The Malta Independent 27 May 2019, Monday

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Inflation today in Malta

Monday, 27 May 2019, 07:55 Last update: about 4 hours ago Alfred Sant

Given that the economy has been growing at rates for which no precedent exists since Independence, it gave rise to limited controversy during the election campaign that’s just ended. Some hold...

Is Muscat invincible?

Sunday, 26 May 2019, 10:49 Last update: about 1 day ago Mark A. Sammut

Whatever the outcome of these elections, we have to ask ourselves whether Joseph Muscat is invincible and, if yes, whether his invincibility is real or a myth, while keeping mind that in politics,...

Strengthening a Europe of values

Sunday, 26 May 2019, 10:41 Last update: about 1 day ago Carmel Cacopardo

The European project is founded on values.  In the electoral manifesto for yesterday’s electoral cycle, Alternattiva Demokratika – The Green Party, emphasised: “We stand for the...

It’s not fair that he was killed in Malta

Sunday, 26 May 2019, 09:42 Last update: about 1 day ago Victor Calleja

Many were horrified by the murder of Lassana Cisse, allegedly at the hands of two soldiers. We cried because a man had been killed and we cried for shame: shame that the atmosphere in this country is...

Racism is in our DNA

Sunday, 26 May 2019, 08:28 Last update: about 1 day ago Noel Grima

What is really surprising is that the initial reaction to the death of an immigrant in a country lane in Birzebbuga was sufficiently muted to be almost inexistent.  At first it was not all that...

Culture legacies

Friday, 24 May 2019, 07:00 Last update: about 3 days ago Owen Bonnici

More than twenty four thousand hours of PBS footage will be digitalised – an important project as it extends media legacy into the future. As the definition of legacy goes “something that...


Thursday, 23 May 2019, 08:00 Last update: about 5 days ago Alfred Sant

I was greatly pleased that during the final week of the ongoing election campaign, the major theme switched to one about values. Perhaps what triggered it was the shock felt across the country at news...

Why we should all vote

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 07:42 Last update: about 4 days ago Victor Calleja

When we voted for Malta’s EU accession, we showed we wanted freedom and good governance to be our standard bearers. We wanted stability and a good future. We wanted peace and economic...

Lassana: a chronicle of brooms and Bangladeshis

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 09:10 Last update: about 5 days ago Andrew Azzopardi

What we have witnessed in these last days is simply shocking on so many fronts.  That we have people driving by and shooting on each other is nothing but a renascent of a Bruce Willis Die Hard...

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