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Sarah Carabott

  • Watch: Bid to finish late priest’s missionary feat in Ethiopia

    Watch: Bid to finish late priest’s missionary feat in Ethiopia

    When missionary Fr George Grima passed away last year, he left his largest project unfinished, so a group of 19 Maltese took up the challenge to complete the centre for children with disabilities in Bonga, Ethiopia. The team will scale Mount...

  • Maltese priest in Brazil warns of ‘dark future’

    Maltese priest in Brazil warns of ‘dark future’

    A gloomy atmosphere of suspended judgement surrounds the community of Fr John Caruana, a Maltese missionary in Sarandi, Brazil, after the country elected a far-right candidate, Jair Bolsonaro, to the presidency. Fr Caruana, who has spent more than...

  • Abused men ‘afraid to seek help’

    Abused men ‘afraid to seek help’

    Only a handful of abused men come forward with their story and those who do are generally very scared and convinced they would not be believed, according to the service coordinator of Victim Support Malta. “The stereotype that a man can never be a...

  • Malta will reach 2020 renewable energy targets - Energy Minister

    Malta will reach 2020 renewable energy targets - Energy Minister

    Malta will reach its pledged EU2020 renewable energy targets, Energy Minister Joe Mizzi told Parliament on Friday. Referring to the government’s continued investment in clean energy, through the gas pipeline among others, Mr Mizzi said Malta faced...

  • Abortion taboo broken on Facebook

    Abortion taboo broken on Facebook

    Women who have had an abortion experience are being invited to tell their story through a Facebook group, in an attempt to break possibly Malta's biggest taboo. The page 'Break The Taboo Malta' has been set up to provide a collection of Maltese...

  • Drink-drive limits for motorists to be slashed

    Drink-drive limits for motorists to be slashed

    The alcohol limit for motorcyclists and new drivers will be cut by 75 per cent and all other motorists will only be allowed to consume almost half of what they can drink today. In a bid to cut down on drink-driving, among other thing, a national...

  • Busuttil tables report on Mizzi, Schembri in Parliament

    Busuttil tables report on Mizzi, Schembri in Parliament

    Former Opposition leader Simon Busuttil on Wednesday tabled a report in Parliament which had concluded that Mr Mizzi should be investigated by the Police for money laundering. Speaking during the Budget 2019 debate which was considering the...

  • Caritas questions whether Budget increases address cost of living

    Caritas questions whether Budget increases address cost of living

    Caritas Malta questioned whether wealth is being distributed equally in its reaction to next year's budget. The Church charity acknowledged that the budget was a socially sensitive one, as it contained measures that addressed the needs of the...

  • Dreams have come true for most but 250 children still waiting for a sponsor

    Dreams have come true for most but 250 children still waiting for a sponsor

    Four out of every five vulnerable children have had their Christmas wish fulfilled, barely four days after the Children’s Dreams campaign was launched. More than 250 children from families facing social and financial difficulties are however still...

  • From Ħamrun to the Lebanon camp

    From Ħamrun to the Lebanon camp

    It started with an eager student asking a stranger in Ħamrun to help him with his homework and ended with a visit to a refugee camp in Lebanon. A group of Maltese volunteers, who have just returned from the camp, now hope to encourage others to...