Two MoU Committees met in Gibraltar today – 495/2020

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Two of the MoU Committees which were established as part of the architecture that led to our departure from the European Union met in Gibraltar today. These latest meetings were hosted by the Government of Gibraltar at the Garrison Library and included representation from the relevant authorities from Gibraltar, the…

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Update on Mosquitoes in Gibraltar – 494/2020

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Avoidance of mosquito bites should always be considered as the first line of defence against mosquitoes. Different types of mosquitoes bite at different times of day, and transmit different infections so mosquito bite preventive measures are advisable at all times. The common Culex mosquito bites mainly during the evening and…

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COVID-19 – Protocol for Locally Registered Pleasure Craft ...

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The Captain of the Port has issued a protocol to all marinas, small boats associations and local yacht agents informing them of the procedures to be followed by all vessels returning to British Gibraltar Territorial Waters. The protocol has been put together following discussions with and advice from the Director…

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489.2 2020

Chief Minister Meets Spanish Foreign Minister – 489/20...

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  The Chief Minister of Gibraltar, the Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, met with the Spanish Foreign Minister, Ms Arancha Gonzalez Laya today in Algeciras. Mr Picardo said: “I have been delighted to meet Spanish Foreign Minister, Ms Arancha Gonzalez Laya today in Algeciras. “We have recorded our deep satisfaction with the…

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Gibraltar Finance Announced As Official Government Partner o...

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Hackathon will bring blockchain experts around the world together to create new open solutions to the challenges of the post-Covid19 era   Gibraltar – 23 July 2020 – Gibraltar Finance, the business development arm of HM Government of Gibraltar, has been announced as an official partner of the Post-Covid Hackathon,…

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Gibraltar Contingency Council meets to discuss security and ...

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A meeting of the Gibraltar Contingency Council (GCC), took place on the 22nd July 2020, to review security and civil contingency matters. The meeting was co-chaired by His Excellency the Governor and the Chief Minister, in what was the Governor‘s first GCC meeting. The Council agreed to review an intelligence report on…

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COVID group takes stock and plans for the future – 486...

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The COVID Exco group met this morning at No 6 Convent Place. This group operates as a sub-committee of the Gibraltar Contingency Council and was established when Gibraltar stepped down from Major Incident status. The group is made up of the Governor, the Chief Minister, the Deputy Chief Minister, the…

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The Gibraltar Tourist Board launches marketing campaign in S...

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The Gibraltar Tourist Board has launched a series of marketing efforts in Spain. Regional advertising in southern Spain on Cadena SER and Talk Radio Europe has already started, along with targeted Facebook campaigns. A dedicated radio programme on Cadena SER radio will also feature Gibraltar. Television adverts on regional television…

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Autumn Poetry Competition 2020 – 483/2020

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  Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture and in conjunction with The Gibraltar Chronicle, will hold a Poetry Competition as part of the 2020 autumn cultural programme. The competition is open to Gibraltarians and residents of Gibraltar who may submit two original works. The overall winner…

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AUTUMN BOOKMARK COMPETITION 2020 – 482/2020

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Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture and in conjunction with The Gibraltar Dyslexia Support Group, will hold a Bookmark Competition as part of the 2020 autumn cultural programme.    The competition is open to adults and children who are residents of Gibraltar and may submit two…

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Miss Gibraltar 2020 – 481/2020

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 The Ministry of Culture regrettably confirms that the 2020 Miss Gibraltar Pageant will not be held this year. The pageant will be postponed and rescheduled for 2021. Contributing to the reason for postponing the event is the organisers’ desire to provide the contestants with a proper Miss Gibraltar experience, to…

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HM CUSTOMS SEIZE 900 CARTONS OF CIGARETTES – 479/2020

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As a result of an operation to curtail illicit activity during silent hours in the area of Emmerson’s Place, HM Customs Enforcement and Marine Sections have seized 900 cartons of cigarettes, two vehicles and one transceiver.  The incident took place yesterday (Monday) morning at around 0230hrs when two locally registered…

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Currency.com Granted DLT Licence by Gibraltar Financial Serv...

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Currency.com join a growing group of licensed firms operating from Gibraltar  Gibraltar – 20th July 2020 – The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) has awarded a full Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) licence to Currency.com, a regulated crypto assets platform. The license will allow Currency.com to utilise DLT to store and…

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NEW YEAR CELEBRATION 2020 – 476/2020

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Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture is pleased to announce that after a selective process, the organisation, production and staging of this year’s New Year’s Eve celebrations has been awarded to Gibmedia. Gibraltar Cultural Services will be working closely with Gibmedia in order to provide an…

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Library Summer Book Reading Club – 472/2020

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The John Mackintosh Hall Library will be running a summer Book Club for children during the month of August. The initiative led by the Gibraltar Cultural Services Development Unit will be delivered by student volunteers, with GCS Staff overseeing all the sessions and related activities. The Book Club aims to…

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Basic eServices for DVLD and CSRO – 473/2020

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On Monday 20th July 2020, the Government will be launching the first batch of basic eServices for the Driving, Vehicle and Licensing Department (DVLD) and the Civil Status and Registration Office (CSRO). These are basic eServices, which include the services detailed below and the facility for online payments for each…

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First Live Virtual Meeting of DPC – 470/2020

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The first live virtual meeting of the Development and Planning Commission took place this morning. The loss of the internet signal to the Planning offices led to a break in the meeting whilst the problem was resolved. It is often the case that there are teething problems when a new…

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DNA Testing Back on Track – 469/2020

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As a consequence of the COVID-19 lockdown in Europe, the German laboratory that processes the DNA samples from dog fouling was not available for some months.  With the lifting of restrictions however, the processing of samples has now resumed and the ‘dog patrols’ carried out by the Environmental Agency and…

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468.8 2020

Golden Time enjoyed at Europa Pool – 468/2020

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  HM Government of Gibraltar is proud to continue to provide safe outdoor environments for those who are most vulnerable to the effects of COVID-19, including the over 70s and the immunosuppressed.  Since the beginning of July, anyone over 70 and those with a Silver Time pass have been offered…

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47th Gibraltar International Art Exhibition 2020 – 467...

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  Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is inviting entries for the 47th Gibraltar International Art Competition. Entries will be exhibited at the Gustavo Bacarisas Galleries from the 5th to the 14th November 2020. The competition is open to anyone aged 16 and over as at…

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466.2 2020

‘Art vs Covid19’ Exhibition opens at the Fine Ar...

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  The ‘Art vs Covid19’ exhibition organised by the Masa-UK Art Gallery in Manchester aims to create a project to show how art is bringing us together, making us stronger and resilient during the COVID pandemic. A total of 13 artists from Austria, Spain, Argentina and Gibraltar have contributed to…

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