Labour MEPs against the investigation of the compliance of Nexia BT with money-laundering laws

2017-11-14T20:41:06+01:00Tue, 14th Nov '17, 20:41|

Malta Labour MEPs said today they were against any investigations into whether Nexia BT, the accountancy firm belong to the prime minister's accountant Brian Tonna, complied with money laundering regulations. This in spite of the fact that such investigation was called by the PANA committee that investigated and reported on the fall-out in Europe from [...]

Alfred Sant believed Keith Schembri and Konrad Mizzi should have resigned. Then he changed his mind.

2017-11-14T20:26:04+01:00Tue, 14th Nov '17, 20:26|

Former Labour prime minister Alfred Sant told me today he wanted Keith Schembri and Konrad Mizzi to resign from office. But then he changed his mind. I was asking him questions at a press conference he was giving with his assistants Miriam Dalli and Marlene Mizzi, the first conference ever in the newly named Salle [...]

Le Monde: Company managed by Bannister “misappropriated” EBRD funds

2017-11-14T10:52:17+01:00Tue, 14th Nov '17, 10:52|

In its report on the Paradise Leaks, Le Monde interprets the leaks from Appleby to show that the company Joe Bannister “managed, misappropriated public funds from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)”. This concerns a company registered in the British Virgin Islands that invested in a Russian mining company and applied and obtained [...]

Joseph Muscat off to hawk passports again

2017-11-14T09:39:51+01:00Tue, 14th Nov '17, 09:39|

What is it with this guy that whenever a matter of national importance comes up that he's not setting himself on the agenda he buys a First Class ticket for himself, Keith Schembri and Kurt Farrugia and goes to sell passports? While the European Parliament debates today the collapse of rule of law in Malta, [...]

Today in Strasbourg

2017-11-14T20:28:46+01:00Tue, 14th Nov '17, 09:14|

I’m half way through a short trip to the European Parliament in Strasbourg as a guest of the President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani who asked a number of journalists from Malta to be present when the building’s main press hall is renamed Salle Daphne CARUANA GALIZIA in the presence of her family. Yesterday [...]

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