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Investiture of new mayor of Gibraltar

Kaiane Lopez, the new mayor.
Kaiane Lopez, the new mayor. / SUR
  • She becomes the third female mayor in the Rock’s history

Kaiane Lopez was sworn in as the new mayor of Gibraltar at City Hall on Tuesday, the third female mayor in the Rock’s history. The former Miss World, who was deputy mayor, takes over the post from Adolfo Canepa, and the new deputy mayor is John Gonçalves.

In her speech, Mrs Lopez paid tribute to those who have held the post in the past, saying that she has seen how much hard work and dedication are required to fulfil the role. She thanked all former mayors, saying they are “truly an inspiration.”