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Sarah Carabott

  • Nurses' union suspending directives following satisfactory meeting

    Nurses' union suspending directives following satisfactory meeting

    The nurses’ union is suspending directives to members following a satisfactory meeting with health authorities on Saturday. Malta Union of Midwives and Nurses general secretary Colin Galea told the Times of Malta that the agreement was reached on...

  • Nurses will suspend industrial action during Saturday meeting

    Nurses will suspend industrial action during Saturday meeting

    The nurses will suspend widespread industrial action during a meeting with the government planned for Saturday morning. The directives will in the meantime remain in place and the Malta Union of Midwives will re-assess the situation following the...

  • Persecuted Christians return to Syrian and Iraq to rebuild their lives

    Persecuted Christians return to Syrian and Iraq to rebuild their lives

    As the conflicts get quieter in parts of Syria and northern Iraq, persecuted Christians are returning to their home towns, where their houses were partially or completely destroyed. Aid to the Church in Need, which stood by the displaced when they...

  • Malta again fails to take action to fight human trafficking - US State Department

    Malta again fails to take action to fight human trafficking - US State Department

    Malta has still not secured any human trafficking convictions since 2012 and is, yet again, being urged to “vigorously investigate and prosecute” offences. The yearly Trafficking in Persons Report by the US State Department found, for the seventh...

  • Graffiti sprayed on Gozo cave

    Graffiti sprayed on Gozo cave

    The police are investigating graffiti that was spray-painted inside L-Għar tal-Mixta, on the Nadur ridge overlooking Ramla Bay. Photographer Daniel Cilia told the Times of Malta the letters ‘сумьг’ were sprayed in Cyrillic script in two parts of...

  • Nurses embark on widespread industrial action

    Nurses embark on widespread industrial action

    The Health Ministry has drawn up a management plan to ease inconvenience to patients and ensure their safety, as nurses embark on industrial action on Thursday morning. The Malta Union of Midwives and Nurses has ordered widespread industrial...

  • No agreement in sight for nurses

    No agreement in sight for nurses

    The government has made fresh proposals in talks on a sectoral agreement for nurses and midwives, but they are far from an accord, their union is saying. The Malta Union of Midwives and Nurses has issued a set of directives that will kick in on...

  • 'Respect the rest of us,' Gozitan mayor tells farmhouse landlords and tenants

    'Respect the rest of us,' Gozitan mayor tells farmhouse landlords and tenants

    Trips to Gozo are a well-deserved break for many, but they often mean sleepless nights for Gozitans who have to deal with increased rubbish on their doorsteps, according to San Lawrenz mayor Noel Formosa. The mayor is urging visitors to keep noise...

  • PN backs MUMN call for government to address nursing shortage

    PN backs MUMN call for government to address nursing shortage

    The health sector is not being prepared for the increased demand caused by the influx of foreign workers, the Nationalist Party warned on Monday. Shadow minister Stephen Spiteri and PN candidate Herman Farrugia told a press conference that a...

  • Maltese team conquers three peaks in 33 hours

    Maltese team conquers three peaks in 33 hours

    Three of the UK’s highest peaks have been conquered by a group of Maltese who are collecting funds in aid of children with no access to education. The eight climbed the Ben Nevis in Scotland, Scafell Pike in England and Snowdon in Wales in 33...