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Montevideo, October 23rd 2018 - 12:45 UTC

Tag: Joe Bossano

  • Tuesday, March 13th 2018 - 09:11 UTC

    Gibraltar lowers the EU flag and flies the Commonwealth colors

    Gibraltar and UK are leaving the EU in 2019 and Gibraltar's policy has been to expand ”our links with the Commonwealth at the same time.”

    The flag of the European Union at different points in Gibraltar was lowered over the weekend and replaced by the flag of the Commonwealth, marking Commonwealth Day. It has been traditional for the Commonwealth flag to fly on that day over No.6 Convent Place, the seat of Government in Gibraltar.

  • Friday, January 5th 2018 - 08:08 UTC

    Falklands congratulate Gibraltar political leader on his knighthood

     MLA Teslyn Barkman, said: “We were delighted to learn of Sir Joe receiving this well-deserved honour and offer him our warmest congratulations.”

    The Falkland Islands Government, FIG, has congratulated Gibraltar minister Joe Bossano on being awarded a knighthood in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List for 2018. In a statement in which it described Sir Joe as a “long-standing friend of the Falkland Islands”, FIG said he has spoken vociferously in support of Falkland Islander’s right to self-determination at various international forums.

  • Thursday, October 1st 2015 - 07:26 UTC

    Labour ‘absolutely’ committed to Gibraltar’s self-determination

    “We absolutely as the Labour Party uphold the right of the people of Gibraltar to self-determination” shadow Foreign Secretary Hilary Benn told guests.

    The Gibraltar Chronicle reports that Britain’s Labour Party this week gave an ‘absolute’ commitment to uphold the right of the people of Gibraltar to self-determination. Speaking at a reception organized by the Gibraltar Government on the fringe of the Labour Party conference in Brighton, Hilary Benn, the shadow Foreign Secretary, was unequivocal with his words.

  • 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”

  • Tuesday, May 22nd 2012 - 06:39 UTC

    Minister Browne and Gibraltar’s Bossano will attend Falklands’ Liberation Day June 14

    Foreign Office minister Browne, the highest ranking official from the new PM Cameron government to visit the Islands

    Foreign Office Minister Jeremy Browne is scheduled to attend the Falkland Islands Liberation ceremony on June 14 in Stanley to mark the 30th anniversary of the recovery of the Islands from invading Argentine forces.