This weekend local resident, Enrique Javier Rodriguez was charged with the importation and possession of 1.6 grams of heroin, which was found concealed with his vehicle as he drove through the frontier. Mr. Rodriguez appeared before the Magistrates Court this morning, but his case was adjourned until February 28th.
The GSD will be holding a conference for all its members on Thursday 18th April at 7pm at the John Mackintosh Hall, in order to thank Mr. Caruana for his ‘absolute commitment to the people of Gibraltar and to officially introduce Mr Feetham as the party’s new leader’.
The PDP today notes with regret, but no surprise, that Spain has ‘taken its anti Gibraltar campaign in a new direction by directing, according to the Spanish press, its ambassadors to inform government officials around the world that Spain will not recognise any Tax Exchange Information Agreements signed with Gibraltar unless the UK is represented’.
During Friday afternoon’s meeting of Parliament, Speaker Adolfo Canepa congratulated Daniel Feetham on his selection as leader of the GSD and Opposition. He added that himself and the clerk would always be at Mr. Feetham’s disposal to help him in exercising his functions as leader of the opposition.
Mr. Feetham thanked members of GSD and members of GSLP/libs for their support, claiming that it is an essential part of the democratic process for there to be a strong Opposition, as well as a strong Government.