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Sunday, August 20, 2017

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...

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...

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...

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,...

THE DEFINING EIGHT YEARS – Joseph Ernest Pilcher

Joseph Ernest Pilcher, 64, is the son of Richard and Alice Pilcher and has a younger brother, Clifford. His father, universally known as Pepe,...

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...

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...

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...

WORKING CLASS HERO – Julio Pons BEM, ISM

Julio Pons is Gibraltar’s most fervent and voluble protestor and a major fundraiser. He is married to Maria Louisa and they have three daughters...

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....