When a Minister calls an inquiry

2021-08-10T12:23:14+02:00Tue, 10th Aug '21, 11:36|

The government appears to have finally realised that the regularity with which prisoners try or manage to kill themselves can become a political problem. Utterly unable or unwilling to touch any of the friends of Joseph Muscat, they seem unable or unwilling to do the obvious: fire Alex Dalli and replace that tinpot tyrant with [...]

‘Money is our power’

2021-08-10T09:43:27+02:00Tue, 10th Aug '21, 09:43|

Melvyn Theuma told the court yesterday that Yorgen Fenech had used that phrase – ‘money is our power’ – when Theuma had suggested to Fenech that he could stop paying the imprisoned Degiorgios the tens of thousands they had been extorting from him. It’s one of those quotes that would be left hanging in silence, [...]

Charity begins at the local church

2021-08-10T08:51:36+02:00Tue, 10th Aug '21, 08:51|

Several months ago, Repubblika argued MPs should not be government Ministers. Access to public money and contesting a constituency seat are a toxic combination. Byron Camilleri, the guy who stood idly by as prisoner after prisoner was found dead or dying in prison, has found public money to pay for the repair of the roof [...]

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