Tag: Dom Mintoff

Leading the PN to victory in 1987: Eddie’s style of leadership

Louis Galea

In the late 1960s, I was very active in student politics and thinking seriously about pursuing a vocation in national politics. Within the Nationalist Party, three men of the younger generation stood out. Guido De Marco was, nationally, the more visible. Ugo Mifsud Bonnici was someone I much admired from afar. Then there was Eddie,…

Read More

Forging long-lasting European ties

Noel Buttigieg Scicluna

When Eddie became Leader of the Party he inherited few and rather loose relationships with other political Parties belonging to the same political family as the PN, namely following a Christian Democratic ideology. His predecessor, George Borg Olivier took a rather pragmatic approach to such Associations. However, considering the erratic behavior of Dom Mintoff and…

Read More