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17:53

Gibraltar

Gibraltar under social lockdown to control the coronavirus crisis

Debbie Bartlett

In what he described as the hardest decision he had ever had to make in his political career so far, Gibraltar's chief minister, Fabian Picardo, announced on Sunday afternoon that a "total social lockdown" would begin from 12.01am on Tuesday,

15:44

Gibraltar

Picardo wins Gibraltar general election

Debbie Bartlett

The GSLP-Liberals have won the General Election in Gibraltar that took place on Thursday. The party led by Chief Minister Fabian Picardo has been voted in for a third four-year term with 52.5 per cent of the votes. Picardo received the highest ... this: GSLP MPs: Fabian Picardo, Dr Joseph García, John Cortes, Albert Isola, Sir Joe Bossano, Gilbert Licudi, Steven Linares, Paul Balban, Samantha Sacramento and Vijay Daryanani, who stood for election after former Health minister Neil Costa decided ... turnout for this election was 70.84 per cent, very slightly above the turnout for the last election in 2015 (70.77 per cent). Fabian Picardo recently announced that, if the GSLP-Liberals should win this general election, it would be his last term as GSLP

10:31

Gibraltar

Gibraltar goes into "total social lockdown" from Tuesday

Debbie Bartlett

...initial period of 30 days. Fabian Picardo explained that the measure was not being implemented immediately, to give businesses time to organise. He also said it will be reviewed every 48 hours, to assess whether it was still necessary. The terms of

13:32

Gibraltar

Challenges lie ahead, but Gibraltar will overcome them, says chief minister

Debbie Bartlett

The 2020 New Year message from chief minister Fabian Picardo was upbeat but didn't pull any punches: challenges lie ahead in this Brexit year, and everybody must be ready to do their bit to overcome them. He said logistical problems will ... for any such consequences are already in hand. We will be more than ready by then. Because we have worked and continue to work hard to ensure that Gibraltar is not caught out in any way". Picardo insisted that it is time for the whole population to

17:40

Gibraltar

Chief minister says Boris Johnson expressed his "continued" and "fulsome" support for Gibraltar

Debbie Bartlett

The chief minister of Gibraltar, Fabian Picardo, made a statement to the Gibraltar parliament on Monday about the results of the UK election and the way forward with Brexit, which is expected to take place on 31 January. Fabian Picardo said that ... the Leader of the Opposition, Keith Azopardi, in his response to Mr Picardo’s statement.

10:37

Gibraltar

Picardo and Garcia in London Brexit talks

Debbie Bartlett

Chief minister Fabian Picardo and deputy chief minister Dr Joseph Garcia spent two days in London this week for meetings related to Brexit. The discussions included preparations for a no-deal Brexit in the event that the UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement

12:26

Gibraltar

Gibraltar government calms fears after Yellowhammer report

Debbie Bartlett

...insisted that it was "out of date" and "wrong". In the statement, and also during interviews with local and international media, chief minister Fabian Picardo pointed out that these were worst-case scenarios which the Gibraltar authorities had themselves ... few surprises in store in general on 1 November. With regard to concerns about potential delays at the border, Picardo said in a later statement that Gibraltar has been working with the UK and Spain to address a no-deal situation, especially given

15:41

Gibraltar

Popular Gibraltar governor's term of office has come to an end

DEBBIE BARTLETT

...took up the post in January 2016 and in a speech at a reception organised this week the chief minister, Fabian Picardo, said: "Ed and Lorraine took to Gibraltar immediately upon arrival and had no trouble in settling into our close community. The ... sentiments were reciprocated as the people of Gibraltar very soon became fond of them and we took them as ours." Picardo also referred to the excellent relationship between the Governor and the Gibraltar government, saying it had been an easy ride to have

11:49

Gibraltar

Meetings with Tory top brass raise the profile of Gibraltar issues

DARYL FINCH

Gibraltar's chief minister, Fabian Picardo, and his deputy, Dr Joseph Garcia, have been in London this week in an attempt to raise the profile of Gibraltar issues among the Conservative party top brass. A meeting on Wednesday with current UK ... prime minister, Theresa May, was followed by meetings with the candidates to succeed her as head of the Conservative party, Boris Johnson MP and Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, on Thursday morning. Picardo met May at Downing Street, accompanied by Dr ... Garcia and the Attorney General Michael Llamas. The discussion centred around the Grace 1 tanker and Brexit issues. Picardo also thanked May for her support for Gibraltar during her time in office. The meeting with Jeremy Hunt the following day also

