The Malta Independent 5 March 2021, Friday

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Human rights

Thursday, 4 March 2021, 07:52 Last update: about 1 day ago Alfred Sant MEP

One of the claims that have been made since the Covid-19 pandemic struck and which seemed to me to be rather curious went as follows: Measures introduced by governments to keep people at home and not...

Zero Enforcement

Thursday, 4 March 2021, 07:33 Last update: about 1 day ago Michael Briguglio

This article is not about the unfortunate lack of enforcement with regard to some ‘restaurants’ that are acting as hubs for booze gatherings, with no sense of social distancing. Such...

‘The prisoners are my children and I love them so much’

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 09:08 Last update: about 1 day ago Andrew Azzopardi

‘I am like any other mother who comforts her children. I want my heart to grow so that I can love them even more’.  – Sr Adele. Last Saturday during my radio show on 103...

Saving Maltese tourism, vaccine passport now

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 09:06 Last update: about 1 day ago Peter Agius

It has often been said that a crisis brings out the true nature of people. I don’t know how much of that is true, but reading Alfred Sant’s proposal to do away with intellectual property...


Monday, 1 March 2021, 07:56 Last update: about 4 days ago Alfred Sant MEP

There do remain things to be done, but independently of what those who prefer to paint it all black say, matters have improved quite substantially. It has been obvious that Malta’s international...

Bernard Grech and the Common Good

Sunday, 28 February 2021, 10:38 Last update: about 6 days ago Mark A. Sammut

Philosophy in Maltese is not a usual occurrence. Joe Friggieri, Mark Montebello OP, and Anton Sammut, say, have written a few books; I did my bit with the late Giuseppe Mifsud Bonnici (who sadly...

Lingering doubts on return to normal

Sunday, 28 February 2021, 09:29 Last update: about 6 days ago Carmel Cacopardo

The more Robert Abela brags that “the institutions are working” the longer doubts linger on. In a situation of normalcy, which we have a right to, there is no room for a Prime Minister...

Yapping at his heels

Sunday, 28 February 2021, 08:28 Last update: about 6 days ago Noel Grima

If I could direct a cartoon artist for today’s issue, I would tell him to draw Prime Minister Robert Abela in all his monumental build surrounded by a horde of attacking dogs yapping at his...

Stitched up

Saturday, 27 February 2021, 07:25 Last update: about 6 days ago Rachel Borg

One day you arrive home and you find that the house is flooded by a water leak.  Some pipe burst and water is flowing out into the kitchen and around the house and all the furniture is getting...

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