ENG: The Hon. Dr. Joseph Garcia MP, PhD (born 1967) is a Gibraltarian historian and politician, and the current leader of the Gibraltar Liberal Party, part of the official opposition in the current Government of Gibraltar, controlling two of the fifteen seats in the Gibraltar Parliament. It formed a coalition to contest the 2003 election with the Gibraltar Socialist Labour Party, which won five seats, even though the philosophies of the two parties are fairly distinct, with Dr. Garcia's party favouring Gibraltar's development into something of a modern city-state and generally favoring free markets and governmental transparency.
Dr. Garcia graduated from the University . f Hull with a First Class Honours degree in history and obtained a doctorate on "The Political and Constitutional Development of Gibraltar".