• Measures Tightened To Slow Spread Of COVID As Cases Rise At Record Rate
  • Measures Tightened To Slow Spread Of COVID As Cases Rise At Record Rate

    - Record growth in cases: 31 positives in last 24 hours

    - Six persons in Victoria Ward

    - Three new positives are ERS residents at John Mackintosh Wing

    - “Main spread” of virus is in the home and workplace

    - Over 70s and immunosuppressed advised to stay at home

    - Gatherings reduced from 20 to 16

    - New laws effective from Friday to restrict last orders, closing times and specific measures for Chatham

    The Chief Minister this afternoon announced a series of legal measures and new public health advice in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 through the community as Gibraltar registered its biggest ever day-on-day rise in cases.

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Aug 19 - Feetham Praises Law Enforcement Agencies for Work During Demonstration

protestFollowing yesterday’s protest by the Spanish Fishermen, Leader of the Opposition Daniel Feetham has congratulated the RGP, GDP, Royal Navy Squadron and Customs, as well as all others involved in managing the demonstration.

He added, ‘these were difficult circumstances and yet they were dealt with in the best traditions of British policing namely in a calm, safe, dignified but effective manner.’

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Aug 19 Two Further Senior Executives in the Financial Services Sector

Gibraltar Finance CentreMinister for Financial Services Announces the Employment of Two Further Senior Executives to develop the Financial Services Sector

HM Government of Gibraltar is delighted to announce that two further senior executives have been engaged to promote Gibraltar's Financial Services sector. Victor Galliano will be based at Gibraltar House in London working on the continued promotion of Gibraltar in the United Kingdom within the Financial Services industry, and Philip Canessa will be based in Gibraltar working exclusively with the promotion of Funds and Investment Services. Both Messrs Galliano and Canessa have extensive experience and expertise in their respective areas. The appointments are a further indication of the commitment of this Government to the Sector, and to making the investment necessary to properly equip the Finance Centre team with the resources they require and which the Industry has been calling for over the past years.

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Aug 18 GOVERNMENT PRAISES MARITIME AGENCIES

Spanish Fishermen Protest in GibraltarHer Majesty's Government of Gibraltar wishes to acknowledge the excellent work of the Royal Gibraltar Police in dealing professionally and calmly with the demonstration held by Spanish fishermen from the Cofradias in La Linea and Algeciras.

HMGoG is also grateful for the work done in support of the RGP by HM Customs, officers of the Gibraltar Defence Police and the Port Authority, as well as that done by members of the Royal Navy.

The RGP has communicated to HMGoG that the Guardia Civil presence was, throughout the event, very much in co-ordination with them in order to ensure that the protest passed without incident.

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