It is a truism that no country can move forward unless it comes
to terms with its past. Malta is a case in point, and much of
what happened in its recent past remains shrouded in mystery,
with much more being known in private than people are prepared
to admit in public. ..
Saviour Balzan promises head banging in an attempt to
uproot all that was bad, very bad, in the Mintoff years, but not
at the expense of forgetting what is happening now
Dom Mintoff, the autocratic well-off former Labour leader and
Maltese premier wooed by the PN during the 1996/1998 two-year
Alfred Sant stint offered Cecil Pace, then Malta’s business
magnate, to accept the offer of deputy leader of the Labour party...
It could have been midsummer madness that made the usually scrupulous
magistrate make his, not so funny, quip. Often things are said
in jest and immediately regretted and it is not easy to guess
what was going through Lawrence Quintano’s mind before he
Labour MP and shadow spokesperson for home affairs Gavin Gulia
has confirmed that he is actively collecting signatures for the
petition started by residents and backed by rebel Nationalist
MP Jeffrey Pullicino Orlando against plans for two temporary landfills
between Ghar Lapsi and Wied iz-Zurrieq...
For long he was seen as Dr Alfred Sant’s right-hand man,
a loyal serf, who pandered to the voracious appetite of the die-hard
Labour masses. But an electoral drubbing and a subtle witch-hunt
to search for palatable scapegoats have left Labour president
Manuel Cuschieri out in the cold.
Enemalta on verge of opting for third Delimara generator
The new Mater Dei hospital at Tal-Qroqq will require the same
energy demand as the 29,000 inhabitants of Gozo, MaltaToday has
Austin Gatt’s fruitless electoral pledge for a Lm100,000
sponsorship from Microsoft Corporation for Valletta FC has angered
many club supporters, MaltaToday can reveal...
Developers to pay for waste to be created before development
The public is subsidising the disposal of construction and demolition
waste to the tune of 83 cents per tonne, MaltaToday has learned...
Joe Friggieri reveals to MATTHEW VELLA how he juggles
the deeper questions in life with the pressures of being an A-list
invitee to any art exhibition on the island...
Alison Galea is the voice behind Malta’s successful alternative
band the Beangrowers...