gibraltar politics

The Gibraltar Housing Market - A Rich Investor's Playground by Daniel Ghio

Housing. This is an issue I’ve blogged about multiple times. It’s an issue that affects a major percentage of our population, both young and old. In this blog I want to take a look and try to analyse what’s going on, let me begin by saying I’m not a property expert, I’m not an investment expert nor am I someone with all the answers, what I want to talk about is how this is affecting us as a community.

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Redibikes - The Saga Of Poorly Implemented Environmentally Friendly Transport Continues? by Daniel Ghio

Cycling, cycling is good for your health, cycling also helps the environment, the more people that are cycling, the less cars and motorbike we have on our roads. With one initiative, a bicycle rental scheme, you can potentially tackle 3 important issues that will only benefit everyone. Why does redibike's feel like a complete deja vu though? Environment, transport and health are 3 policies that need to be linked to drive this initiative forward, with that, hopefully the attitude of people can also progress and we can see people opening their minds to this healthier, alternative mode of transport. The real structural and societal changes that need to be implemented to help this succeed are non-existent. We have replaced the old with the new and not provided any real change.

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MTV Presents... She Bans She Bans by Daniel Ghio

MTV Presents... Gibraltar Calling is now just under 2 weeks away from it's debut as the newly re-branded annual music festival, formerly known as the Gibraltar Music Festival (GMF), a festival we've been lucky enough to have hosted on our rock and where we have watched tons of artists perform in front of our rock since 2012. The Gibraltar Music Festival went from strength to strength every year and each iteration was improved upon with the hard work of the many individuals involved within the local production company Word Of Mouth productions amongst many others... Gibraltar's own homegrown massive music festival. For a place so small and with 30,000 inhabitants it's certainly a respectable feat that was accomplished.

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"Because The Previous Administration" by Daniel Ghio

Time for change.... A new dawn, those were the 2 taglines the now current GSLP Govt used when they were fighting to end the GSD's 16 year reign in Govt back in 2011. Fast forward 5 years and another election later and here we are, the new dawn has risen. Change and new dawn apparently meant lets act like a school playground for the next 5 years and blame the previous administration with every single chance we get.

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