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A recent New York Times report indicates that due to Brexit, Gibraltar may face new border restrictions once Britain is no longer a member of the European Union. Currently free cross border movement of people is guaranteed since both Spain and Britain are members of the EU. The report stated that the EU’s remaining leaders might give Spain an effective veto over whether any deal applied to Gibraltar, a British Territory. Spain ceded Gibraltar to Britain in 1713 and since then it has long been the subject of an acrimonious sovereignty dispute between London and Madrid. It should be pointed out that in last years referendum, Gibraltarians voted overwhelmingly (96%) to stay in the EU. Now that Britain will leave the EU, what will the future hold for this British Territory?

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