• Gibraltar Updates Red List Of Countries For Travel To Gibraltar
  • Gibraltar Updates Red List Of Countries For Travel To Gibraltar

    In line with the UK Government, Gibraltar will add several countries to the red list of countries for  travel to Gibraltar, with effect from 1:00pm on Friday 26th November 2021.  

    In order to safeguard the public health of Gibraltar, the following countries will be added to the red  list: 

    • Botswana 
    • Eswatini 
    • Lesotho 
    • Namibia 
    • South Africa 
    • Zimbabwe 

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Mar 20 - Prison Sentence for Imports and Exports Offence

customs18 year old Spanish national of La Linea, Jairo Perez Mena was convicted in the Magistrates’ Court this morning charged with exporting goods without a license issued by the Collector of Customs; an offence under the Imports and Exports Act.

Sr. Perez Mena was arrested by customs officers on Eastern Beach Road on March 7th. He had been seen exporting goods via the frontier fence north of the runway and, upon being challenged, had attempted to flee the scene. Following a short pursuit, he was detained and subsequently charged.

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Mar 20 - Government Insists ‘People in Glass Houses Should Not Throw Stones’

government logoCommenting on the Chief Minister’s Visit to Washington, following the GSD’s recent insistence that the Government announce who invited Mr. Picardo to the Candlelight Inaugural dinner, the Government has said that their response will not change, no matter how many times, or in how many different ways the Opposition may raise the question.

A statement released by the Chief Minister noted, ‘it is surprising that the Opposition should consider it scandalous that the individuals or companies who facilitated this trip should not be named. When the GSD were in office, they refused to provide these same specific details of a breakdown in the lobbying vote when the information was requested of them.

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Mar 20 - New Bus for Mount Alvernia Route

new busThe Ministry for Public Transport, in conjunction with the Gibraltar Bus Company, has today announced the purchase of a new Mini bus that is set to meet the needs of the daily services to Mount Alvernia.

Following the introduction of bus route 7, which goes directly to Mount Alvernia, the Government received a number of representations on the need for a new bus to follow the new route. The vehicle was purchased locally from Lucas Imossi Motors Ltd.

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Mar 20 - RAF Raise Funds for Gibraltar Cancer Relief Society

raf funds Flight Lieutenant Errol Flynn presented a cheque for £702.32 to the Gibraltar Society for Cancer Relief, yesterday.

The money was raised through various RAF Football Charity events and a weekly football predictions game.  Commenting on the matter, Errol explained, ‘RAF Gibraltar wanted to raise money for a local charity and we felt that the work the Gibraltar Society for Cancer Relief gives some essential support to the estimated one in three who will suffer some form of cancer.’

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