Brian Reyes is the Editor of the Gibraltar Chronicle.
Spain yesterday moved to ban large, powerful rigid-hulled inflatable boats of the type used by criminal gangs to smuggle large shipments of cannabis resin across the Strait of Gibraltar from Morocco to Spanish shores. The prohibition on the so-called “narco launches” is part of wider initiatives to crack down on drug traffickers operating in thisREAD MORE
Gibraltar’s post-Brexit future was debated in the UK and Spanish parliaments yesterday, where British and Spanish ministers responded to questions on what withdrawal from the EU might mean for communities on either side of the border. In London, the House of Commons was told that Gibraltar was “an engine of prosperity” for the Campo deREAD MORE
by Brian Reyes in London Brexit has strengthened links between the Gibraltar and UK governments, transforming the “reviled faceless mandarins” of the past into “strong collaborators” and supporters, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo told a top-level reception in London on Monday night. Speaking to an audience of UK ministers and senior officials, British politicians, ambassadors andREAD MORE