GUEST POST: Reconciliation and Confrontation

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2019-12-17T12:09:34+01:00Tue, 17th Dec '19, 12:09|

The socio-economic ramifications and the political theatre of the absurd discourse on these islands during these last years, programmed in minute detail years before same hit the stage, were nothing else but a treacherous act against the State. An act that had as its source the same party in government. Irrespective of the dark backgrounds [...]

Malta’s shame

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2019-12-17T11:58:10+01:00Tue, 17th Dec '19, 11:58|

One after the other MEPs stood to restate some very clear and stark facts. A journalist has been killed. She investigated corruption on which no action has yet been taken. There is justified suspicion that the prime minister’s office was involved in the cover-up of the murder, and therefore is suspected of being involved in [...]

European Parliament starting Malta debate now

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2019-12-17T08:59:38+01:00Tue, 17th Dec '19, 08:59|

Perhaps someone should tell them the court marshal could not find Keith Schembri so he can appear as a witness this morning. Perhaps they could have got Neville Gafa to find him for them. Or if not to actually see Keith Schembri, why was Neville Gafa going to Santa Maria Estate in his office car [...]

Greed is an entrance ticket for the mafia

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2019-12-17T09:56:25+01:00Tue, 17th Dec '19, 08:38|

There are many reasons to watch Rai’s film from last Sunday. It can perhaps explain why the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia was never going to be a local Maltese story and that’s not just because this is the story of the killing of a journalist and journalists everywhere are bound to be interested in [...]

Yesterday’s protest

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2019-12-17T06:37:25+01:00Tue, 17th Dec '19, 06:37|

Vigil and protest for justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia, Valletta, Malta December 16, 2019. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi   Vigil and protest for justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia, Valletta, Malta December 16, 2019. Photo: Darrin Zammit Lupi   Vigil and protest for justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia, Valletta, Malta December [...]