Day: October 27, 2017

Bombings and arrests

Bombings and arrests

The policeman heading the investigations into the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia has over the past three years led investigations into five other car bombings. He solved none of them. There was the Marsaxlokk bombing of Darren Degabriele who died of his wounds after his car was bombed in June 2014. He was believed to …

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Senior government official attacks international press

Senior government official attacks international press

The reports in the international media are starting to irk the prime minister’s office. Keith Schembri’s assistant, MP Alex Muscat, writing today in The Malta Independent, branded international press reports “biased” and “distorted”. Because of course it is reasonable to expect that when a journalist is incinerated in a bomb, the press take a “balanced” …

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A French journalist just asked me if I have confidence in the police

A French journalist just asked me if I have confidence in the police

I should have shown her this post from our Commissioner of Police from back in 2013 when Joseph Muscat was still new to office: My translation: “Good morning dear Maltese friends and fans of Inter (Football Club). This morning I am doubly happy. I am happy because of Inter, that in spite of our many …

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GUEST POST: Can the EU do something about the Malta problem? An expert explains.

GUEST POST: Can the EU do something about the Malta problem? An expert explains.

This contribution is from a senior official who must remain anonymous for obvious reason. However his knowledge of EU affairs and European law provides useful insight, in particular on what the Civil Society Network could do to shake EU institutions into action they are in duty bound to take: As a committed European, a staunch …

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Tony Zarb, who called women protesting whores and traitors, is on Konrad Mizzi’s payroll

Tony Zarb, who called women protesting whores and traitors, is on Konrad Mizzi’s payroll

Tony Zarb is not a retired behemoth of the socialist movement who farted from the wrong end in his dotage calling a 100 women with homemade placards and matching T-shirts whores, traitors and seditionists. He’s a government official, paid by the state as a consultant of Konrad Mizzi, the only government Minister in the European …

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