14:07

Gibraltar

Gibraltar government advises residents not to travel to Spain

Debbie Bartlett

...minister, Fabian Picardo, said the Gibraltar government was clarifying with Spanish colleagues that people coming to work in Gibraltar could continue to do so in the normal way. There have been no further updates on this issue since then. Avoid travel to

18:51

Gibraltar

Brexit brings a different flag but no immediate change for Gibraltar

Debbie Bartlett

...government, because during the transition period nothing will change. In the three and a half years since the EU referendum, in which the people of Gibraltar voted overwhelmingly to Remain, chief minister Fabian Picardo has made no secret that he and his ... the transition period was also a critically important achievement for the Rock because it will soften the process and effect of the departure from the EU, as Picardo pointed out in his New Year Message. For the authorities, of course, this is just

15:46

Gibraltar

New Spanish government may have different attitude, says Gibraltar's chief minister

Debbie Bartlett

The Gibraltar government has welcomed the successful vote-of-no-confidence which led to Pedro Sánchez becoming Spanish prime minister. Chief minister Fabian Picardo told parliament this week that “the importance of that political change in Spain at ... this time in our history, cannot be underestimated”. As the leader of the Gibraltar Socialist Labour Party and as chief minister, Picardo wrote immediately to the new Spanish leader to congratulate him, and expressed his wish for dialogue,

10:56

Gibraltar

Chief minister meets with president of the Mancomunidad

Debbie Bartlett

...the Gibraltar government, and among the matters discussed were Brexit, the border, waste disposal and other items of mutual interest. Fabian Picardo then hosted a working lunch for Juan Lozano.

16:03

Gibraltar

Further top level talks between Gibraltar and UK over Brexit

Debbie Bartlett

The chief minister, Fabian Picardo, and deputy chief minister Dr Joseph Garcia held another meeting in London to discuss Brexit on Wednesday, this time in Downing Street with Dominic Raab, the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, and

11:24

Gibraltar

Deputy chief minister reveals details of "bilateral dialogue with Spain"

Debbie Bartlett

...talks with the UK because they said they do not recognise Gibraltar as an authority in its own right, this is being seen as very positive news, and it was backed up by chief minister Fabian Picardo in a TV interview this week, when he explained that the ... "absolutely no concession whatsoever". Picardo also warned that the next six weeks will be crucial in the Brexit negotiations between the UK and EU: "There will be peaks and troughs," he said, "good news and bad news in the media. This is a time of

11:54

Gibraltar

Chief minister of Gibraltar pays first official visit to La Línea, with Brexit on the agenda

Debbie Bartlett

Chief minister Fabian Picardo paid his first official visit to La Línea on Thursday morning, for discussions with the mayor of the Spanish town, Juan Franco. Picardo, who was accompanied by Gibraltar's deputy chief minister Dr Joseph Garcia, also ... signed the town's 'Book of Honour' before joining the mayor and members of La Línea council for lunch. During the visit Picardo called for a special fiscal regime for La Línea, above all to enable the town to host the online gaming firms that could ... abandon the Rock after Brexit. This was not the first time the two men had met. Juan Franco has visited the chief minister in Gibraltar in the past and has spoken about the cordial relationship between them, but it was the first time Picardo had been

13:46

Gibraltar

Chief minister speaks about Brexit and the Campo de Gibraltar

Debbie Bartlett

Brexit in San Roque (Cadiz) this week and, especially, yesterday when Fabian Picardo, the chief minister, gave a talk on how Britain's withdrawal from the EU would affect not only Gibraltar but the Campo de Gibraltar area as well. The large room was ... immediate statement by Señor Margallo, Spain's Foreign Minister, who appeared on television screens all over the world explaining that within four years the Spanish flag would be flying over Gibraltar. Populism, pure and hard." Picardo stressed that

13:14

Gibraltar

Gibraltar sends tax transparency message at OECD meeting in Paris

Debbie Bartlett

The chief minister Fabian Picardo, financial secretary Albert Mena, commissioner for income tax, John Lester and finance centre director Jimmy Tipping attended the 10th anniversary meeting of the Global Forum of the Organisation for Economic ... Gibraltar, which is on the OECD White List, has been working with the organisation for more than a decade and is a signatory to the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance. This, Picardo said, had put them in a good place to show the

