The Government this week gave effect to commence it electoral commitment, “El Turno” which involves the cleaning of internal communal areas in large Government rental housing estates.
A number of approved contractors under the cleaning scheme have been tasked with the weekly cleaning of landings, lifts, staircases and other communal areas of residential blocks.
The Gibraltar Government will host a stand at the Marrakech FIA World Touring Car Championship, today. During the event, Gibraltar will have its own stand at the track, showcasing the Rock’s many products and services to the Moroccan public attending the event, which has become one of the highlights of the sporting and social calendar in the Kingdom of Morocco.
Miss World 2009, Kaiane Aldorino will also attend, along with Tourism Minister Neil Costa. Kaiane, who has featured prominently in the marketing of the championship, will start the race on Sunday.
A local Customs Officer was assaulted in La Linea last week as he was speaking on his mobile phone. At around 5:30pm the officer was repeatedly hit with wooden planks, by nine men. The Guardia Civil were alerted and arrived shortly after the assailants made their escape. The man was escorted by the Guardia to the hospital where he received treatment and released shortly after.
As a result of an on-going police investigation into allegations of rape and the subsequent arrest of RGP Officer Peter Lugnani aged 28, of No.9 Calpe Barracks was today charged with five counts of Rape.
These five counts appertain to two victims and relate to two separate incidents.