July 2018

Keeping up appearances

The Nationalist Party is asking for my head, my resignation. The indictment? The FIAU got itself in breach of the third anti-money-laundering (AML) directive by not following the correct procedures during my watch as Minister for Finance. The PN team of two called a press conference. Straight faces. A very serious affair. Let us be straight on this. Anti-money-laundering is indeed a serious affair. The fight against tax evasion, drugs, arms ... [+]