As part of the ongoing Macaque Awareness Programme spearheaded by the Department of the Environment and Climate Change, a new App on Gibraltar’s Barbary Macaque has been launched by the Minister for the Environment and Climate Change, Dr. John Cortes.
In his capacity as the Leader of the House, the CM has today informed the Speaker that there will be no meetings of the Gibraltar Parliament prior to 23 June.
The ESG welcomes the release today by the SDGG regarding the end of a mass release of balloons on National Day. We have campaigned for some years for this ban alongside the GONHS and many individuals. The recent visit and efforts by Lewis Pugh is also recognised.
It is a great relief to hear that the impact from this annual balloon release on the environment has finally been acknowledged and we thank all those involved, both locally and internationally, in helping arrive at this decision.
As often happens at certain times of year, the present demand on beds at St Bernard’s Hospital is high and it has become necessary to introduce additional beds in in St Bernard’s Hospital and Mount Alvernia in order to cope with current demands and minimize impact on the hospital’s activities.
Detective Constable Jason Oton from the RGP High Tech Crime Unit (HTCU) has been commended by the US Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Attaché at the US Embassy in London.