related to COVID-19 in Gibraltar is now 91.    The deceased was a woman aged 95-100 years old, who also had underlying health conditions. She died yesterday of…

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Minister for Health announces 30,000 COVID 19 vaccinations a...

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The Minister for Health Samantha Sacramento has announced that yesterday, Sunday 21st February, marked exactly six weeks since the COVID-19 vaccination programme in Gibraltar first started. In this time over 30,000 doses of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine have now been administered in Gibraltar.   As at close of play on Sunday 21st January,…

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Gorham’s Cave Complex UNESCO World Heritage Site launches ...

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The Gorham’s Cave Complex UNESCO World Heritage Site has had a high profile within the Gibraltar National Museum’s own website since its inscription in 2016. The Gibraltar National Museum is the appointed Competent Authority (under regulation 8(2) of the Gorham’s Cave Complex Regulations 2019) that manages the World Heritage Site…

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Pelican Crossing by Jumper’s Building, Rosia Road – ...

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The Government would like to inform the public that new infrastructure and civil works to reinstate the existing pelican crossing by Jumper’s Building at Rosia Road are now complete and the installation of a new set of pelican crossing equipment at this location is planned to be completed by the…

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148.1 2021

Minister attends virtual Climate Change meeting – 148/...

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The Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Climate Change John Cortes last week participated in a virtual meeting on Climate Change, in preparation for the Climate Change Summit (COP26) that will be held in Glasgow later this year.  The meeting was organised by the British Embassy in Rome and the Italian…

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Public Health Survey – 143/2021

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The Public Health department of the GHA at the Contact Tracing Bureau is currently carrying out a post-COVID follow-up review of people who tested positive for COVID-19 some time ago. The follow-up questions should not take more than 10 minutes and are there to assess if the person has reverted…

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Gibraltar reaction to OECD report – 139/2021

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Gibraltar has undergone its Stage 1 peer review of the BEPS Action 14 Minimum Standard. This Action seeks to improve the resolution of tax-related disputes between jurisdictions as a result of an increase in the mobility of international labour and cross-border business as the global economy continues to develop. It…

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Government regrets to confirm death from COVID-19 – 14...

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The Government deeply regrets to confirm the death of a resident of Elderly Residential Services from COVID-19. The total number of deaths related to COVID-19 in Gibraltar is 88. The deceased was a woman, aged 85-90 years old, who also had underlying health conditions. She died yesterday of COVID-19 and…

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138.1 2021

Youth Arts Jamboree 2021 – 138/2021

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Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to outline the programme of events forming part of the Youth Arts Jamboree 2021. COVID-19 restrictions have meant GCS has had to present new ways of delivering this content with this in turn inspiring new ideas as well…

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Opening of Schools – 137/2021

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The Department of Education is pleased that it will be able to welcome all our students back to school on Monday 22nd February as recently announced. Schools will open their doors to our students in line with Public Health Guidance. All COVID-19 measures for health and safety and hygiene will…

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Mariola Summerfield’s Passing Away – 136/2021

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HMGOG is extremely saddened to hear the news of Mariola Summerfield’s passing away. Mariola belonged to Gibraltar’s beloved generation that suffered the evacuation during World War 2 and the Spanish blockade to strangle Gibraltar economically. After living through very dark times during the Blitz in London and the Nazi threat,…

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No more rubble for east side tip – 135/2021

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The rubble tip on the eastern side of Gibraltar, between eastern beach and Catalan Bay, is now full and will no longer receive any rubble. The main users of this service were notified in January by the Technical Services Department who have managed the site throughout. The position until now…

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Oil Spill Update – 134/2021

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The Gibraltar Port Authority, in conjunction with other agencies, has continued with the clean up operation caused by the oil spill in the early hours of Friday morning. Yesterday, efforts were being focused on the retrieval of oil around the harbour and the Gibraltar Bay with assets from both the private…

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Oil spill clean up operation – 132/2021

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The Gibraltar Port Authority (GPA) in conjunction with other agencies have today continued with the clean up operation caused by the oil spill which occurred yesterday morning. The GPA has focused on redeploying assets to combat the oil which is mostly located in the inner harbour. The main aim is…

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Government confirms death from COVID-19 – 131/2021

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HMGoG is saddened to confirm a further death in Gibraltar from COVID-19 in the past 24-hours, bringing the total number of deaths in our community related to COVID-19 to 85. The deceased was a resident of Elderly Residential Services, a man aged 85 – 90 years old, who had underlying…

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Government confirms death from COVID-19 – 129/2021

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HMGoG deeply regrets to confirm a further death in Gibraltar from COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths in our community related to COVID-19 to 84.The deceased was a man aged 60-65 years old, who had a long term chronic condition. He died this morning of multiorgan failure and sepsis…

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HMGOG RESPONDS TO GSD COMMENTS ON MENTAL HEALTH MOTION ̵...

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The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, responded to the GSD’s latest press release on Mental Health by saying: ‘I note the GSD’s latest statement on Mental Health. I do hope that the GSD will want to practice what they preach and cooperate with the Government’s many initiatives…

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