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  • Clear view

    Eddy Privitera states he is warned to die because he is old. I would not go that far. Just try and write something not politically paranoid once in a while. Maybe if he took his head out of the sand he would get a clearer picture.

  • Hands off

    A person with a theodolite has been seen taking measurements on the beach opposite the Europa Hotel, in Sliema. When asked in a perfectly friendly manner what he was doing, he replied he had been commissioned by a company in Attard to draw up a...

  • Careless

    The front page picture carried on February 21 shows what a careless nation we are. Note the dirt and the plastic bottles.

  • Sport at University

    Sport at University

    University pro-rector Carmen Sammut (Talking Point, February 25) stated she wishes to “bust some of the myths...” concerning the University and claimed “Fact 3: the University encourages sports”, which creates a myth and brought a nostalgic wry...

  • Biggest reality

    Just as the letters column on February 16 was all about ethics and morals, a rare occasion, the issue of God’s existence erupts occasionally as an active volcano and steals the limelight for a while. Way back, a correspondent wrote that “Nothing...

  • The truth

    Unless Justice Minister Owen Bonnici first accepts he has a great problem regarding corrupt Malta, he will never manage to come clean.

  • Princely €2.17 a week

    I refer to the piece by Social Solidarity Minister Michael Falzon titled ‘Pension enhancements in the best of times’ (February 22). If an adequate rock bottom revision of €2.17 per week is considered good enough in the best of times, how much...

  • Suspicious property agent

    Being a foreigner, last year I wanted to rent an apartment and found a two-bedroom one on Maltapark. I paid €575 in advance to the agent (name supplied) who promised to hand over the keys in a month’s time. After a month, I kept calling him but he...

  • Drone vs bike

    Drone vs bike

    While I applaud Infrastructure Malta’s work to fix the numerous potholes that plague and degrade the island’s road network, why did they elect to use drones to locate areas that need attention when they could have done the job more cheaply and...

  • God’s mercy

    In her Diary, St Faustina wrote: “As I write these words [about God’s mercy], I hear the cry of Satan: ‘She’s writing everything, she’s writing everything and because of this we are losing so much! Do not write about the goodness of God; He is...

  • Only temporary?

    While the University’s pro-rector Carmen Sammut completely missed the point, using far too many words, defending the changing of a sports ground into a car park , albeit temporarily, a recent picture posted on the ‘Pass-Pass’ pedestrian site...

  • The George Cross

    The George Cross

    I refer to the full-page article by Charles Xuereb (February 23) entitled ‘75 years of the George Cross on the flag’.  The title is misleading as the article is not only about the GC but is a ranting against anything British in Malta. It is only...

  • Age of extinction

    Over the course of this century, around a third of all life on earth is projected to go extinct. To put it simply, the natural world is being crushed under our collective weight and consumption. To understand how much of our natural heritage we...

  • The page’s outfit

    The page’s outfit

    Congratulations to Christopher Grech for the article about carnival costumes of the Xuereb family (The Sunday Times of Malta, February 24). I was particularly struck to see former rector George Xuereb dressed up as a knight’s page. However, I...

  • A big thank you from Pakistan

    I would like to inform all the benefactors who contributed towards Sr Anna Maria (Carmela) Sammut’s mission in Pakistan that the sum collected amounted to €3,025. Sr Sammut, on behalf of the Sisters of Charity of St Jeanne Antide, would like to...

  • Sliema Wanderers

    The following is an extension to the article penned by Carmel Baldacchino ‘Sliema Wanderers... 50 years on’ (October 4). In July of last year preparations were on track to celebrate the 50th anniversary of when on September 29 Sliema Wanderers...

  • Hospital parking

    Hospital parking

    As a regular outpatient at Mater Dei in recent years I had rarely experienced an underground parking problem and always found some nook or cranny, albeit after a search. The operators, in view of the acknowledged parking problem, have always been...

  • Barn owls

    I read, with interest, the ‘Briefs’ on February 22 about the hunters’ intention, in collaboration with Parliamentary Secretary Clint Camilleri, to resuscitate the barn owl. However I give up even dreaming that their attempt, good as it may be,...

  • Church attendance

    Church attendance

    I write this letter with trepidation, lest I am accused of entering into the world of politics. But I beg to disagree with Eddie Privitera that church attendance is dwindling because of Archbishop Charles Scicluna’s overt politically biased...

  • Slave to sin

    God is not to be outdone in generosity. These words uttered by that formidable woman, St Teresa of Avila, have resonated throughout the centuries and are ever true and sacred. They are as relevant today because the devil, “a liar and the father of...