Feb 05 - RGP update: Incident at Naval Hospital Hill

Gibraltar PoliceAttempted Robbery Charge – William Duarte

Officers investigating an incident which took place in the early hours of today, Wednesday 6th February 2013 have arrested and charged a 28 year old man with attempted robbery.

William DUARTE, born on 19th May 1984, of 17 Coelho House was charged with attempted robbery, affray, possession of an offensive weapon, dangerous driving and possession of a controlled drug, approximately 12 grams of Cannabis resin, following an investigation by officers of the Criminal Investigation Department.

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Feb 06 - Child Porn Case - Sentencing

courtsIsaac Benady, a 67 year old, local man who had previously pleaded guilty to one count of possession of indecent images of children and three of distribution of indecent images of children was today sentenced to 12 months imprisonment and four months for each of the latter three counts, all to run concurrently.

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Feb 06 - Local Charged for Indecent Assault

courtsThis morning local man Ivan Buckley was convicted by a jury in the Supreme Court for indecent Assault charges on a female under the age of 16 that took place a decade ago. The 47-year-old man was convicted by a majority verdict of seven to two. Presiding Judge Mr Justice Black the case until the 6th March for sentencing.

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Feb 06 - Gibraltar Tourist Board at FIRTUR

costaMinister for Tourism Neil Costa today returned from his visit to Madrid for the FITUR travel and tourism exhibition, during which he attended nine meetings at the Gibraltar Tourist Board stand.

During the event Minister Costa also hosted a reception for a number of members of the tourism press and tourist industry partners. Miss World 2009, Kaiane Aldorino as well as two members of Gibraltar’s re-enactment group were present at the stand to help market Gibraltar to the many visitors of the event.

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Feb 06 - Miss World Immortalised in Art

miss worldYesterday evening, Mayor Tony Lima was invited to unveil a portrait of Miss World 2009, Miss Kaiane Aldorino, painted by veteran accomplished Gibraltatian Artist, Ambrose Avellano. The piece includes a full-length portrait of Kaiane wearing Gibraltarian designer, John Galliano’s dress shortly before finishing her reign as Miss World in 2009. The canvas also includes a close up of Kaiane’s face and her title.

Commenting on the painting, Kaiane noted that the gesture had meant a lot to her and thanked Ambrose for immortalising her in the beautiful painting.

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Feb 06 CTS Update from the GRA

GRAThe Gibraltar Regulatory Authority (the “GRA”) has been informed by CTS (Gibraltar) Limited (“CTS”) that, further to Direction Notice A02/2013 (the “Direction”) issued on the 5th February 2013, they would be publishing a notification to its customers saying that the company is “working tirelessly to resolve the present situation positively but are obliged by the GRA to advise… that if our efforts are not successful operations will cease on Friday 8th February at 18:00 hours”.

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Feb 06 - Pancake Day Photo Competition

pancakeInspired by the funny pic below, and sponsored by Kitchen (College Lane) we are going to be running a photo competition for the best photo of YOUR pancake day experience.

The winner will be receiving a Meal for 2 voucher from one of our favourite lunch spots, Kitchen, in College Lane.  Send us your photos to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and the lucky winner will be revealed on Thursday 14th just in time for St. Valentine's Day.

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