• Ascteg flags frontier delays for freight drivers

    Ascteg flags frontier delays for freight drivers0

    Ascteg, the Spanish cross-border workers’ association, has called on the Gibraltar Government to resolve lengthy delays faced by goods vehicles entering Gibraltar. According to Ascteg, some drivers have had to wait up to six hours to cross the border, causing tailbacks into La Linea and congestion on roads in the border area. The delays are

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  • International workshop strengthens controls on trade in endangered wildlife

    International workshop strengthens controls on trade in endangered wildlife0

    HM Customs is currently hosting a three-day workshop on the control of trade in endangered wildlife in collaboration with a number of other international authorities. The workshop, hosted at the University of Gibraltar, was opened on Tuesday by the Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and introduced by Dr John Cortes, Minister with Responsibility for the Environment.

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  • GDP helps train Customs’ dog handlers

    GDP helps train Customs’ dog handlers0

    For the past eight weeks the Gibraltar Defence Police (GDP) has provided two officers from HM Customs Gibraltar with Drugs Detection Dog Handlers training. The course, held at the GDP Dog Section at Devils Tower Camp, was delivered to UK standards by a GDP Instructor and encompassed a number of modules including Contamination Protocols, Animal

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