#306 | The Murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia Part 1 | Cocaine, Corruption, and Filthy Money

English Learning for Curious Minds

13-10-2022 • 20 minutos

On October 16th, 2017, a 52-year-old journalist was blown up in a car bomb outside her home in Malta.

In part one of our three-part mini-series, we'll learn about who she was, and who might have wanted her dead.

  • The assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia
  • Introduction to Malta
  • Why small island countries are more prone to corruption
  • The early career of Daphne Caruana Galizia
  • Why Daphne Caruana Galizia was so popular
  • Economic growth in 21st-century Malta
  • “Malta is 17 miles by nine and flooded with cocaine, corruption, and filthy money”
  • Daphne's corruption allegations in Malta
  • Why Daphne was very unpopular with some Maltese citizens
  • The attacks and harassment she faced
  • Claims against Konrad Mizzi, Keith Schembri & Joseph Muscat

Full interactive transcript, subtitles and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/daphne-caruana-galizia-part-1