• 15 new recruits for Customs

    15 new recruits for Customs0

    The Acting Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia attended the conclusion of an eleven-week induction training programme for 15 HM Customs recruits at the University of Gibraltar yesterday. The programme was run by the HM Customs Training team and some specialist courses were delivered by other internal HM Customs trainers. It included introductions and debates on

  • Theresa May on the side of ‘cynical Brexiteers’ over Customs Union

    Theresa May on the side of ‘cynical Brexiteers’ over Customs Union0

    Prime Minister Theresa May has been accused of siding with “cynical Brexiteers” with her refusal to pursue a customs union with the European Union. SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford told Mrs May she and her Government were “not working in the interest” of the British people with her approach to Brexit. Mrs May, responding to

  • UNCTAD to set up Centre of Excellence in Gibraltar

    UNCTAD to set up Centre of Excellence in Gibraltar0

    The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) will establish a Centre of Excellence in Gibraltar, the Gibraltar Government announced today. HM Customs Gibraltar and UNCTAD have signed a memorandum of understanding and the centre, whcih will be hosted by the University of Gibraltar, is expected to be operational before the summer of this year.

  • Customs recovers cannabis worth £495,000

    Customs recovers cannabis worth £495,0000

    Customs officers recovered 90kg of cannabis and chased drug smugglers out of Gibraltar waters and into the hands of the Guardia Civil. The separate incidents happened in the midst of the festive period last Monday. The first incident involved a high speed chase where officers of the Customs Marine Unit chased drug smugglers out of local waters