VTSO David Pincho has recently been promoted to the rank of Port Officer. David joined the Gibraltar Port Authority in November 2006 and has since acquired a variety of skills as well as attending numerous courses both locally and abroad.
Minister Samantha Sacramento, who is in currently in Tel Aviv at the Institute of Travel and Tourism conference, travelled to Jerusalem to meet with Gibraltarian Fleur Hassan Nahoum at the Knesset - the national legislature of Israel - where Mrs Hassan Nahoum was addressing a special committee on Jerusalem issues.
The Royal Gibraltar Police would like to advise the general public of reports being received during the past few days with regards £10.00 “HM Government of Gibraltar” counterfeit notes detected in the local banking system and £10.00 and £20.00 “HM Government of Gibraltar” counterfeit notes detected in nearby Spain.
"The continuing degree of inconsistency in the public statements made by the Opposition is quite extraordinary. The latest example of this inconsistency is their comment on the works to refurbish Laguna Estate."
The Government have released a statement where it 'notes that the public is already engaged in providing ideas to the Government and to the Chief Minister for each Budget, but nonetheless it welcomes the statement today from Independent Member of Parliament, Ms Marlene Hassan Nahon, which seeks to constructively put forward ideas that can make the important Appropriation Session of the Parliament easier for people to understand and engage with.
Last Thursday the Care Agency hosted its annual verbena for service users who attend the Waterport Terraces Day Centre. An evening of fun and entertainment was enjoyed by over 100 service users at the Calpe Rowing Club, with music provided by My Latin Way.
The Minister for Sport, the Hon Steven Linares has congratulated Sebastian Desoisa for his efforts and excellent result in the Under 9 Category in The European Golf Championships held in Gullane, Scotland.
The Minister for Culture, the Hon Steven Linares, has publicly congratulated the Gibraltar International Dance Association team for their outstanding success at the Dance World IDF Championships held in Bressanone, Italy, last week.
The Gibraltar Port Authority (GPA) was represented at the European Bunker Fuel Conference last week in Rotterdam by the CEO and Captain of the Port, Commodore Bob Sanguinetti and Bunkering Superintendent Victor Calderon.
"On the 23rd of June 2016, many young people in Gibraltar will be faced with a decision of paramount importance, a decision that will shape the future for generations to come. On this day, Gibraltar will decide her future as a member of the European Union.
'Roy Clinton seems not to read his own press releases' says Government. 'In the one on the dementia facility last week he intimated that it had not yet opened because of a squeeze in finances. Today he acknowledges that funds were indeed available. He makes it utterly clear that the Government’s 2015/16 Budget Estimates made provision for £400,000 for the Day Care Facility and for a further £400,000 for the contracting out of the Dementia Residential Facilities service.'
Gibraltar will be represented at the PDC Betway World Cup of Darts by Dyson Parody and Manuel Vilerio. The event will be held in Frankfurt, Germany from the 2nd to 5th June and will be broadcast live on Sky Sports.
The annual Short Story Competition organised by the Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry for Culture in conjunction with the Gibraltar Chronicle attracted a total of 275 entries from children in School Years 4 to 13 and adults. The Minister for Culture, the Hon Steven Linares, presented the awards on Wednesday 1st June 2016 at 4.30pm at the John Mackintosh Hall.