• Port’s longest-serving employee retires after 44 years

    Port’s longest-serving employee retires after 44 years0

    The Gibraltar Port Authority’s longest serving member of staff, Derek Hernandez, recently retired from the GPA after 44 years of service. Mr Hernandez joined the Port Department, now the Gibraltar Port Authority, in 1974 at the age of 15 as a Seaman and retires as a Port Officer. He is the longest serving member of

  • Soldier with ‘thirst for adventure’ retires after 25 years

    Soldier with ‘thirst for adventure’ retires after 25 years0

    Lieutenant Colonel David King, Commanding Officer of the Royal Gibraltar Regiment, was joined by Regulars and Reservists at Buffadero Training Camp to bid farewell to Warrant Officer Class 2 Sean Kenyon. WO2 Kenyon retired after 25 years’ service with the Royal Gibraltar Regiment last Thursday. Col King commented on WO2 Kenyon’s exemplary instructional techniques, whether

  • Long-serving GDP officer retires

    Long-serving GDP officer retires0

    The Gibraltar Defence Police recently said farewell to one of its officers who has retired after 35 years of loyal service to the Ministry of Defence. Police Constable Douglas Bagu joined the GDP in May 1983. During his career he has seen many changes; from the re-naming of the force through to the manner in

  • Mascarenhas retires after 21 years at the Chronicle

    Mascarenhas retires after 21 years at the Chronicle0

    Alice Mascarenhas, the Chronicle’s deputy Editor, retired yesterday after 21 years of service to the newspaper. Ms Mascarenhas, a prominent figure in local journalism throughout her professional career, joined the Chronicle as Features Editor after 20 years in broadcasting and theatre. She was instrumental in setting up the Chronicle’s feature section and played a central

  • Services to gaming recognised

    Services to gaming recognised0

    Two of the major contributors to Gibraltar’s gaming industry over more than a decade were honoured with life service awards by Commerce Minister Albert Isola at the opening of KPMG’s eighth annual gaming summit yesterday. Phil Brear, the Rock’s out-going Gaming Commissioner, and John Anderson – described by Mr Isola as an ‘unsung hero’ of