UAE officials cancel December 17 Black meeting with Europol at the last minute: anything to do with Joseph Muscat’s Dubai trip?

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2020-02-05T17:04:12+01:00Wed, 5th Feb '20, 16:34|

Superintendent Antonovitch Muscat told the Daphne Caruana Galizia inquiry that the United Arab Emirates have not cooperated in the investigation to get to the bottom of the 17 Black/Hearnville/Tillgate revelations. It is not a dissimilar complaint from the one made by then Magistrate Aaron Bugeja who got no answer from Dubai when he was trying [...]

That’s one thing Adrian Delia has that Robert Abela doesn’t: the police are investigating him

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2020-02-05T16:07:19+01:00Wed, 5th Feb '20, 16:07|

In court today Superintendent Ray Aquilina confirmed that Adrian Delia is the subject of a criminal investigation into money laundering. The case was raised by Daphne Caruana Galizia in what would prove to be one of the last cases of her life when she revealed that years before when practicing as a lawyer Adrian Delia [...]

Gatekeepers

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2020-02-06T08:40:32+01:00Wed, 5th Feb '20, 16:06|

It never gets easier listening to men who plotted to kill a woman in cold blood because they did not like what she wrote. Melvyn Theuma’s testimony speaks of Joseph Muscat’s and Keith Schembri’s annoyance with Daphne Caruana Galizia. Recordings played out in court ring out the voice of Yorgen Fenech speaking callously about the [...]

GUEST SERIES: The subjection of the social sector (Part 1)

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2020-02-05T09:20:12+01:00Wed, 5th Feb '20, 09:20|

This four-part series is written by a retired professional who keeps tabs on what is going on in the social sector and particularly on developments in the public social work services sector. None of the people mentioned in this series have any clue about what is being written about them. Their permission to be mentioned [...]

GUEST POST: Can the PN be a solution?

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2020-02-05T09:07:48+01:00Wed, 5th Feb '20, 09:07|

Continues from the first part of this article, linked here. Louis Galea’s recent indicative outline of his party reform proposals, that distinguish him as a creative political practitioner, and Claudio Grech’s intelligent version that complements same, could be a flow of fresh air were it not for the concomitant numerous disturbing and worrying publicly expressed [...]