• Tourism sector needs ambitious long-term plan, Chamber says

    Tourism sector needs ambitious long-term plan, Chamber says

    • May 4, 2016

    Gibraltar’s tourism product ‘falls short’ of its full potential, the Gibraltar Chamber of Commerce has said as it called for greater investment and ambition for the sector. Gibraltar has a natural product and history yet this has never been fully exploited, the Chamber stated in its recently published annual report. It wants the Gibraltar Government

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  • Report urges protection for Rock’s ‘scenic heritage’

    Report urges protection for Rock’s ‘scenic heritage’

    • May 3, 2016

    Preserving Gibraltar’s iconic views from overdevelopment is the subject of a recently published report which also calls for a new planning scheme to address the issue. The Gibraltar Heritage Trust, in collaboration with the Environmental Safety Group and Gibraltar Ornithological and Natural History Society, is proposing a new scheme to safeguard Gibraltar’s “scenic heritage”. Views

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  • Garcia slams Spain in Washington seminar

    Garcia slams Spain in Washington seminar

    • May 3, 2016

    The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia has accused the Spanish Government of behaving in a ‘cavalier and irresponsible manner’ in the waters around Gibraltar, “in a way which endangers the wider interests of the Western World”. He made the statements during a seminar in Washington organised by the Heritage Foundation entitled ‘Security in the

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  • FIFA must admit Gibraltar ‘without delay’, court rules

    FIFA must admit Gibraltar ‘without delay’, court rules

    • May 2, 2016

    Gibraltar must be admitted as a full member of FIFA “without delay”, the Court of Arbitration for Sport [CAS] has pronounced today. In a landmark ruling, sport’s highest international tribunal partially upheld the Gibraltar FA’s [GFA] appeal against a 2014 decision by FIFA’s executive committee rejecting the GFA’s application to join the global football organisation.

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  • Garcia highlights Rock’s military role during Washington visit

    Garcia highlights Rock’s military role during Washington visit

    • April 30, 2016

    Gibraltar’s current and past military roles was highlighted by Dr Joseph Garcia during a briefing to US Congressmen in Washington this week. The briefing was part of a busy schedule during for the Deputy Chief Minister that included 20 congressional offices in a busy schedule over a two and a half day visit. Dr Garcia

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  • Girling: Gibraltar’s plight is another reason to vote In

    Girling: Gibraltar’s plight is another reason to vote In

    • April 30, 2016

    Spain would see Brexit as an invitation to ‘pile on the agony’ for Gibraltar, Julie Girling MEP has said as she yesterday vowed to do all she can to stick up for the Rock in such an event. Ms Girling, MEP for the South West and Gibraltar, also praised a report by a committee of

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