On 6th December 2017 Gibraltar Parliament unanimously passed a Bill for an Act to amend the Financial Services (Investment and Fiduciary Services) Act.
The Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Joseph Garcia, will lead the Gibraltar delegation at Monday’s fifth meeting of the Joint Ministerial Council (Gibraltar EU Negotiations) to be held at the Department for Exiting the European Union in London.
Commenting on the announcement that 'sufficient progress' has been achieved in respect of the negotiation of an agreement for the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union, the Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo QC MP, yesterday said:
Gibraltar’s Public Health has undergone a re-branding, with a new website www.healthygibraltar.org launched today by Minister for Public Health, the Hon John Cortes, and the Health Promotion team at a Press Conference at No 6 Convent Place.
The Government has today published a Bill to amend the Gibraltar Electricity Authority Act that will, for the first time ever allow individual customers of the GEA to feed-in electricity generated at home from renewable sources.
The Care Agency held two days of Safeguarding Training for Adults at Risk on the 28th and 29th November 2017.
A minor oil spill was reported to the Gibraltar Port Authority shortly after 1pm on Wednesday 6 December 2017. The oil spill occurred when a yacht taking luboils at Western Arm suffered an overflow of delivery from the tank vent on deck which made its way into the sea via one of the deck scuppers.
Two Firefighters from the Airport Fire and Rescue Service have successfully completed the Holmatro Service Technician’s course at the Holmatro World Headquarters Training Centre in Raamsdonksveer, The Netherlands.
The most successful fundraising Christmas event at Ocean Village to date took place recently, where members of the Research into Childhood Cancer (RICC) charity held a Santa’s Grotto.
Last weekend, Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd December, fourteen members from Plater Youth Club took part in a fun packed residential at the Gibraltar Retreat Centre.
Ronald McDonald House Charities were extremely grateful to receive a £10,000 donation from HM Government of Gibraltar on Thursday 30th November 2017.
The Gibraltar Port Authority recently attended the 6th Mediterranean Bunker Fuel conference in Athens. This conference brought together over 150 of the region's leading bunker fuel suppliers, traders, brokers, refiners, ship operators, owners, and other marine fuel industry organizations to discuss the changing landscape of the Mediterranean heading towards 2020.
The Minister for Health, Care and Justice, Neil F. Costa, travelled to London for a series of official meetings with NHS officials from Manchester and London. Mr Costa was accompanied by the Medical Director of the Gibraltar Health Authority, Dr Daniel Cassaglia.
The Ministry of Equality and the Ministry of Transport have organised disability awareness front line staff training for drivers and staff of the Gibraltar Bus Company and Calypso Transport Ltd, both of which provide a public bus service.