Two cases of tuberculosis (TB) have been confirmed locally within the past 48 hours. The first case is the parent of a 4-year old child who is also infected.
The Royal Princess cruise ship made its inaugural call at Gibraltar’s cruise terminal this morning as part of its maiden voyage. The cruise ship is operated by Princess Cruises and is considered the flagship of the Princess fleet.
The Ministry for Tourism, Commercial Affairs, Public Transport and the Port wishes to advise the public that the next Business Support Unit Seminar on Internet Shopping, which was to take place on the 4th July 2013, has been cancelled due to the Byelection. The seminar has been re-scheduled and will now take place on the 23rd July 2013 10:30am at the Finance Centre Boardroom, Suite 761 Europort.
A 33 year old local man was arrested in a joint interdiction by officers of the Royal Gibraltar Police and HM Customs on Sunday evening. The man had driven across the Land Frontier in a locally registered car shortly after 8p.m. and had been challenged by officers of HM Customs; he then attempted to leave the area in his car at speed, driving into a Customs Officer in the process of leaving the HM Customs precinct.
A pursuit by HM Customs ensued and the man was stopped by Officers of the Royal Gibraltar Police and HM Customs in theWaterport area.
Media – Police Reports
From 0700hrs the 19/06/2013 to 0700hrs the 20/06/2013
2 reports of Criminal damage
2 Reports of Theft
1 Report of Threatening behaviour
A statement from the Environmental Safety Group:
The ESG is very pleased to see that the Government has taken heed of the concerns expressed by many in the community, as well as the ESG's own objections to the original plans regarding the Floatel, which involved the reclamation of an important water feature at Ocean Village.
The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia has left for Belgium today in order to attend a number of meetings with European Commission officials and MEPs.
In addition to this, Dr Garcia has been invited by Sir Graham Watson MEP to speak at a conference in Brussels organised by the International Centre for Parliamentary Studies (ICPS) on the subject of "Maritime Security for Blue Growth". Dr Garcia will address the issue from a Gibraltar perspective, given Gibraltar's important geographical location at the crossroads of the Mediterranean and the Atlantic.
The Care Agency organised its annual verbena for people who attend its elderly citizens’ day centres. This year it took place in the beautiful surroundings of the Calpe Rowing Club where day centre members were able to enjoy the beautiful views and sea breeze.
The day centres provide social interaction and a range of stimulating activities for elderly citizens and this popular annual event gives them the opportunity to catch up with old friends and mix with new ones from the different day centres.