Passport Papers: A fugitive’s quest for a European passport
In November 2019, a copy of an invoice was
Passport Papers: oligarchs, royalty and fugitives
The Passport Papers shed light on the applicants for
Cyprus Papers leak renews EU scepticism on cash for passports
New findings on irregularities with the sale of passports
With passport sales, we undermine our sovereignty
Many readers of The Shift will already be sympathetic
Cash-for-passports watchdog eight months late on annual report
The government-appointed cash-for-passports watchdog has missed the publication deadline
Suspected Indian fraudsters on the run used Henley and Partners to seek foreign passports
Two Indian fugitives suspected of involvement in a €640
Passport perfidy
“We have to agree that the passport programme is
PN agrees with passport scheme, subject to an ‘open and transparent’ process
The findings that emerged from a joint media investigation
Cyprus Auditor General faces removal after publishing report on abuse in passport sales
Cyprus’ Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides could be removed from
Armenian founders of company fined €700,000 acquired Maltese passports
The founders of Vivaro Ltd, the gaming company that
Passport-selling patriots
May’s MEP elections are expected to pit liberal democratic
‘Fantastic Malta’ exposed in Paradise Papers
When confronted by the news that the European Parliament
‘Serious challenges’ remain in Malta’s rule of law efforts, despite reforms
Despite Prime Minister Robert Abela’s claims that the European
Disinformation Watch: power loves a bad idea
In their 2021 ‘Nations in Transit’ report, Freedom House
Pulcinella’s secret
Some junior minister whose name is not worth remembering
An economy of authentic fakes
It’s easy to think that the Passport Papers are
An unsavoury business
Selling citizenship was always an unsavoury business, but surely
The enemy is the state 
The State is under siege. Its enemies are everywhere.
Massaging morale
“The success of Team Malta is the Labour Party’s
Divine accountability
“That which I do, I do before God”. This
Enabling slavery
On 14 March 2015, Leilei Liao was found in
Delusional vows won’t get us off grey list any faster
PN leader Bernard Grech pledged yesterday he would get
Gafa’s gaffes
Police Commissioner Angelo Gafa finally called a press conference.
Greylisting: Over 100 companies blame weak, selective rule of law – survey
When employers were asked why they thought Malta was
Dark clouds on the horizon
Robert Abela has chosen his hill to die on.
Tarnished gold
Finally, after far too many long years, the European