Following 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.’
Minister 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.
Media – Police Reports
Date: From 0700hrs the 16/08/2013 to 0700hrs the 19/08/2013
1 Report of Sexual Assault.
5 Reports of Harrassment, Alarm or Distress
4 Reports of Theft
4 Reports of Criminal Damage
Her 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.