The Councillor in the trench

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2019-09-25T14:52:43+02:00Wed, 25th Sep '19, 14:52|

Last Sunday Noel Grima contrasted the tenacity of the activists that campaign for truth and justice in the case of Daphne Caruana Galizia with the floppiness of the Nationalist Party. “I wondered,” Noel Grima wrote, “not just at the tenacity of this small group, without any visible means of support, and with no political background, [...]

Robbing the nuns to pay the band

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2019-09-25T09:24:15+02:00Wed, 25th Sep '19, 09:24|

The story of the fired Valletta parish priest and the church paraphernalia put up for sale in an antique shop opens questions quite beyond the obvious intrigue of a cleric fallen from grace. On one level silverware and art that did not belong to Deo Debono but were entrusted in his care found their way [...]

When in doubt, shred.

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2019-09-25T08:27:42+02:00Wed, 25th Sep '19, 08:27|

Here's the front door of the Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates office in Valletta before the rubbish collectors go by. It is a scene reminiscent of the headquarters of the SS just before the Russians rolled into Berlin. And of course more recently of the offices of Nexia BT and Mossack Fonseca (Malta) after Daphne Caruana Galizia [...]