Deputy Chief Minister meets Commonwealth Secretary General &...

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The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia has told the Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Baroness Patricia Scotland, that Gibraltar is committed to the values of the Commonwealth and aims to develop further existing bonds with the organisation. This came about at a meeting this morning in Marlborough House, London,…

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Wreath laying ceremony in Chiclana – 139/2020

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Minister John Cortes, in his capacity as Minister for Heritage attended a wreath laying ceremony in Chiclana on Monday. The ceremony was in honour of those who died in the Battle of La Barrosa on 5th March 1811 during the Peninsular War. At the battle, a joint British and Spanish…

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GAMPA Scholarship Award – 138/2020

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Celine Azopardi is the recipient of this year’s GCS GAMPA Scholarship Award. This award was created to recognise specific skills and attributes in young people and to help in their cultural development. To this end the shortlisted individuals were required to carry out a presentation, to tell their story and…

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Garcia in round of Commonwealth meetings in London – 1...

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Gibraltar will be sending a delegation to Rwanda in June to participate in events around the Commonwealth Heads of Government summit in the capital Kigali. This was confirmed by the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia, also the Minister for relations with the Commonwealth, who is in London today for…

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Confirmed Case of COVID-19 – 137/2020

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The GHA can confirm that a person in Gibraltar has been identified as having the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The patient and their partner, who have recently returned from Northern Italy via Malaga airport, are currently self-isolating. The GHA cannot reveal any further details to protect patient confidentiality except…

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Minister for Justice and Equality concluding Consultation Pr...

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Minster for Justice and Equality, Samantha Sacramento, commenced a consultation process on relationship breakdown following public concerns of parental alienation in some cases. Since the consultation process began in January this year, Minster Sacramento and her team, a panel from the Ministry of Equality have seen almost 50 individuals who…

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Governor’s Meadow Lower Primary School Year 2 Pupils learn...

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Year 2 pupils at Governor’s Meadow Lower Primary School were recently given an educational presentation by Brian Gomila from Monkey Talks. Pupils learned about our local Barbary Macaques, their habitat and diet. What really captured pupils’ interest was finding out about the ways our Barbary macaques interact and communicate not…

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Governor’s Meadow Lower Primary School Reception Pupils Ex...

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Reception Pupils at Governor’s Meadow Lower Primary School have taken part in a two week project-based learning topic on transport, engaging them in asking questions about travel which unleashed a contagious and creative energy in researching amongst pupils and teachers.. The children explored the various forms of transport that include…

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Minister for Justice and Equality joins in World Thinking Da...

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Minister for Justice and Equality Samantha Sacramento MP was unable to attend this year’s World Thinking Day celebrations in Gibraltar and instead joined celebrations in the Falkland Islands with the Guides movement. Minister Sacramento, who is a Guides Ambassador in Gibraltar, took the opportunity to meet the Rainbows, Brownies, Senior…

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Gibraltar Garrison Library Balustrade – 129/2020

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Following a period of conservation of over eighteen months, the balustrade at the Garrison Library has finally been liberated of its scaffolding to reveal the 19th century Georgian garden balustrade that frames the main entrance to the Garrison Library. Conservation works became necessary following concerns over the deterioration of the…

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Opposition have still not understood the Withdrawal Agreemen...

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The Leader of the Opposition has either still not understood the content of the Withdrawal Agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union or is mischievously twisting the facts in order to mislead and confuse public opinion. This is because the latest Opposition statement on frontier workers bears little…

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Juan Carlos Perez Promenade – 127/2020

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  The Government has formally named the new seafront promenade linking Camp Bay with Little Bay, west of Europa Pool, the Juan Carlos Perez Promenade, after much loved former Minister and politician, and GSLP Party Chairman, Juan Carlos Perez. Mr Perez was a member of the House of Assembly for…

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Opening Set Of Meetings Of EU Exit Committees Completed R...

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The first set of meetings of the committees established under the Withdrawal Agreement on the departure of the UK and Gibraltar from the European Union, which took place in the headquarters of the port of Algeciras yesterday Wednesday 26th and today Thursday 27th February, have now concluded. The orderly departure…

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Minister Sacramento attends Commonwealth Women Parliamentari...

