The Malta Independent 24 January 2017, Tuesday


Editorial: They are not alone

Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 10:44 Last update: about 9 hours ago

On Sunday evening, many people defied the cold and the rain and walked in protest at St Julian’s to protest against the sending back of nine Mali migrants back to their...

Editorial: The land of disbelief

Monday, 23 January 2017, 10:13 Last update: about 1 day ago

For days now, Justice Minister Owen Bonnici has been trumpeting the same tune, during public office hours and using public funds, to sell to the common people the spin that business tycoon Zaren...

Editorial: A change of tune back to the environment

Sunday, 22 January 2017, 09:30 Last update: about 2 days ago

The Opposition Nationalist Party yesterday made a slight departure, or shall we say a detour, from its recent anti-corruption rallying cry and once again began to beat the environmental drum. This...

Editorial: The government of spin falls by its spin

Saturday, 21 January 2017, 10:49 Last update: about 3 days ago

The government is pulling out all its stops and piling on the spin. It has focused on former minister Jason Azzopardi and brought all its heavy guns to bear on him.  Minister Owen Bonnici...

Editorial: Before the Trump rollercoaster

Friday, 20 January 2017, 10:04 Last update: about 4 days ago

By this time tomorrow, the world will be in the Trump era. As we write, the world, especially what we call the West, Europe, live the eve with trepidation, much as one would await the arrival of...

Waiting for Godot

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 10:11 Last update: about 5 days ago

Considered a masterpiece in the Western canon, Samuel Beckett's 'Waiting for Godot' symbolically captures the absurdity, comedy and tragedy of humanity's attempt to reckon with a wasteland of...

Editorial: Maybe the beginning of a historic shift

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 12:06 Last update: about 6 days ago

Although a week has passed, comments and reverberations continue to echo with regards to what took place in Malta a week ago today when the Commission trooped to Malta at the beginning of the Maltese...

Editorial: Air Malta’s agony

Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 11:22 Last update: about 7 days ago

We have by now got used to the various statements by Minister Edward Zammit Lewis with regards to the hot potato dumped in his lap – Air Malta. Up till last Friday, when the government...

Editorial: The difficult task to straddle a coalition

Monday, 16 January 2017, 10:50 Last update: about 8 days ago

Increasingly, Opposition leader Simon Busuttil is finding it hard to cobble together a coalition to tackle Joseph Muscat’s Labour in the coming general election. Dr Busuttil seems to have...

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