Together Gibraltar Candidate Selection

By Mark Montegriffo

Together Gibraltar are in the process of selecting their candidates for this year's general election. The process, however, may be alien to some voters. Usually, in Gibraltar, candidates are screened through by the executive. It would've made little sense for a new party sloganeering on enhancing democracy and grassroots engagement to do things the old way. This small week and a half long process has implications, explicitly and implicitly, for our democracy, and the voting doesn't even finish until Wednesday night.

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Military Movements Review: July

YGTV’s article series continues - each month, David Sanchez will review military visits to the Rock. Drawing on his in-depth knowledge and photographic skills, the articles will provide readers with valuable background facts to the aircraft and vessels that pop into the Rock.

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I Love Cricket (And So Should You)

By Mark Montegriffo

A pub called The Australian in New York City opened its doors at 5:30am. According to reports in the room, the bar was packed shortly after. The customers weren’t there for a football world cup final; the inspiring win by the US women’s team was a week prior.  They got to the bar to watch the cricket world cup final broadcast from London. What they were about to witness was the most unlikely conclusion to a cricket game and a truly historic seven or eight hour drama of sport. England and New Zealand have revolutionised the format of one-day cricket in recent years but nobody could have predicted this conclusion.

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Military Movements Review: June

YGTV’s article series continues - each month, David Sanchez will review military visits to the Rock. Drawing on his in-depth knowledge and photographic skills, the articles will provide readers with valuable background facts to the aircraft and vessels that pop into the Rock.

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