"On the afternoon of October sixteenth. Two thousand seventeen. Daphne Carolina Galaxia posted a piece to her blog running commentary these story was pretty typical of the combustion and uncompromising journalism that had made her a household name in molter. It concerned Keith. Shembe a Maltese businessman. who also served as chief of staff to Malta's prime minister? Joseph Muscat. The headline read that Crook Shembe was in court today pleading that he's not a crook. She posted the peace at two thirty five. PM and left hung hung. She was dead within half an hour killed by a bomb client in her car and detonated. Remotely apparently via text message sent from a boat On November twenty six th this year Shembe was arrested by police. Investigating eighteen. Caruana Galaxy is death. Shembe was released on bail and resigned. As the Prime Minister's Chief of staff events have subsequently accelerated rated also stepping down Worthy Minister for Tourism and the Minister for the economy though the latter was swiftly reinstated. The Prime Minister announced his resignation on Sunday. INOSITOL third party. I will resign as the leader of the Labour Party and in the days after I will resign as the prime minister. Mr Rashid conduct administered sheet a breakthrough in the long becalmed search for the killers occurred on November twentieth. When Maltese cops boarded the yacht of Malta's richest? It just man Jurgen Finnick. Gambling and property tycoon as he attempted to leave Malta at dawn Finnick was charged with complicity in Caruana Glitzy as murder. He has pleaded not guilty and solicited so far unsuccessfully a presidential pardon in return for information on other conspirators Spiritus Carolina. Glitzy is murder has traumatized molter and dominated. The tiny country's politics takes for more than two years. It was well known that she had enemies at the time of her death. She was facing at least forty two lawsuits for libel her. The home had been targeted by arsonists and a succession of pet dogs poisoned stabbed or shot. Arrests were made shortly after the bombing in in two thousand seventeen and three men were charged with murder. They are still awaiting trial though. One has told police that they were paid. One hundred fifty fifty thousand euros for carrying out the hit another person arrested recently has confessed to acting as the middleman between the killers and whoever hired them and that right there is the question which has gripped molter these past two years or so who did the one hundred and fifty thousand euros. Come from. We don't know yet but we appear to be getting their who ordered the murder of Daphne Caruana Galicia but we do know why people people order the murders of journalists this seeking obviously to silence the journalist in question but they also seek to teach a lesson especially when the weapon. It's something as brutal and spectacular as a car bomb that not only will they kill anyone else who comes off to them but they believe themselves able to get away with third culture clearly existed on Malta which enabled someone powerful to believe. They could commit such a crime with little prospect of consequences. If if this turns out to have been a misjudgment on the part of Carolina Glitzy is killer. A great deal of credit will be ju her friends and family who have campaigned doggedly in her memory memory. She has become the posthumous recipient of dozens of journalism. Awards of a owners. Malta's people as well have been heartening Lee willing to maintain lean climate for justice. Thousands have been protesting again this week on Republic street the main road of Valetta the letter minuscule fairytale capital an improvised memorial to Caruana glitzier. An installation of pictures flowers flags and candles has nagged those working in the nearby parliament building. The memorial has been petulantly cleared by the authorities many times the lost as recently as Sunday evening evening and just as often replaced though. Joseph Muskett has resigned. He intends to remain Prime Minister until his Labor Party. Choose a new leader in mid-january January. He may be pushing his luck. The head of the e use emergency fact finding mission to Malta has urged him to quit immediately. The main opposition party intends to boycott parliament unless he goes and protests are continuing. It is no kind of consolation. But Daphne Caruana Galaxia may have brought down Malta's"