HM Government of Gibraltar Welcomes the Consultation by HM T...

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HM Government of Gibraltar notes and welcomes the consultation published yesterday by HM Treasury on market access arrangements between the United Kingdom and Gibraltar. This consultation is the next step towards legislating access for Gibraltar incorporated financial services firms into the UK market based on aligned high standards of financial…

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Phased Reduction of GHA Services – 164/2020

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The Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA) has now taken affirmative action as a precautionary measure, to protect patients and staff during this phase of containment of the COVID -19 virus (Coronavirus) in order to prevent potential spread. With effect from 10 March 2020, all GHA clinical teams have been instructed to…

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Government Provides Update on Coronavirus COVID-19 Measures ...

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–          Core Group of Policymakers to meet daily –          Field Hospital to reduce impact on St Bernard’s –          Public Information call centre to be set up –          Daily situation updates to be provided to all mobiles via WhatsApp –          All elective surgeries cancelled HM Government of Gibraltar continues to plan…

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STTPP – New Pay & Display Parking Scheme the Ex-Queen...

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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 tomorrow, Thursday 12 March 2020, a new Pay & Display parking zone at the ex-Queen’s Cinema site will become operational. This new area will provide 21…

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Gibraltar’s University Students Provided with COVID-19 Adv...

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The Department of Education has written to all Gibraltar students who are studying at University abroad to provide advice and reassurance regarding COVID-19. The advice includes information for University students relating to what to do if they are diagnosed with the virus, what to do if they are travelling in…

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2020 Gibraltar Drama Festival – Reimbursement of Purch...

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As previously announced by HM Government of Gibraltar, the 2020 Gibraltar Drama Festival will take place at the John Mackintosh Hall, but with closed doors to the general public. Gibraltar Cultural Services will be reimbursing all ticket holders accordingly at the John Mackintosh Hall, from Monday 16th to Friday 20th…

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Deputy Chief Minister Comment on Commonwealth Day – 15...

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In view that yesterday Monday was Commonwealth Day, the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia, who is the Minister with responsibility for relations with the Commonwealth, said: “This is the first Commonwealth Day with Gibraltar outside the European Union. In that context, it is perfectly logical that we should look…

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First Gibraltar COVID-19 patient receives all-clear  –...

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The first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Gibraltar has now received the all-clear. The patient tested negative in two separate tests which were carried out over two different days. The all-clear has been given by the medical authorities in Gibraltar after going through the standard procedures. There are still 63…

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COVID-19 Advice to the Elderly and Those Most At Risk –...

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  The new COVID-19 virus can cause more severe symptoms in people with a weakened immune system (such as those suffering from cancer, or are on special medication), and older people (generally over the age of 70), especially those with long term conditions like heart disease, poorly controlled diabetes, poorly…

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HMGoG Updates COVID-19 List of At-Risk Countries to Include ...

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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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Excavation works on Europort Avenue

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In order to allow a contractor to carry out excavation works along Europort Avenue to lay new services as part of the new St Martin’s School, the following traffic arrangements will be put in place.  As from 9.30am on Monday 9th March 2020, and for a period not exceeding 4…

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Measures in place for schools in light of COVID-19 – 1...

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The Department of Education has circulated to all schools Public Health guidelines for educational settings in Gibraltar. These include information on groups who are vulnerable to COVID-19. Generally, this virus can cause more severe symptoms in people with a weakened immune system (such as those suffering from cancer, or are…

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Government Advises Avoiding Large Public Gatherings – ...

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The Government’s COVID-19 Co-ordinating Group has been meeting for 7 weeks now to plan, prepare and protect Gibraltar from the spread of the virus. Today, the Chief Minister chaired a meeting of this group for the second time. The Government is confident that Gibraltar is as ready as possible for…

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Religious Leaders’ Photograph is Ill-Judged – 142/20...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar has noted the photograph of Gibraltar’s religious leaders over the Holocaust Memorial that stands at Commonwealth Park, presenting their position in favour of the ‘NO’ campaign in the abortion referendum. The Government considers that the photograph is badly ill-judged in seeking to mobilise the horrific…

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Government Statement on COVID-19 – 141/2020

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Earlier today, the GHA confirmed that a person in Gibraltar has been identified as having the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19. This person and their partner (who has had no symptoms) are a young couple. When they returned from Northern Italy, neither the person nor their partner had any symptoms…

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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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