Joseph Muscat must leave Castille today

2019-11-30T19:04:53+01:00Sat, 30th Nov '19, 19:04|

Castille has been briefing journalists that Joseph Muscat will give notice of his intention to step down by mid-January. That does not cut it. We will continue our protests at least until he leaves. Now that we have learnt the truth we are not going to stop fighting and let justice be taken from us. [...]

GUEST POST: It just doesn’t add up

2019-11-30T14:15:45+01:00Sat, 30th Nov '19, 14:15|

Sent in by someone known to me. Events have been moving fast, very fast, and it is difficult to digest, keep up and analyse. No sooner do you come to a conclusion that someone (usually Joseph Muscat) moves the goal posts. Let me see if I have understood. In April 2018, Vince Muscat, one of [...]

Message to Myriam Dalli, Saviour Balzan and all the others whose scales are falling from their eyes: Come to tomorrow’s protest

2019-11-30T14:30:45+01:00Sat, 30th Nov '19, 12:24|

Myriam Dalli says she's angry about what happened. Saviour Balzan says Joseph Muscat must go. Chris Fearne says it's a serious situation. Evarist Bartolo is still talking about gods and animals in code. I'll wait for the right time to remind you that we weren't in a more privileged position than you were to be [...]

Brikkuni on Sacred Cows

2019-11-30T07:55:06+01:00Sat, 30th Nov '19, 07:55|

Mario Vella launched Brikkuni's new record at what he rightly thinks is the right time. "I don't want to live in Dubai. Or Singapore."

Where are the candles?

2019-11-30T07:41:39+01:00Sat, 30th Nov '19, 07:41|

Yesterday Karl Stagno Navarra, our very own Comical Ali, made a plea for sympathy for the wrong man altogether. It's incredible how capable tyrants can be of utterly misjudging the public mood. He asked his viewers to spare a thought for poor Joseph Muscat, he who has to resign after perpetrating the worst cover up [...]

GUEST POST: Locked-up

2019-11-30T07:00:45+01:00Sat, 30th Nov '19, 07:00|

Thursday night, Office of the Prime Minister officials led by the Head of Government Communication Matthew Carbone carefully checked the media credentials of every media member before allowing them into Auberge de Castille for Prime Minister Joseph Muscat’s 3am press conference. They presumably wanted to ensure no protestors got inside. Matthew Caruana Galizia, a Pulitzer [...]

Come to Valletta tonight. There’s work to do.

2019-11-29T15:42:10+01:00Fri, 29th Nov '19, 15:42|

Joseph Muscat’s corrupt regime bound crooks together with the cement of mutual blackmail. It was strong like a fasces, seemingly indestructible. But we held out hope that if we were there when a crack appears, it would all come tumbling down. It seems it fell to a dog from the K9 unit, an un-compromised, uncompromising [...]

Sandro Ruotolo: “We were detained in Malta’s government building”

2019-11-29T10:49:30+01:00Fri, 29th Nov '19, 10:46|

Italian journalist Sandro Ruotolo who is in Malta as a representative of the Italian union of journalists has posted on Facebook his experience yesterday night outside and insight the office of Malta's prime minister. This is my translation: "Malta is under shock. During the night Keith Schembri, former chief of staff to the prime minister, [...]

Employers call urgent meeting with social partners on “moral and political crisis”

2019-11-29T10:34:33+01:00Fri, 29th Nov '19, 10:34|

The Malta Employers Association has asked the Malta Council for Economic and Social Development (the forum for employers' bodies, labour unions and the government) to suspend its agenda to discuss the present political situation. "The Malta Employers’ Association is formally requesting to suspend the normal agenda of the MCESD to call an urgent meeting to [...]

VGH appeal rejected: Edward Scicluna, Chris Cardona and Konrad Mizzi definitively suspects of a criminal inquiry

2019-12-01T07:50:22+01:00Fri, 29th Nov '19, 08:54|

Judge Edwina Grima today quashed an appeal by three government ministers (one of them since resigned) that attempted to throw out a magistrate's order for a criminal inquiry into their conduct when three public hospitals were sold to shady interests. Edward Scicluna, Chris Cardona and Konrad Mizzi have now exhausted all legal vehicles to seek [...]

Italian journalism union in Malta to support ongoing protest actions

2019-11-29T08:35:59+01:00Fri, 29th Nov '19, 08:35|

The Italian Federation of the Italian Press (FNSI) has dispatched a delegation of two award-winning Italian journalists – Paolo Borrometi and Sandro Rutolo – that are in Malta to participate in civil society actions demanding truth and justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia. Paolo Borrometi and Sandro Ruotolo brought a message from Beppe Giulietti, president of [...]

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