Month: May 2018

Lawyer shot dead in Latvia may have been involved in ABLV liquidation

Lawyer shot dead in Latvia may have been involved in ABLV liquidation

A corporate lawyer who worked on managing the winding-down of insolvent companies was shot dead in the Latvian capital early on Wednesday in what police said appeared to be a killing linked to organized crime. Reuters quoted Latvian Police saying Martins Bunkus was shot by two men as he drove through the surburbs of Riga …

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Euronews interview Maria Efimova

Euronews interview Maria Efimova

Maria Efimova spoke yesterday at a whistleblowers conference and was interviewed by Euronews. See the interview here. “My motive is to show these people; who feel powerfull, who possess all the wealth and believe they can do whatever they want, is that things are not like that. There is always God to judge them. God …

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My name is

My name is

I worked in political positions for PN governments for almost 17 years. Before that I ran twice on the centre-right ticket for the national union of students. I contested the parliamentary elections on the PN ticket in 2013. So for a long time I’ve done a lot to earn the tribal assumption that I’m PN. …

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Kris Bajada owes over €110,000 on luxury cars

Kris Bajada owes over €110,000 on luxury cars

Kris Bajada is being chased for payments of over €110,000 for luxury cars he purchased from car dealer J. Zammit Limited a company owned by James Zammit who owns Raymond Auto Dealer of Żebbuġ. Kris Bajada published photographs of himself in the Mercedes SL350, one of the luxury cars he procured from Raymond Auto Dealer …

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Manuel Mallia stands in Parliament to scrutinise the work of Manuel Mallia

Manuel Mallia stands in Parliament to scrutinise the work of Manuel Mallia

This too is corruption. Not the bribes in a brown envelope sort of corruption. But the sort of corruption where institutions are destroyed, checks and balances knocked down and the complete hold of the executive on every branch of government is so blatant that barely anyone bats an eyelid anymore. Opposition MPs Claudette Buttigieg and …

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Regimes and murdered journalists: Russia demands journalist’s murder is investigated; offers condolences to family

Regimes and murdered journalists: Russia demands journalist’s murder is investigated; offers condolences to family

Arkady Babchenko is yet another journalist killed right outside his home. He left his apartment in Kiev to buy bread and was shot several times in his back by a killer who waited outside for him. His wife found him bleeding outside there door. He died in the ambulance. Arkady Babchenko was living in Kiev …

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Specialist Trainees to provide temporary medical services at Gozo Hospital

Specialist Trainees to provide temporary medical services at Gozo Hospital

Busy Mater Dei medical professionals are taking up duties in Gozo to keep the hospital there in business bridging the gap until doctors are recruited permanently for the hospital there. I have spoken to Martin Balzan of the Medical Association of Malta who clarified who will be taking up duties in Gozo in the current …

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Euronews interviews Matthew and Andrew Caruana Galizia

Euronews interviews Matthew and Andrew Caruana Galizia

Matthew Caruana Galizia: “Once your break down institutions, and capture them and destroy them in order to enable your own corruption you let in the door everything else, all the other bad stuff in the world. It’s like inverting the Pandora’s Box. This is what’s happened. So, of course, as long as there’s impunity and …

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Castille Corruption Update: Keith Schembri given 5,000 sq mt of public land on 2017 elections’ eve

Castille Corruption Update: Keith Schembri given 5,000 sq mt of public land on 2017 elections’ eve

A company owned by the prime minister’s chief of staff Keith Schembri was awarded two huge plots of land in the Bulebel Industrial Estate days before his boss, prime minister Joseph Muscat called a general election in 2017. The plots of land were granted for a 65 year lease starting 1st March 2017. One of …

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Shut up Manuel

Shut up Manuel

The reaction to any blog post or article that is critical of the PN from a source of information that is habitually critical of Joseph Muscat’s government is as predictable as it is sad. It’s not that an opinion that is expressed that is in some way controversial or challenging should not expect to be …

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