Brian Reyes is the Editor of the Gibraltar Chronicle.
Once again, flags at half-mast after unspeakable horror. The hatred that drives someone to murder innocent people in the name of a warped belief can never be comprehended. The targets on this occasion were children and youngsters enjoying a night of music and fun. It makes the scale of what unfolded even more appalling. YetREAD MORE
Gibraltar must not become “a determinant or even important” issue in the Brexit negotiations, Spain’s Foreign Minister Alfonse Dastis said yesterday, as he rejected criticism of his government’s “Francoist policies” toward the Rock. Sr Dastis was reacting to comments made by Gibraltar’s Minister for Economic Development, Joe Bossano, during an address to a UN decolonisationREAD MORE
By Brian Reyes and agencies Leaders of the 27 remaining EU states have approved tough guidelines for chief negotiator Michel Barnier for Brexit talks due to start after the UK’s June 8 general election. Mr Barnier said he aimed to hold the first round of negotiations with the UK in the week of June 19READ MORE
The UN’s annual decolonisation seminar this week heard two sharply contrasting versions of Spain’s co-sovereignty proposal: For Madrid, the “generous offer” was in line with UN resolutions and would safeguard the “socioeconomic wellbeing” of Gibraltar and the Campo de Gibraltar in the face of Brexit. For Gibraltar, the proposal was “a farce” that ignored theREAD MORE