Officers of the Royal Gibraltar Police Drug Squad have yesterday arrested and charged a 27 year old local male in relation to drugs offences.
Keiron Peter Lagares, aged 27, of Chilton Court was charged with one count of possession of a controlled drug, approximately 1.5 grams of cocaine and one count of importing the said 1.5 grams of cocaine.
In response to the GSD's questioning over a private company registered with a Government address, the Government has released a statement noting that they are committed, to implementing business start up and nurture schemes in order to assist entrepreneurs and persons setting up their own companies.
A statement adds, 'in line with this policy, the Employment Service has been assisting a number of unemployed or self-employed entrepreneurs to incorporate their own companies. This work is done in-house and Government officials are originally shown as shareholders and a Government address is originally provided as the first registered office of the company. The Government in this way finances the setting up of the companies and charges the entrepreneurs for the disbursements only.
Unite the Union today invited employers of Gibraltar’s construction industry to a meeting with National Officer of the Union, Kevin Coyne. The get together ensured the continuing working relationship between the Union and the construction and allied trades, it also acted as an opportune time to discuss matters of concern within the industry.
Following the opening of the 40th annual European Association of Airport and Seaport Police’s conference, at the Caleta Palace this morning, His Worship the Mayor hosted a lunch at the City Hall for the delegates. The conference incudes a gala dinner to be hosted by the Government on Thursday, at St. Michael’s Cave.
The conference has been held in Gibraltar previously, but this year saw the highest number of attending delegates.