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An ecologist, zoologist, and a member of the Gibraltar Socialist Labour Party. | Un ecologista, zoólogo, juez de paz y diputado gibraltareño.
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John Cortes Biography

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The Hon. Dr. John Emmanuel Cortes, MBE, is an ecologist, zoologist, Justice of the Peace and Gibraltarian MP, member of the Gibraltar Socialist Labour Party. He is married and has two children.

 

Cortes founded the Gibraltar Union of Students. In 1976, he became the first General Secretary of the Gibraltar Ornithological & Natural History Society (GONHS), and since 1991, Director of the Gibraltar Botanic Gardens, positions he held until taking government office in 2011.

 

Between 1983 and 1991, he was also a civil servant, having reached the post of General Manager of the Gibraltar Health Authority.

 

He was also a Magistrate for 17 years, and was elected President of the Gibraltar Magistrates' Association in 2009.

 

In December 2011, with his election to the Gibraltar Parliament, Cortes resigned from all his other public duties, and was appointed Minister of Health and Environment by Chief Minister Fabian Picardo.

 

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John Emmanuel Cortes, MBE, es un ecologista, zoólogo, juez de paz y diputado gibraltareño, miembro del Partido Laborista Socialista de Gibraltar. Está casado y tiene dos hijos.

 

Cortes fundó la Unión de Estudiantes de Gibraltar. En 1976, se convirtió en el primer Secretario General de la Gibraltar Ornithological & Natural History Society (GONHS), y desde 1991, Director del Jardín Botánico de Gibraltar, cargos que desempeñó hasta 2011.

 

Entre 1983 y 1991, fue también un funcionario público, habiendo llegado al cargo de Director General de la Autoridad Sanitaria de Gibraltar.

 

También fue un magistrado durante 17 años, y se eligió presidente de la Asociación de Magistrados de Gibraltar en 2009.

 

En diciembre de 2011, con su elección al Parlamento de Gibraltar, dimitió de todos sus otros cargos públicos, y fue designado Ministro de Salud y Medio Ambiente por el ministro jefe Fabian Picardo.

 

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2013-06-26

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