Alice Mascarenhas is the Deputy Editor at the Gibraltar Chronicle.
The final day of the Special Olympics Winter Games brought with it the confirmation of a second gold medal for the Gibraltar team. They return to the Rock today with a total of seven medals from the Winter Games – two gold, three silver and two bronze. Gibraltarian athlete Daniella Vinent won a gold medalREAD MORE
Special Olympics Gibraltar yesterday achieved its first gold medal in skiing at the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria. This is the first Gibraltar wins a gold medal at a winter games having competed in four other such events since 1993. Actor and politician, Arnold Schwarzenegger, yesterday presented a surprised 19-year old Francis AvellanoREAD MORE
by Alice Mascarenhas and Clive Mendez Maurice Xiberras, a pioneering Gibraltarian politician who championed close links with Britain, died suddenly at the weekend at the age of 80 in the UK. Yesterday, the flag at the Gibraltar Parliament building flew at half-mast in his honour. A former teacher and trade unionist, Mr Xiberras served asREAD MORE
Local artist Maribel Matthews will see her work on exhibition in New York later this year. Approached by the Agora Gallery located in the heart of the famous Chelsea art district her work has been selected to form part of a joint exhibition entitled ‘Unbound Perspectives’ with three other artists from around the world. AtREAD MORE