Mar 18 - GSD Calls for Government’s Inconvenient Truth on Presidential Dinner Invite

gsdFollowing the Government’s statement on the Chief Minister’s Washington visit, the Opposition has insisted that the Government reveal who paid the minimum donation of $100,000 for the invite to the President’s inaugural Candlelight Dinner. The GSD asks what arrangements (if any) does the Government have the individual or company that donated to the president’s election campaign.

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Mar 18 - Minister Licudi Speaks at Hedge Funds Conference

minister licudiMinister for Financial Services, Gilbert Licudi is currently in Rio de Janeiro speaking at a conference discussing hedge funds. The event brings together experts in the field from both North and South America.

This event is part of a programme by the Government to elevate the profile of Gibraltar as a major centre in Europe for the establishment and management of funds. It follows Mr Licudi's participation earlier last month at a funds conference in Zurich where he was also able to address an audience of professionals.

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Mar 18 - ‘Flavius’ and ‘The C Word’ Take Home Drama Festival Win

text newsFollowing an extremely success week for the Gibraltar Drama Festival 2013, the winners were announced by the Adjudicator, Stephen Oliver, during Saturday’s Gala evening.

Best Youth Player was won by Demi Green for her role as Hannah in the ‘The C Word’, presented by Santos; Julian Felice’s play, ‘Flavius’, won Best Original Play; Best Stage Design was awarded to the Trafalgar Theatre Group’s ‘The Diary of Adam and Eve’;

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Mar 18 - EU Proposal to Amend EU Aviation Measures will Dismantle Cordoba Agreement

governmentLast Wednesday, the European Commission adopted a proposal for an EU Regulation amending the 2004 EU Regulation on denied boarding compensation and other passenger rights.

The 2004 Regulation is one of the remaining EU aviation measures that still contains the suspension clause. The proposal for the amendment does not seek to remove the suspension clause.

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