Joseph Muscat met MFA in last weeks in office. MFA told government will “help” Italy football club project.

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2020-01-17T17:38:09+01:00Fri, 17th Jan '20, 17:05|

In his last weeks as prime minister, Joseph Muscat met the Malta Football Association to discuss their major projects and ways the government can help them fulfil those plans. One major project the MFA is currently focused on is owning an Italian third-division football club which Joseph Muscat intends to manage. In a briefing to [...]

Repubblika on Lawrence Cutajar’s dismissal

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2020-01-17T13:25:43+01:00Fri, 17th Jan '20, 13:25|

Statement by Repubblika The Police Commissioner’s Resignation The Police Commissioner’s resignation offers the opportunity to launch a process of reform and development that is sorely needed within the Police Corps. Civil society has been asking for this for the past two years three months. During all this time, Robert Abela was a member of Parliament [...]

Is Mario Cutajar going to recommend himself as a best practice model for good governance?

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2020-01-17T12:44:47+01:00Fri, 17th Jan '20, 12:44|

Mario Cutajar, Joseph Muscat’s pick as chief civil servant, has been appointed by Robert Abela on the cabinet committee on governance. That’s when Mario Cutajar is as terrible an example of good governance as anyone could possibly be. He is principal permanent secretary which makes him the boss of bosses in the civil service. He [...]

Repubblika on the “governance committee” appointed by the government

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2020-01-17T11:05:37+01:00Fri, 17th Jan '20, 11:05|

Repubblika statement: REPUBBLIKA’S REACTION TO THE COMMITTEE ON GOVERNANCE APPOINTED BY GOVERNMENT Repubblika believes that it would have been far better had the Government appointed a “Committee on Good Governance” rather than simply a “Committee on Governance”. In the past few years, Malta had governance. This governance was weak towards criminals, abusive towards free press [...]

Did Malta really need 27 months to get this done?

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2020-01-17T10:45:55+01:00Fri, 17th Jan '20, 10:45|

Lawrence Cutajar can take up his fixation with his football club full-time now. It seems that it's become a mainstream retirement activity for retirees of Joseph Muscat's regime, particularly those who thought Joseph Muscat had metal testicles. Keeping Lawrence Cutajar at police headquarters for as long as we did was an effort to prevent justice [...]

Did we pay for that?

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2020-01-17T08:21:41+01:00Fri, 17th Jan '20, 08:21|

Has Joseph Muscat negotiated his next job while he was still in office? The Times of Malta confirmed the story that Joseph Muscat’s next career move is in a football club in the Italian league which will be owned by the Malta Football Association. We’ll be told this is a private arrangement. The MFA is [...]

History of a protest suppressed

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2020-01-17T07:58:08+01:00Fri, 17th Jan '20, 07:58|

The protest site in front of the court building became, for over two years, the battleground for the struggle between basic decency and the claim for democratic life on the one hand and on the other, the fearful fury of the guilty who could not tolerate the continued protest mostly because they were unable to [...]