Day: May 24, 2018

Your liberal, secular, modernising government has just spent €32,000 on rosaries, flown them to Rome for blessing and back as handouts of the state

Your liberal, secular, modernising government has just spent €32,000 on rosaries, flown them to Rome for blessing and back as handouts of the state

Who even has these ideas? Minister Michael Falzon, the fireworks afficionado whose political career somehow survived the Gaffarena scandal, told MP Karol Aquilina today 2,000 elderly residents of geriatric state institutions are now the proud owners of rosary beads blessed by the Pontifex Maximus himself. He was replying on behalf of his assistant, Tony Agius …

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Three years and nothing to show for it

Three years and nothing to show for it

The National Audit Office investigated the construction of the Mater Dei Hospital. I use the word ‘investigated’ because they did. Investigation may have been their intent but at least in so far as the report repeatedly finds huge gaps in the information the office managed to gather, what the report appears to have determined is …

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Pilatus Bank was set up on the back of proceeds from crime – US Attorney

Pilatus Bank was set up on the back of proceeds from crime – US Attorney

The United States Attorney prosecuting Ali Sadr for multiple counts of bank fraud and sanctions busting has told the US Federal Court that any equity Ali Sadr still holds in Pilatus Bank is forfeitable because the bank was set up on the back of proceeds of crime. This is the clearest statement yet from a …

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