Daphne Inquiry Board tells PM: ‘We’re not done yet’

2020-12-14T17:10:20+01:00Mon, 14th Dec '20, 17:10|

The Daphne Caruana Galizia inquiry Board reminded the prime minister that only they can decide when they’ve heard enough evidence to fulfil their terms of reference. In a decree by Board Chairman Judge Michael Mallia, the Board responded to repeated calls by Prime Minister Robert Abela to shut down the inquiry by tomorrow because, the [...]

So the bit about the biggest lie in Maltese political history was the biggest lie in Maltese political history

2020-12-14T16:57:46+01:00Mon, 14th Dec '20, 16:57|

  In a moment of flagrant disloyalty to his “friend” and former boss Joseph Muscat, Keith Schembri told Jason Azzopardi at the Daphne Caruana Galizia inquiry this morning, that he knew the 2017 election would be held in June by March. Just because he said that I’m not going to dismount from my suspicions that [...]


2020-12-14T16:19:24+01:00Mon, 14th Dec '20, 16:19|

Ever so often this keeps coming up. Keith Schembri, whose testimony is to be taken with extreme caution, said something about someone today, we’ve often heard before. This is the exchange with Therese Comodini Cachia as reported on Times of Malta: 'Lobbying' journalists  3.02pm Schembri is asked about meeting with journalists. He says some were closer [...]


2020-12-14T15:42:25+01:00Mon, 14th Dec '20, 15:42|

Do you remember the mantra ‘Malta tagħna lkoll’? It was the positive slogan to represent Labour’s pre-2013 key campaign message that the country was being run by a clique, an establishment, an elite of blue-eyed and blue-voting cronies, that you needed to be a ‘baron’ or a ‘friend of a friend’ to get ahead in [...]

GUEST POST: Labour and the media

2020-12-15T07:09:50+01:00Mon, 14th Dec '20, 15:00|

Freedom of conscience, of education, of speech, of assembly, are among the very fundamentals of democracy and all of them would be nullified should freedom of the press ever be successfully challenged. - Franklin D. Roosevelt The Malta Labour Party, today Partit Laburista, has a long history of aggression against the free media. This goes [...]

GUEST POST: Strike, Don’t Strike

2020-12-14T14:38:25+01:00Mon, 14th Dec '20, 14:38|

Every so often, in the gaps between stories about COVID-19, the latest corruption and impunity scandal and Brexit, we get chunky headlines about how the court has stopped a nurses’ strike or allowed a nurses’ strike or a pilots’ strike or non-strike. Industrial disputes, especially when they risk inconveniencing a wider range of people than [...]

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