Greyed Malta: (5) The recriminations will be ugly

2021-06-23T16:45:14+02:00Wed, 23rd Jun '21, 16:45|

Don’t underestimate the darkness of the days ahead. And don’t underestimate the anger, the frustration, and the willingness of our government to hang others for lynching in order to avoid consequences on themselves. This will be ugliest for people whom the government will find it easy to project as candidates for responsibility for the hardship [...]

Greyed Malta: (4) The downturn will not be measured in numbers

2021-06-23T16:43:21+02:00Wed, 23rd Jun '21, 16:43|

Think of our financial services after grey-listing as a once glorious entertainment neighbourhood that has gone to seed. Think of the Atlantic City Boardwalk after the prohibition heyday and before Playboy bought a huge plot. Think of the streets down from the Boulevard de Clichy echoing the Belle Époque in the din of Japanese tourists [...]

Greyed Malta: (3) The national priorities should be three

2021-06-23T16:41:33+02:00Wed, 23rd Jun '21, 16:41|

Education, education, and education. Try to think beyond the next 10 years, which is exactly what this country struggles to do most of the time. We need to rebuild our offer to the world if we are going to become an investment destination and that will mean preparing a new generation of workers that is [...]

Greyed Malta: (2) Demanding the impossible

2021-06-23T16:38:58+02:00Wed, 23rd Jun '21, 16:38|

I asked in an earlier post what we should be doing now, as a country, to start earning again the trust of the rest of the world that we are reasonable partners on the world stage and a place where you don’t need to be a criminal to do business. It wasn’t the right question. [...]

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