• Threat Level to Remain at Moderate
  • Threat Level to Remain at Moderate

    In response to last night’s incident in Algeciras, the Gibraltar Contingency Council (GCC) met this morning, 26th January, to review security matters. The meeting was co-chaired by his Excellency the Governor and the Chief Minister.

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May 08 - GSD Calls For Straightforward Answers on Flotel

gsdWith regards to the Sunborn Flotel Project, the GSD has taken note of the Government’s reply. They insist that the Government’s recent statement is ‘yet another stark illustration of the extent to which the GSLP's "a New Dawn" election mantra in 2011 is proving to be a “False Dawn”.  This Government’s defence to practically every criticism is, generally, ‘we’re only doing what the previous administration did before us,’ i.e., ‘everything that we so vocally criticised before we edged into office in December 2011 is now fair game...’

Be that as it may, the Opposition notes that the Government has omitted to answer any of the questions raised in the Opposition’s original statement and will, for the avoidance of doubt, repeat them in a concise manner:

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May 08 - RGP Clamps Down on Tobacco Activity

rgpIn an effort to clamp down on tobacco related activity in a number of housing Estates, the RGP has been carrying out ‘Operation Kalia’, an intelligence led operation, which targets specific areas based on informed assessments.

In April, a total of twenty four tobacco related arrests were made, including c6 arrests for concealment of tobacco along Winston Churchill Avenue, 2 arrests for possession of a commercial quantity of tobacco along Winston Churchill Avenue, 8 arrests for possession by the ICC, 2 arrests along Europa Road, 3 by Eastern Beach, one on Devil’s Tower Road, one at Europa Point and one in Glacis Estate.

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