Neville Gafa’ up for volunteer of the year award

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2018-12-20T13:16:14+00:00Thu, 20th Dec '18, 13:12|

If Michelle Muscat can get it, why not Neville Gafa’?  He should also be considered for the Elie Wiesel Humanitarian Award for ferrying wounded casualties from the Libyan war to Malta for medical treatment. There’s the Nobel Peace Prize for mediating between the Libyan government and warlords. And perhaps the Oscar for best actor in [...]

Ranier Fsadni: Rule of law, you say

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2018-12-20T08:43:42+00:00Thu, 20th Dec '18, 08:43|

Photo: REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi Do read Ranier Fsadni’s piece in Times of Malta today. He patiently explains the difference between obeying laws and respecting the rule of law. I don’t think that guy who walked away with a candle on yesterday’s video will be reading this article and having a Damascus experience. But some people [...]

Sicilian police arrest three Maltese bird-trappers

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2018-12-20T08:25:59+00:00Thu, 20th Dec '18, 08:24|

Source: Polizia Provinciale Ragusa on ragusanews.com Three Maltese bird-trappers have been arraigned in the Sicilian province of Ragusa accused of illegal bird-trapping and animal cruelty. They were found on the hills of Monte Badia between Ragusa and Modica with 21 cages, boxes, metal nettling, ropes, nets and electrical bird-calling devices. The police also found trapped [...]

MONEY: But can we police it?

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2018-12-20T08:13:23+00:00Thu, 20th Dec '18, 08:08|

My article in this month's Money Magazine: There was a moment at the time when Malta was getting ready to join the European Union when a number of choices had to be made. Joining the EU was, at the time, a form of graduation for a young, independent country. It was not unlike a wedding. The heady, exciting and naughty days [...]