Brian Reyes is the Editor of the Gibraltar Chronicle.
A senior Foreign Office minister answered a question on Gibraltar in the House of Commons this week and underlined the UK’s commitment to uphold and defend “…the absolute rights of Gibraltar as a British sovereign Rock.” In doing so, however, Sir Alan Duncan, the Minister for Europe and the Americas, raised eyebrows by using veryREAD MORE
* Gibraltar Government says smoke plume is above the height of Gibraltar and to the west of the Rock. “There is no cause for concern,” a spokesman says. Emergency services in the Campo de Gibraltar are responding to a fire in a petrochemical plant which has sent a thick plume of smoke over the BayREAD MORE
The GSD was accused yesterday of repeatedly “talking down the economy” with “destructive” political criticism that was both baseless and damaging to the interests of the community. In a four-hour response at the end of a four-day budget session, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo said the GSD had repeatedly attacked the government for channelling major capitalREAD MORE
Gibraltar has been transformed by economic interests that have “permeated the spheres of power” and replaced conviction politics with the pursuit of wealth, to the exclusion of many in society, Independent MP Marlene Hassan said yesterday. In a wide-ranging speech to Parliament, Ms Hassan Nahon, who leads the Together Gibraltar party, acknowledged Gibraltar was “strongREAD MORE