Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo, addressed the Propeller Club of Algeciras at a private lunch on Tuesday. He was a special guest and spoke on the latest developments regarding Brexit and its implications for Gibraltar and the Campo Area.
Government have announced that the Borders and Coastguard Agency will be taking over the issuance of Visa Waivers and administration of applications for Entry Visas to Gibraltar. The move will see the process of the aforementioned documents facilitated due to the Agency’s Officers being present on duty at all of Gibraltar’s points of entry.
In an operation conducted on Tuesday, Officers of the Flexible Anti Smuggling Team arrested a local, 29 year old male for the importation of approximately 9.1 grams of cocaine.
In January 2016, Government published for consultation a document titled, ‘Virtual Currency: Outline Regulatory Framework’ the second such paper on this subject produced by the Cryptocurrency Working Group. After considering the feedback received from private sector firms and many other interested parties, further detailed work continued on this project including engaging with the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC).