- July 20, 2016
Brian Reyes is the Editor of the Gibraltar Chronicle.
American spies in Spain reported on secret Spanish plans to train “technicians, propagandists and military people” on issues relating to Gibraltar, according to a secret memo prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency. Details of the Spanish plan are contained in a declassified CIA document, one of millions of historical papers made available in a searchableREAD MORE
Officials at the Central Intelligence Agency in 1983 believed Gibraltar would ultimately become a semi-autonomous region of Spain, even while they acknowledged Britain’s commitment to uphold the wishes of Gibraltarians who were firmly opposed to such a prospect, according to declassified secret documents. Britain’s promise never to change Gibraltar’s sovereignty against the wishes of theREAD MORE
Brexit poses a serious challenge to the development of the University of Gibraltar, whose business plan relied in large part on access to the European Union for funding, research partnerships and students. The potential impact of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU on the fledgling university’s business plan is laid out in a briefing paperREAD MORE
Gibraltar and the UK should be treated as one single EU Member State in their freedom to provide services, the European Court of Justice was advised yesterday. The opinion by Advocate General Maciej Szpunar is not binding but will be taken into account by the European court when it rules on the issue in theREAD MORE