Tag: Operation Tarantelo

‘Concerns on possible conflict of interest at Fisheries were justified’ –...

Environment Minister Jose Herrera said that while no evidence was found that public officials at the Fisheries Department had behaved in such a way...

Investigate misuse of EU funds by tuna operators – NGOs to...

European Commissioner for Fisheries Karmenu Vella has been asked to investigate the possible misuse of European funds, notably from the European Maritime Fisheries Fund...

“We are surprised Fenech Farrugia wasn’t killed”

Sources close to the tuna industry said that they are surprised that the Fisheries Department Director Andreina Fenech Farrugia wasn't killed in the last...

“I have always been professional, ethical and just” – ex-Fisheries DG

The currently suspended Director General for Maltese Fisheries, Andreina Fenech Farrugia, said that the money she received was all legal. She categorically denied any...

“Illegal tuna trade cannot be tolerated” – EU Commissioner Vella

The European Commissioner for the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella said that the malpractices reported in the Spanish media in connection to...