12:04

Gibraltar

Chief minister of Gibraltar to meet Susana Diaz, president of the Junta de Andalucía, for Brexit talks

Debbie Bartlett

The chief minister of Gibraltar, Fabian Picardo, will be holding a meeting with Susana Diaz, the president of the Junta de Andalucia, in Seville on 25 January. The meeting has been scheduled following the contribution from the Andalusian regional ... government to a report published by the EU Committee of Regions on the impact of the departure of the United Kingdom and Gibraltar from the European Union. As a consequence of that report, Picardo wrote to Diaz to suggest that they should discuss the

13:49

Gibraltar

Gibraltar Attorney General appointed CMG in Queen's New Year Honours

Debbie Bartlett

...chief minister Fabian Picardo offered congratulations to the recipients and said the honours were well deserved. With regard to Michael Llamas, he said his "massive contribution to the development of Gibraltar and the Gibraltarians is unparalleled by

15:44

Gibraltar

Mayor of La Línea and Gibraltar's chief minister hold discussions

Debbie Bartlett

Juan Franco, the mayor of La Línea de la Concepción, visited Gibraltar on Thursday for a meeting with newly re-elected chief minister Fabian Picardo and members of the government, including Dr Joseph García, deputy chief minister and leader of the ... Liberal party, who holds the Brexit portfolio. Picardo wins Gibraltar general election This was not the first time a meeting of this type has taken place and relations between the two men are cordial. The mayor shares the Gibraltar ... border and for the Spanish and Andalusian governments to take account of the potential problems Brexit could cause in the area and to take measures to protect it. Following the UK government's request to the EU for an extension this week, Picardo issued

14:26

Gibraltar

Gibraltar authorities discuss post-Brexit border problems with Northern Ireland politicians

IÑIGO GURRUCHAGA

“What I'd give for four more kilometres!” said chief minister Fabian Picardo, about the restrictions that Gibraltar's geography places on its development. “And what I'd give not to have 180 border crossings!” responded Londonderry MP Gregory ... Campbell at a recent meeting in London. Mr Picardo and deputy chief minister Dr Joseph Garcia were meeting the parliamentary Northern Ireland Committee to discuss Brexit and the similarities and differences between the Northern Irish and Gibraltar borders. ... Dublin is better than that between Gibraltar and Spain. Picardo stressed that on a human level there is understanding, but Spain's claim to sovereignty impedes further cooperation. Another difference pointed out by the chief minister is that the

15:55

Gibraltar

Gibraltar government congratulates PSOE but has a warning for Vox

Debbie Bartlett

...minister, Fabian Picardo, who is head of the Gibraltar Socialist Labour Party and governs in a coalition with the Gibraltar Liberal Party, wrote to congratulate PSOE Pedro Sánchez on his victory. In a statement, Picardo said: "The fact that the PSOE is

12:57

Gibraltar

Gibraltar to hold abortion referendum on 19 March

Debbie Bartlett

...or not it should come into force. Chief minister, Fabian Picardo said, "For the new GSLP Liberal administration, the referendum on the abortion issue is a priority. We consider, as we have explained on many occasions, that changes to the current

17:12

Gibraltar

Spanish man dies in collision with Customs vessel off Eastern beach

Debbie Bartlett

...resident of the neighbouring town of La Linea de La Concepcion. A full investigation is being carried out into the incident and Gibraltar's chief minister, Fabian Picardo, sent his condolences to the family of Morodo Gutiérrez and expressed his sympathy ... to the mayor of La Línea, Juan Franco. In a statement, Picardo also expressed his concerns about the welfare of the Customs officers involved in the incident, especially that of the officer who is reported to have bravely dived into the sea to

15:01

Gibraltar

Gibraltar releases Grace 1 despite US request to detain it

Debbie Bartlett

Justice to seize the ship under a new legal procedure on a number of allegations. The court was adjourned until 4pm while the American request was considered. In a statement issued on Thursday afternoon, Gibraltar's chief minister, Fabian Picardo, said

13:11

Gibraltar

Andrea Bocelli in concert in Gibraltar on 9 September

D.BARTLETT

200 chart. The world-renowned tenor will also treat audiences to his beloved traditional selection of arias, love songs and crossover hits. Gibraltar's chief minister, Fabian Picardo, says he is delighted that Andrea Bocelli will be in Gibraltar as

