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FULL NAME:  Jeslyn Ferrary
AGE:      24    
STAR SIGN:  Pisces
OCCUPATION:  Teacher
COLOUR OF HAIR:  Brown
COLOUR OF EYES: Hazel

The Board of the Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA) last week ratified the previously approved policy on the use of acupuncture as a modality (method) of treatment for GHA patients.

The Commissioner of Police Eddie Yome today presented commendations to members of the RGP Investors in People (IIP) project team, namely, Chief Inspector Paul Richardson and HMGoG Administrative Officer Erika Delaney-Gomez who is a member of the RGP civilian support staff.

Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, is pleased to announce that the 2016  Gibraltar Drama Festival will take place from Tuesday 15th to Saturday 19th March 2016.

The Royal Gibraltar Police are pleased to announce the awarding of the highly prestigious Investors in People Gold accreditation.

The Chief Minister, The Hon Fabian Picardo, QC MP is making an official visit to San Roque tomorrow Friday.

It is clear that Mr Lawrence Llamas has not understood the issue that the Chief Minister took up with controlling officers on 5th December.

Yesterday, the Minister for Education, the Hon Gilbert Licudi QC MP, hosted a visit to the University of Gibraltar by the La Linea councillor for Education, Rosa Lopez.

The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia has said that the Government wants to develop cultural and commercial ties with China.

Members of the public are once again invited to celebrate World Book Day at the John Mackintosh Hall on Thursday 3rd March 2016.

Following Sunday’s incidents at sea, the Chief Minister accompanied His Excellency the Governor on a visit to the RGP Marine Section where he congratulated officers for their professionalism and courage when faced by the aggressive actions of smugglers.

CEO and Captain of the Port, Commodore Bob Sanguinetti, has been elected to the board of the International Bunker Industry Association.

Gibraltar has become a member of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC), an international organisation made up of national governments, private companies and civil society working towards the reduction of short-lived pollutants such as carbon and Hydrofluorocarbons.

Following the presentation made at the Media Forum during the course of the Money Fair in Berlin participants were invited to attend the unveiling of a newly sculpted effigy of the Queen which has been used in an additional series of coins to be issued in commemoration of Her Majesty’s 90th birthday.

The Air Terminal will carry out an in-house Training Exercise on the morning of Tuesday 9th February. The exercise will practice agencies’ response to a fire-related incident on an aircraft parked on one of its stands.

The Governor has chaired the first meeting of the Gibraltar Security Council (GSC) since taking office. The Chief Minister, Commissioner of Police and Commander of British Forces also attended the meeting together with senior members of their staff.

The Ministry of Financial Services and Gaming has had a busy week representing Gibraltar internationally. The ICE Totally Gaming Conference is the leading annual International Gaming Conference.
This year Gibraltar was represented by the Minister for Gaming Albert Isola, Gambling Commissioner Phill Brear, Regulatory and Licensing teams, and a number of firms and professionals. The event brings together all component parts of the Online Gaming industry and provides a unique opportunity to stay abreast of new developments, engage with Operators and meet prospective new entrants to the Gibraltar market place. The delegation’s successful participation reinforces Gibraltar’s position as the world’s leading online Gaming Jurisdiction.

Minister Bossano, Minister with responsibility for the Gibraltar National Mint, today addressed the Media Forum at the World Money Fair in Berlin, Germany.

The ESG has recently been discussing the threat of a potential new Refinery in the Bay with Spanish Environmental groups and concerned citizens.

Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar’s policy on Victoria Stadium was made clear in the manifesto voted for by almost 70% of the electorate.