Norman Vella's main guest was former chief justice Vincent De Gaetano who weighs in on the scant debate over constitutional changes intended to ensure judicial independence. The program asks why does this matter? Here are the answers, in case you missed them.
In spite of all the many difficulties, the hard work of the Maltese press has achieved much in the nation’s fight against corruption: the arrest and prosecution of four murder suspects in Malta, the conviction of one banker in the United States and the cancellation of his banking license in Europe, and the resignation of [...]
Josette Zammit paid tribute to her mother Georgia yesterday after the 92-year-old became the first person to die from the COVID-19 disease in Malta. Georgia was from Fontana, Gozo. She was an avid reader, a fan of the Reader's Digest and leafed through novels to the very end. This website sends its sincere condolences to [...]
Yesterday’s first coronavirus death recorded in Malta highlighted weaknesses in the government’s response to the spread of the disease. There’s no doubt that Malta cannot alone escape the devastating impact of the pandemic and that people of vulnerable age are at serious risk of being overcome by the disease. There is also no doubt that [...]
Following yesterday's death of a 92-year-old resident of Dar Sant Anna, Gozo's public residential home on the Gozo General Hospital grounds, the government announced the second coronavirus-related death in Malta. The second fatal case is of a 79-year-old male patient who was undergoing treatment at the Karin Grech Hospital. He had been tested for coronavirus [...]
Malta is one of a handful of Council of Europe member states not to participate in the human rights organisation’s annual penal statistics that measure and compare prison conditions in 47 member states of the Council of Europe including Russia and Turkey. The other countries that did not participate are Belgium, Bosnia-Hercegovina, Georgia and the [...]