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).
The Ministry for Infrastructure and Planning have announced the introduction of the new Pay & Display machines as from Tuesday 25th April 2017, in keeping with the recommendations of the Sustainable Traffic, Transport and Parking Plan, and in line with constantly evolving technology.
A new residential facility for persons with Alzheimer’s and Dementia was officially inaugurated on Monday by the Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and Minister for Health, Care and Justice, Neil F. Costa. ‘Hillsides’ is located at the site of the old Royal Naval Hospital and close to the Bella Vista Dementia Day Centre, another vital elderly care facility and milestone in the provision of elderly care services, which opened in January 2017.