Gabriella Peralta is a reporter at the Gibraltar Chronicle.
Spain reiterated its traditional position on territorial integrity and decolonisation during an intervention at the UN yesterday, even as it signalled its willingness to put a new regional framework for cross-border cooperation into practice “immediately”. Addressing the C24, Francisca Pedrós, from Spain’s UN mission, referred only in passing to the Spanish joint sovereignty proposal tabledREAD MORE
The Self Determination of Gibraltar Group yesterday urged the UN Committee of 24 not to be “fooled by Spain’s callous and malicious swipes” at Gibraltar. SDGG Chairman Richard Buttigieg claimed the Committee had stood “idly” by, allowing Spain to “pull the wool” over their eyes. Addressing the Committee, Mr Buttigieg said the SDGG had repeatedlyREAD MORE
The United Nations Special Committee on Decolonisation [the C24] is considering a timetable for formal visits to the remaining 17 territories on the UN’s list of colonies – but will likely seek to leave Gibraltar and the Falkland Islands off the itinerary. The proposal for a timetable was discussed at a meeting in New YorkREAD MORE
A brochure and map of Irish Town was unveiled this week and will be distributed to tourists in time for the summer break, in a bid to boost business in the area. The brochure concisely covers over 300 years of history of Irish Town, which was originally named ‘Calle de Santa Ana’. The project wasREAD MORE