By John Smith • 08 May 2020 • 17:11
THE Moroccan borders have been closed for several weeks, but the British Embassy in that country, working with both the Moroccan Sûreté and the Royal Gibraltar Police (RGP) undertook an evacuation mission today, May 8.
Twenty-seven British nationals were collected by an RGP vessel and were safely transported to Gibraltar where they will be tested for Covid-19 and will either remain on the Rock or return to their homes if residents in Spain, or by flight to London Heathrow.
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Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica.
Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene.
Currently he is acting as Editorial Consultant for the paper helping to shape its future development.
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