Malta Evening News Roundup

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These are the main headlines reviewed by our editorial and research team for today.


Former Deputy Police Commissioner Silvio Valletta has declared in a statement that he had never been aware of Yorgen Fenech’s involvement in the Daphne Caruana Galizia case. Silvio Valletta further stated that he would never have travelled abroad with anyone if he had known or thought the person was under investigation. Source: TVM

Aaron Farrugia, the new Environment, Planning and Climate Change minister, plans to log and publish all meetings he has with stakeholders and lobbyists, in the interest of promoting transparency and good governance. Source: MaltaToday

The family and friends of a healthy 20-year-old law student, who died suddenly in her sleep last week, have spoken of their loss and disbelief. Erika Cassar was found dead in bed by her parents after they noticed a light was still on in her room early on the morning of January 10. Source: Times of Malta

Prime Minister Robert Abela promised that he will make the necessary changes within his government to provide a better quality of life for everyone, during his political speech on Sunday. Source: The Malta Independent

Minister for Internal Affairs Byron Camilleri admitted to that every single allegation needs to be investigated. Camilleri did not specify whether the Police should investigate Valletta’s actions during his time as Assistant Commissioner. Valletta is married to Minister for Gozo Justyne Caruana. Camilleri insisted that considering these reports, he is more than ever convinced of the need for the Malta Police Force reform. Source: Newsbook


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