Cristina Cavilla is the Chief Reporter at the Gibraltar Chronicle.
The Gibraltar Government’s approach to marketing Gibraltar is bearing fruit, according to Minister for Tourism Gilbert Licudi. Speaking during the budget debate, Mr Licudi said that in 2017 total visitor numbers were up, tourist expenditure was up almost 20%, number of coaches coming into Gibraltar was up, hotel room occupancy was up, number of cruiseREAD MORE
The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission’s tough enforcement regime is “harming Gibraltar” as a business-friendly jurisdiction at a critical juncture with Brexit looming, GSD MP Daniel Feetham warned yesterday. Speaking during the budget debate, Mr Feetham expressed concern over the FSC’s enforcement regime and said it may discourage new investment and prompt existing operators to questionREAD MORE
The Minister for Traffic, Paul Balban, has defended the Gibraltar Government’s “major overhaul of Gibraltar’s parking arrangements”, insisting that the various schemes are starting to show benefit. Speaking during the budget debate, Mr Balban acknowledged that parking is a subject that evokes very strong and powerful feeling within the community. “Car ownership will arguably becomeREAD MORE
Education Minister Dr John Cortes has outlined plans to ensure the education system encourages children to use both of Gibraltar’s languages. Speaking during the budget debate, Dr Cortes expressed concern over the “threat of losing our bilingualism”. “Being bi-or multilingual has recognised benefits to intellectual and social development, to and is proven to delay theREAD MORE