Unlike places like the Emirates, which generally promote themselves as hyper-modern hubs—versions of Las Vegas in the Persian Gulf—Malta does not brand itself as the place of ultramodern sky-scrapers. Instead, the country is portrayed through images that highlight its idyllic Mediterranean location, rural lifestyle or its ‘glorious past’.
The very last initiative in which Charles Miceli was involved was an Open Letter to the Prime Minister concerning Malta’s foreign policy commitments.
How the emblem of debauched foreign aristocracy became the ultimate symbol of Maltese identity.
The dominant culture has appropriated the idea of active aging to abet the status quo, damaging several people in the process.