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“Brexit is madness” says Gibraltar CM: instead of looking to the future it looks to the past

Friday, November 24th 2017 - 09:21 UTC
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Gibraltar’s presence in an increasingly interconnected world means it will not be isolated as a result of Brexit, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo said on Spanish television, even as he described the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union as “madness”. Read full article

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  • Brit Bob

    Gibraltar - Effectively Ceded to Britain 3 times!

    Gibraltar – Spanish Myths and Agreements (1 pg):
    https://www.academia.edu/34608739/Gibraltar_Spanish_Myths_and_Agreements

    Nov 24th, 2017 - 10:47 am - Link - Report abuse -1
  • gordo1

    I totally agree with Fabian Picardo.

    Nov 24th, 2017 - 04:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    I also agree it is madness that generations to come will regret.

    Nov 24th, 2017 - 04:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britworker

    Well they can join up with Spain and see how their fortunes fair with them and their granny batoning police. Otherwise if they want to stay British, they can accept the democratic referendum, shut up whinging and make the best of it.

    Nov 24th, 2017 - 08:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    I agree with Picardo, but he should be careful what he says. The Brexiters don't like disagreement and without the EU Gibraltar will be more dependent on Britain.

    Nov 24th, 2017 - 10:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Voice

    Of course it's madness Picardo...
    Though equally madness for you to say that...
    You are an outsider and with the British it's always a case of ...“You are either with me or against me”...

    Nov 25th, 2017 - 02:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jolene

    The question is why is this piece appearing in Mercopenguin, a British government propaganda organ supposedly devoted to America, South America and the “South Atlantic”?

    Nov 26th, 2017 - 04:00 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    @Voice
    You really think it's only the British who think that way? Americans at least seem to have the exact same attitude, I always assumed it was more or less universal.

    Nov 26th, 2017 - 10:27 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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