The Malta Independent 27 May 2019, Monday

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A nation of winners

Sunday, 26 May 2019, 09:33 Last update: about 1 day ago Justyne Caruana

Yesterday, people voted to select six MEPs and hundreds of local councillors. The election campaign was short, intense and only marred – as usual – by petty, unfounded and deliberately...

A tunnel for Gozo: Is it the best solution?

Sunday, 26 May 2019, 08:44 Last update: about 1 day ago John Ebejer

Until some time ago I had no strong view either way for or against the Gozo tunnel.   That was until I was recently asked to give a lecture on the subject.  I carefully looked up...

The way forward

Saturday, 25 May 2019, 15:11 Last update: about 1 day ago Timothy Alden

Writing this column for publication before the election results were announced was an interesting experience. It made me realise that, regardless of the outcome, there are some key lessons which have...

Living the European dream

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 10:51 Last update: about 4 days ago Godfrey Farrugia

2019 is turning out to be quite a rollercoaster year for global politics. Not that the few years before were any more reassuring , with deadly proxy wars raging in Syria and Yemen , mass displacement...

Influence and credibility in Europe

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 07:53 Last update: about 4 days ago David Casa

At this point, there are very few honest arguments one can pose against the European Union from a Maltese point of view. The most vociferous critics in Malta have admitted it has brought benefits for...

The European Parliament as a platform for opportunity

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 07:52 Last update: about 4 days ago

I believe the Maltese electorate deserves to be represented by MEPs who genuinely have the Island’s future at heart. In submitting my candidacy for the European elections of 25 May, I choose to...

Let’s truly put children at the heart of Europe

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 10:59 Last update: about 5 days ago Marie Louise Coleiro Preca

On Saturday, we will be voting for our new Members of the European Parliament. Over the past few months candidates have presented us with their electoral manifestos. As voters, we have a duty to...

The call to serve

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 10:55 Last update: about 5 days ago

A few days from now, voters are called to elect six individuals to occupy Malta’s allocated seats in the European Parliament. In order to carry out this task responsibly, voters must know the...

Gender budgeting is good budgeting

Monday, 20 May 2019, 10:04 Last update: about 7 days ago

Safeguarding equal rights, responsibilities and opportunities by recognising diversity and addressing the needs and priorities of women and men can result in various socio economic benefits. The...

Labour delivers

Sunday, 19 May 2019, 09:52 Last update: about 8 days ago Justyne Caruana

This coming Saturday, all Maltese and Gozitans will be exercising the most basic form of political participation in the functioning of our democratic country – the right to vote. The right to...

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