Myriam Spiteri Debono calls for national redemption after the killing of Daphne Caruana Galizia

2021-09-07T14:55:33+02:00Tue, 7th Sep '21, 14:50|

I am translating an extract from the speech delivered yesterday by Notary Myriam Spiteri Debono at the official gathering in front of the Great Siege Memorial in Valletta marking the anniversary of the end of the 1565 siege. Myriam Spiteri Debono is the only woman ever to have served as the Speaker of Malta’s Parliament. [...]

GUEST POST: You took an oath

2021-09-07T14:17:45+02:00Tue, 7th Sep '21, 14:17|

A few days ago I suggested to Joseph Muscat, shamed former prime minister, selected as the most corrupt politician of 2019 and also known as ‘Ix-Xiħ’ to disappear after his feeble attempt to become relevant again. Today I would like to invite Mr Angelo Gafà, Commissioner of Police, to come into view. It has been [...]

UPDATED: M didn’t quote her source

2021-09-07T14:28:27+02:00Tue, 7th Sep '21, 14:13|

Updated at 14:20 Simon Mercieca thought he caught Jason Azzopardi plagiarising from M, the James Bond character. In Skyfall (2012), M testifies in front of a hostile parliamentary committee and in a flourish of drama, recited chillingly by Dame Judi Dench, she mouths some free verse that apparently Simon Mercieca found used in a speech [...]

Political calculus

2021-09-07T09:25:36+02:00Tue, 7th Sep '21, 09:25|

I’m sorry if I’m starting to sound like a stuck record but faced with repeated behaviour, the reaction will inevitably be repeated. I can hardly doubt President George Vella would really like for this country to start the healing process after the trauma of the killing of Daphne Caruana Galizia. But he’s really limiting the [...]

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