Where’s a cop when you need one?

2022-05-12T12:36:16+02:00Thu, 12th May '22, 12:36|

I was writing this morning how disappointing though entirely in character it was for police chief Angelo Gafà to say absolutely nothing about one of his staffers admitting in court that the police knew where Ryan Schembri was 5 years ago but made no move to nab him. Then someone pointed out to me why [...]

A political appointment

2022-05-12T12:03:48+02:00Thu, 12th May '22, 12:03|

Mario Cutajar is leaving the headship of the civil service. The man turned a position that should in and of itself be an institution of our democracy into a loyal branch of the Labour Party. In the process he not only undermined the ethos of the civil service, but he also undermined the basis of [...]

And they mocked the idea of having anti-mafia laws

2022-05-12T10:39:43+02:00Thu, 12th May '22, 10:39|

Photo: Matthew Mirabelli I decided to wait 24 hours before writing about the shocking admission of a police inspector who told a court yesterday, he had no idea why the people responsible for one of the biggest manhunts in recent criminal history completely ignored information from the UK police about the whereabouts of [...]

RIGHT OF REPLY: Ivan Buttigieg writes in

2022-05-12T09:56:38+02:00Thu, 12th May '22, 09:56|

The below refers to this piece and, presumably, this piece, I published on this website two days ago. As usual no comments will be published beneath a post carrying a response claimed under the right of reply. 11 May 2022 To whom it may concern, Following various media reports regarding my alleged involvement in the [...]

Getting things not quite done

2022-05-12T09:53:09+02:00Thu, 12th May '22, 09:53|

There are paving works in and around the Rabat playing field just outside Mdina Gate. They've been going on for ages. They're still going on and the area is inaccessible. One thing's done though. This plaque says the completed works were inaugurated by Ian Borg on 24 March, two days before the last election. The [...]

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