POLITICAL NERD – Mark Montegriffo – The next generation

I think many, if not most youngsters, especially at an early age, would say ‘no way’ when asked if they’re interested in politics -...

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....

KELLY-ANNE BORGE – Kelly from the telly

2017 was a very good year for twenty-six-year-old reporter, TV and radio presenter Kelly-Anne Borge, who has managed to pack three of the most...

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...

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...

JUDGE JANET – The Rt. Hon. Dame Smith DBE

Dame Janet Smith, now 76, is the first woman to be appointed to the Gibraltar Court of Appeal following a highly successful career as...

GABY’S FINEST – Career in film and TV script writing

Gaby Chiappe, 53, is a screen writer and the daughter of William and Mary Chiappe. She was born on the Rock, but the family...

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 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...

A WOMAN’S WORK – Lorraine Van Kleef

  Our monthly spotlight on the women carving out their own spaces on the Rock, and how they did it. As the sun starts burning...