• Drugs seized after dawn chase in Algeciras

    Drugs seized after dawn chase in Algeciras0

    Smugglers ditched at least 107 bales of cannabis resin during dawn chase at sea off Algeciras yesterday. Video and photographs posted on social media showed the coastline in Getares dotted with floating bales [pictured above]. Minutes earlier, a rigid-hulled inflatable boat had been filmed speeding just metres from the shore, its occupants throwing the bales

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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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