Brian Reyes is the Editor of the Gibraltar Chronicle.
Gibraltar’s economy remains resilient in the face of Brexit uncertainty, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo said today as he delivered an upbeat, yet restrained budget that drew immediate flak from the Opposition bench. Mr Picardo pointed to economic indicators including record employment and strong revenue growth to underpin his assessment of a robust economy that continuedREAD MORE
Chief Minister Fabian Picardo is expected to deliver “a prudent, cautious budget” in Parliament this morning, keeping an eye on Brexit even while he insists Gibraltar’s economy has performed well over the past year. Mr Picardo’s sixth budget statement will focus on positive economic indicators and continued market confidence in Gibraltar despite a year ofREAD MORE
Over 30 people were stopped close to the border fence during cross-border multi-agency operations targeting tobacco smugglers early Wednesday morning. The operations drew on officers from the Royal Gibraltar Police, HM Customs and the Gibraltar Defence Police on the Gibraltar side, with the Guardia Civil, the Policia Nacional, the Servicio de Vigilancia Aduanera and LaREAD MORE
Brexit Secretary David Davis met Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis in Madrid yesterday, a day after UK officials reluctantly agreed to the Brexit timetable set out by the European Commission’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier. The Brexit Secretary had wanted trade talks to take place in parallel with negotiations on the divorce from Brussels but theREAD MORE