What The Black Lives Matter Protest Is, And What It Isn’t

By Mark Montegriffo: 

What it is

When I saw the video of George Floyd’s murder, I felt the same as millions of people across the world felt. Who can watch a police officer kneeling on the neck of a black man until his death and feeling anything other than disgust and anger? I thought that I can’t have been the only one in this community of 30,000 people, but even if I were, it was worth holding some form of public demonstration.

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Military Movements Review: June

YGTV’s article series continues - each month, David Sanchez will review military visits to the Rock. Drawing on his in-depth knowledge and photographic skills, the articles will provide readers with valuable background facts to the aircraft and vessels that pop into the Rock.

By David Sanchez

As hoped for during my last instalment, the weather got hotter in June and the military visits continued their upward curve. We had the added bonus of the comparatively rare sight of two Royal Navy warships visiting at once and some new friends which will soon become a very familiar sight in our waters.

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World Environment Day - ESG Message

A message from the Environmental Safety Group:

Today marks World Environment Day, a day typically well supported in Gibraltar. Covid has pressed pause on many things including the public promotion of environmental causes and need for state, private and individual action. We wanted to highlight the importance of this day.

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Military Movements Review: May

YGTV’s article series continues - each month, David Sanchez will review military visits to the Rock. Drawing on his in-depth knowledge and photographic skills, the articles will provide readers with valuable background facts to the aircraft and vessels that pop into the Rock.

By David Sanchez

As Gibraltar lived through another month of lockdown, the military arrivals scene took on a very interesting new direction, one which was admittedly directly opposed to my earlier predictions!

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