10:32

Gibraltar

Blow for Gibraltar as EU excludes it from no-deal contingency plans

DEBBIE BARTLETT

...therefore Gibraltar, leaves without a deal - although this has always been seen as the worst scenario for the Rock. Chief minister Fabian Picardo and his team, who negotiated the Gibraltar Protocol and Memoranda of Understanding, insist that the Withdrawal ... negotiated by Theresa May and the dreaded no-deal scenario looks increasingly possible. Picardo and deputy chief minister Dr Joseph Garcia, who holds the Brexit portfolio, flew to London the other day for talks with senior officials about the latest

19:09

Gibraltar

UK and Gibraltar object to 'colony' reference in draft EU legislation

Debbie Bartlett

...this would not cover British overseas territories citizens who have acquired their citizenship from a connection with Gibraltar, although chief minister Fabian Picardo later pointed out that this will not affect Gibraltarians because they are full ... presence there to label Gibraltar as a colony”, said the statement. In a TV interview chief minister Fabian Picardo said this wording would have no practical effect on Gibraltar leaving the European Union, or its sovereignty, but he described it as

14:50

Gibraltar

Gibraltar bans the release of helium balloons to protect the environment

DEBBIE BARTLETT

...minister Fabian Picardo and environment minister Dr John Cortes, praising the initiative and ending the letter with "Thank you for this enlightened advance and we hope that it will be emulated by many other governments, including that of the UK". In

11:26

Gibraltar

No sovereignty issues for Gibraltar in EU draft Withdrawal Agreement, says government

Debbie Bartlett

Chief Minister Fabian Picardo issued reassuring statements for the people of Gibraltar on Thursday, following the publication of the draft Withdrawal Agreement between the UK and the EU. ·Brexit draft deal angers Brits in Europe : Page 22 With ... he and the Gibraltar government stressed that there was nothing to worry about. In a press release, Picardo said: "This Protocol contains absolutely no concessions on sovereignty, jurisdiction or control. We would not have accepted it if it had. ... Gibraltar than crashing out of the European Union in four months' time without an agreement, a prospect which Picardo says would be "very bad indeed for Gibraltar".

11:33

Gibraltar

Gibraltar's first female Acting Chief Minister takes the helm

DEBBIE BARTLETT

There was a definite feminine focus in Gibraltar to mark International Women's Day, especially as a woman was appointed Acting Chief Minister for the first time while chief minister Fabian Picardo and deputy chief minister Dr Joseph Garcia were in ... London for Brexit talks. Fittingly, Samantha Sacramento, who is the only female government minister in Gibraltar, is the minister of Equality. Announcing that she would be at the helm while he and Dr Garcia were away, Mr Picardo tweeted “Today,

14:22

Gibraltar

Theresa May confirms support for Gibraltar at Tory conference

Debbie Bartlett

British prime minister Theresa May visited the Gibraltar reception at the Conservative Party conference this week, the first time any prime minister has done so. In a speech welcoming Mrs May, chief minister Fabian Picardo thanked her for her clear

10:11

Gibraltar

Brexit agreement signed, but the political wrangling continues in Spain and UK

Debbie Bartlett

...about what all this actually means. Gibraltar's chief minister Fabian Picardo insists that it is the text of the Withdrawal Agreement, which was not changed, which is all that matters and that the additional declarations by the UK are not legally ... in the EU negotiating guidelines, which Sánchez was keen to have stipulated in the Withdrawal Agreement. Picardo, however, points out that unanimous agreement will be needed anyway at that stage, so Spain always had a veto anyway, just like all

14:41

Gibraltar

Gibraltar, Barbate and Isle of Man at 33rd National Special Olympics

Debbie Bartlett

Picardo and government ministers. The Gibraltar athletes were competing against others from the Isle of Man and Barbate, and they all paraded into the stadium behind the Special Olympics flag, which was raised prior to the arrival of the Olympic Flame.

12:02

Gibraltar

A look back at the Gibraltar news in 2018

Debbie Bartlett

Junta de Andalucía at the Palacio de San Telmo in Seville. Ironically, it was Brexit and its potential impact not only on Gibraltar but also on the nearest area of Spain which brought chief minister Fabian Picardo and Susana Díaz together for talks. The ... will always be slightly higher in Gibraltar than elsewhere. June New Spanish government Following the change to a socialist Spanish government after a motion of no confidence this month, Gibraltar's chief minister Fabian Picardo said "the