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Minister for Justice and Equality, Samantha Sacramento MP, has attended the annual conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) of the British Islands and Mediterranean and Region of which the Gibraltar Parliament is a member. This year’s conference was hosted in Stanley by the Falkland Island…

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STTPP – SUSPENSION of Main Street & Irish Town Cycle L...

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The Ministry for Business, Tourism and Transport, wishes to announce the suspension of the Main Street & Irish Town Pilot Cycle Lane as from 31 March 2020. The suspension follows on from the advice received by the Office of the Transport Planner and thorough stakeholder consultation and feedback received from…

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Sir Lindsay Hoyle MP is Appointed Chancellor of the Universi...

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 Speaker hails Gibraltar University appointment as ‘huge honour’  The Minister for Education, Gilbert Licudi QC, has appointed Sir Lindsay Hoyle MP as the new Chancellor of the University of Gibraltar. Sir Lindsay succeeds Lord Luce who was the first Chancellor having held the position since 2015. Sir Lindsay Hoyle says…

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Withdrawal Agreement Committee Meetings in Algeciras –...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar is pleased that the first meetings of two of the Committees established in the Gibraltar Protocol of the Withdrawal Agreement, and the Memoranda of Understanding under it, have been held today in Algeciras.The Attorney General, Michael Llamas QC, led the teams of officials representing Her…

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Gibraltar Spring Festival 2020 – Spring Visual Arts Co...

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Gibraltar Cultural Services will hold a Spring Visual Arts Competition in May 2020 as part of the Gibraltar Spring Festival. The competition will once again see the categories for painting, sculpture, photography, video and installations. This is in line with Government’s policy of promoting contemporary arts in Gibraltar.   The visual…

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Gibraltar Sports and Leisure Authority (GSLA) and Junior Dar...

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The GSLA and JDC have entered into a 6-year agreement that will see Gibraltar host the Junior European Championships and an event bearing the name of and endorsed by World No.1 Michael van Gerwen annually whilst hosting the Junior World Championships on alternate years during this period. Minister Linares is…

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Committees established under MoUs to meet in Algeciras ̵...

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The Withdrawal Agreement for the departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union included a Protocol on Gibraltar. This, and four Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs), provided the framework which has led to the orderly departure of Gibraltar from the European Union and to the extension to Gibraltar of the…

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Financial Sanctions Workshop – 115/2020

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The Gibraltar Financial Intelligence Unit has partnered with HM Treasury’s Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to provide a Financial Sanctions training workshop. It comes as part of the remediation programme currently in place by HMGoG to address Moneyval’s Recommended Actions and aims to strengthen…

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Government deplores anti-Gibraltar comments made by Spanish ...

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The Government deplore the misinformation and blatant inaccuracy of comments about Gibraltar made by Ciudadanos MEP Jordi Canas earlier today. It is clear that he does not have a clue about Gibraltar, still less about the positive and close economic inter-relationship between Gibraltar and the neighbouring region of Spain. Someone…

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HMGoG Updates Coronavirus List of At-Risk Countries – ...

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On 11th February, the Government issued regulations under the Civil Contingencies Act to deal with the threat to Gibraltar from COVID-19. The regulations imposed a legal duty for travellers arriving in Gibraltar within two weeks of travel to an at-risk country to report to authorities on arrival. Today, the Government…

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Government ramps up Coronavirus Preparedness Planning –...

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The Government’s Coronavirus Co-ordinating Group continues to take active measures to prepare for and protect Gibraltar from the spread of the virus. In weekly meetings, representatives from Government departments and emergency services have taken the advice of public health professionals in working to prevent the spread of the virus to…

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STTPP – New Pay & Display Parking Scheme at Harbour Vi...

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The Ministry of Business, Tourism and Transport is pleased to announce as part of Sustainable Traffic, Transport and Parking Plan (STTPP) that as from Thursday 27 February 2020, three new Pay & Display parking zones will become operational on Harbour Views Road and Europort Roundabout. These new areas will now…

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Guardian Angel Donation to Support Learning for Sustainable ...

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  An initiative that encourages young people to take social responsibility, look after their environment and give back to their community has received funding from the Guardian Angel Foundation.    The Office of the Commissioner for Sustainable Development and Future Generations has been supported by the Guardian Angel Foundation to promote…

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