Political responsibility

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2017-12-05T18:03:26+00:00Tue, 5th Dec '17, 17:53|

Should a Minister resign if one of his canvassers is indicted for a felony? Should a Minister resign if one of his canvassers is indicted for a felony specifically connected with his job? Should a Minister resign if his main canvasser is indicted for a felony specifically connected with his job? Should a Minister resign [...]

Tales from the land of serenity (2)

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2017-12-05T22:39:49+00:00Tue, 5th Dec '17, 12:57|

Here's the second edition of Tales from the land of serenity. Written by Lizzie Eldridge. Podcast read and produced by Pia Zammit. The exquisite image is by Seb Tanti Burlo. https://youtu.be/9_wMt7LvPqQ

Hillman, who took 650,000 euro from Schembri when running The Times, asks why the people don’t trust the media

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2017-12-05T15:36:40+00:00Tue, 5th Dec '17, 12:03|

Here's Adrian Hillman of the Panama Gang being an academic and asking on Twitter "why don't people trust the news?" Perhaps because people know of him, who when running the newspaper of record in Malta and trusted to be independent of hidden influences, received 650,000 euro from Keith Schembri? Is there the possibility that might [...]

After the arrests

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2017-12-05T10:59:46+00:00Tue, 5th Dec '17, 10:59|

As we wait for the police to arraign the people they suspect have killed Daphne Caruana Galizia, there is plenty of scepticsm around. Obviously the only assessment that counts is a conviction, confirmed on appeal if any. That will take years. But with the courts we will see the evidence and hope for justice. We [...]

Commotion at PBS when wife of one of the suspects in Daphne killing goes to complain

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2017-12-05T08:38:51+00:00Tue, 5th Dec '17, 08:38|

The wife of George de Giorgio, arrested yesterday on suspicion of being a part of Daphne Caruana Galizia's assassination went to the offices of state broadcaster PBS yesterday night to loudly complain her husband was named in connection with the homicide. The incident happened around 21:45. Employees on duty tried to calm the woman down [...]