June 14 - Council Of Christians and Jews

A delegation from the United Kingdom Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ) will visit Gibraltar next Tuesday 18th June at the invitation of the local Jewish Community.

The Delegation will hold a Press Conference at 5pm in the Mayor’s Parlour at the City Hall by kind permission of His Worship the Mayor Anthony Lima MBE RD* who has also accepted an invitation to Chair the Conference.

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June 14 - Picardo Travels To London

The Chief Minister leaves Gibraltar today to attend tomorrow’s meetings with the Prime Minister, David Cameron. Mr Picardo is invited to Downing Street in advance of an afternoon of Pre-G8 meetings at Lancaster House at which the Crown Dependencies and other Overseas Territories will be represented.

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June 14 - The Second Gibraltar World Music Festival – ‘Passage to Asia’

Get ready for a magical experience with the Gibraltar World Music Festival’s second edition next week. The Managing Director of the Gibraltar Productions, Fatosh Samuray describes the event as “Almost Aladdin like!” She continues: “Expect to take a trip on a metaphorical magic carpet over Asia Minor, observing its music and culture in the most delightful way!”

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June 13 - Drug Convictions By HM Customs

In two separate incidents, HM Customs successfully prosecuted two men for possession and importation of class B drugs.
Juan Manuel Ordonez Sanchez, a 33 year old resident of La Linea, was arrested on May 22nd and charged with possession and importation of 18g of cannabis resin and 0.4g of herbal cannabis across the land frontier. After failing to appear before the magistrate, he was arrested on the strength of a court warrant at the land frontier on June 8th.Ordonez received a £300 penalty for the offences.

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June 13 - Sunborn Reclamation will NOT Proceed

The Government has now carefully considered the views put to it by the Development and Planning Commission in relation to the proposed reclamation in Marina Bay which was originally proposed as a car park for the Sunborn Hotel project.

Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo, Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia and Environment Minister Dr John Cortes have met separately also with the ESG and some residents of the area of Tradewinds.

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