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25-year-old organised crime group member re-arrested and will be extradited to Germany

Jan 22 2021 Share

A European arrest warrant issued was by Germany for a 25-year-old male who was previously arrested in Malta and was serving a sentence at Corradino Correctional Facility for crimes relating to counterfeit passports last september.

He was taken to court earlier today and he will be extradited back to Germany.

Until extradition, he will remain in custody at CCF.

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16,531 doses have been administered, including 616 second doses

Jan 22 2021 Share

Prof. Charmaine Gauci said that the vaccination roll-out is currently going well with 16,531 doses having been administered so far, including 616 second doses.

Elderly people who are housebound will start receiving the COVID-19 vaccinate as from next week. Residents at St Vincent De Paul have also begun to receive the second dose of the vaccine. Residents who took the first dose are expected to have the second dose administered by mid-February.

Professor Gauci has urged people who have taken the vaccine to remain cautious and to observe all mitigation measures, including social distancing and hand washing.

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MHRA speak out regarding suggested COVID-19 curfew and ask for better enforcement instead

Jan 22 2021 Share

The Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association said that they are against the idea of enforcing a curfew and instead suggested that enforcement is carried out properly.

The MHRA is claiming that this would kill off the restaurant business and that this will further push people to break the rules in the shadows. An example was made by referring to people who’ve booked farmhouses as the curfew won’t affect them at all.

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Joe Biden removes Trump’s ‘Diet Coke’ button

Jan 22 2021 Share

Joe Biden has wasted no time into getting things done after being sworn in as U.S. President. One of his first orders of business was to remove a ‘Diet Coke’ button which was installed by Donald Trump.

The button would alert a member of staff to bring Trump a glass of Diet Coke with ice on a silver platter.

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