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  • Saturday, July 8th 2017 - 23:39 UTC

    Gibraltar and UK delegations discuss Brexit at the Rock

    The Gibraltar delegation was led by the Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and included the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia, who is Minister for Brexit

    Delegations of the Gibraltar and United Kingdom Governments have met in Gibraltar on Friday for a full day of discussions covering a wide range of issues.

  • Wednesday, October 26th 2016 - 10:57 UTC

    PM Theresa May and Scotland´s First Minister Sturgeon clash over Brexit

    “We had a very frank exchange of views. I don’t mind admitting large parts of the meeting were deeply frustrating,” Ms Sturgeon said

    British PM Theresa May and Scotland’s First Minister clashed at a Downing St Brexit summit dominated by a “very frank exchange of views”, Nicola Sturgeon revealed. Ms Sturgeon branded a warning from Number 10 that the devolved administrations must not try to undermine the UK’s negotiating position as “nonsense” as she labelled the talks between the PM and the leaders of Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, as “deeply frustrating”.

  • Saturday, October 15th 2016 - 10:20 UTC

    Gibraltar takes its “Brexit” concerns to the Scotland's ruling party conference

    Deputy Chief Minister Joseph Garcia next to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon during the SNP conference in Glasgow

    Gibraltar Deputy Chief Minister Dr. Joseph Garcia has said it should be possible for different parts of the British family of nations to enjoy varying degrees of participation with the European Union in the future. Dr. Garcia was speaking in Glasgow during the Scottish National Party conference, in the presence of Scotland’s Minister for Europe and International Development Dr. Alisdair Allan MSP.

  • Thursday, October 13th 2016 - 09:41 UTC

    Gibraltar attends SNP conference in Glasgow: shares Brexit concerns

    Gibraltar Deputy Chief Minister Dr. Garcia will take the opportunity to discuss the on-going political situation in relation to “Brexit” in one-to-one meetings

    Gibraltar's Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia is in Scotland to attend the conference of the Scottish National Party (SNP). The event opened in Glasgow on Wednesday and this is the first time that Gibraltar will have an exhibition stand. It is also the first time that the Gibraltar Government will host an official reception.

  • Tuesday, March 1st 2016 - 07:27 UTC

    Gibraltar replies to Spanish MEP 'misinformation' at European Parliament

    Spanish MEP Jauregui Atondo, tabled a question before the European Parliament in which he said that Gibraltar ‘facilitates tax evasion and financial crime’.

    Gibraltar Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Joseph Garcia, has written to the European Commission in order to set the record straight following ‘misinformation’ about Gibraltar propagated by a Spanish MEP. This comes after the Spanish MEP, Ramon Jauregui Atondo, tabled a question before the European Parliament in which he said that Gibraltar ‘facilitates tax evasion and financial crime’.

  • Thursday, July 30th 2015 - 08:43 UTC

    Gibraltar protests to Brussels that Spain is again causing disruption and delays at the border

    Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia noted the arrival of the tourist season once again coincided with disruption and delays at the border

    Gibraltar has accused Spain of having chosen once again not to behave as European partners as a result of the latest pedestrian delays at the border. The Gibraltar Office in Brussels was asked to relay information to the European Commission on the latest delays caused by the introduction of an Automated Border Control system on the Spanish side.

  • Monday, July 27th 2015 - 05:30 UTC

    Gibraltar complains about queues at the border with Spain; drop in tourism expenditure

    “The effects of these seem to be designed to cause as much disruption as possible,” said Deputy Chief minister Dr Garcia

    The Gibraltar Government has included the long queues of last Thursday afternoon at the frontier with Spain in its latest report to the European Union. Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia said the report will be presented “in order to draw attention to the manner in which the Spanish government is implementing the recommendations made by the commission”.

  • Saturday, March 28th 2015 - 11:46 UTC

    Gibraltar Deputy Chief Minister lobbies Democrats and Republicans in US Congress

     Dr Garcia recalled Gibraltar has been a close ally of the US for over 200 years which dates back to the US’s first intervention overseas against the Barbary States

    Gibraltar Deputy Chief Minister Dr. Joseph Garcia highlighted the long and historic relationship between Gibraltar and the United States during a series of meetings in Washington. In a busy schedule Dr Garcia held meetings at the offices of both Democratic and Republican members of Congress on Capitol Hill.

  • Monday, November 17th 2014 - 06:34 UTC

    Top Gibraltar delegation after trade and political contacts in US

    “Gibraltar has an opportunity to tap into that single market” which is being discussed between the EU and the US, said Fabian Picardo

    Gibraltar Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia are in Washington DC for a series of commercial and political meetings, which took off at the US Chamber of Commerce building in order to support the formal accreditation of AmCham Gibraltar.

  • Saturday, October 18th 2014 - 07:54 UTC

    Gibraltar and Falklands right to self determination underlined at academic symposium

    Decolonization can only be in accordance with the peoples' wishes in exercise of the right of self determination, said Deputy Chief minister Dr. Joseph Garcia

    The people of the non-self governing territories on the United Nations list, like Gibraltar and the Falkland Islands, have to be decolonised in accordance with the wishes of those people in exercise of the right of self determination, said Gibraltar Deputy Chief minister Dr. Joseph Garcia during the opening of the academic symposium on “Self-determination, devolution and independence in the 21st century”

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