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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

DR SAM BENADY – Literary endeavour and medical expertise

words | Mike Brufal Sam Benady, 79, was born in Gibraltar into a family that had been on the Rock for more than 280 years....

TRADE UNIONIST – Manuel Cortes on international solidarity

Manuel Cortes, 49, was re-elected in December as General Secretary of the Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association for a second five year term which started in January...

DEPUTY GOVERNOR – Privileged lifestyle of diplomats

Nick Pyle, 56, who is married to Ros Day, has two sons and one daughter. Nick was awarded the MBE in 1999 and the...

IBERIAN CONNECTION – Robert Capurro – from insurance broker to Canning...

Robert Capurro, 54, is the Chief Executive Officer of the Hispanic & Luso Brazilian Council, more popularly known as Canning House. He is the...

SERVING THE ROCK – Commander E.L. Davies R.N. (Retd.)

  words | Mike Brufal Eddie Davies, 73, was born in Pembrokeshire in South West Wales and educated in Monmouth School, followed by Nottingham High School,...

BEHIND THE MIC – Christine Clifton-Psaila

Stumbling aimlessly in the dark at the unearthly hour of 5.30 am in search of any number of alarm clocks buzzing and ringing -...

THE FIRST FEMALE MAYOR – Playing squash with men

Mari Montegriffo, 67, has been a hard working supporter of the GSLP for almost 40 years, an elected representative for 23 years, a Minister...

OUR SALVADOR – Man of the People

July 1st marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Sir Joshua Hassan. Last week, I was shown footage from 1997 of the service...

HAMMOND IN SYMPHONY – Albert’s new album has been released

Albert Hammond was born in London on 18 May 1944, an evacuee baby. From an early age he showed a precocious talent for music...

CULTURAL RESEARCH – Professor Dr Andrew Canessa

Professor Andrew Canessa, 51, lives in Colchester with his wife, Laura Pountney. Together, they have seven children. Andrew spent the first years of his...