May 20 - Gibraltar Internationals Website Launched

internationalsA network of Gibraltarians living abroad has been set up by the Government in the form of a website. ‘Gibraltar Internationals’ serves as a web based directory allowing for hundreds of Gibraltarians living abroad, as well as Gibraltar-based professionals, to register their details on the webpage.

The Government has today asked for locals with relatives or friends abroad to contact them and make them aware of this initiative. A BETA version of the site has been launched for the time being in order to test the initiative.  Once the Government is satisfied with the webpage, the final version will be launched.

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May 20 - Second Museum Lecture to Explore ‘Fortress Gibraltar’

museumThe present Museum lecture series will see a further meeting tomorrow at 7pm at the John Mackintosh Hall. Dr. Darren Fa of the Museum will host the second of a five-part lecture on the history of Gibraltar entitled ‘Part Two – History of a Fortress’.

During the lecture, Dr. Fa will outline the establishment and expansion of ‘Fortress Gibraltar’ that led to the worldwide use of the phrase ‘...as Strong as the Rock’ to signify anything that was considered unassailable.

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