BREAKING/Malta’s Economy Minister, Labour Party deputy leader in German brothel tonight

Published: January 30, 2017 at 11:45pm

Malta’s Minister for the Economy, Chris Cardona, is currently at a brothel in the German town of Velbert, near Düsseldorf. He is accompanied by another Maltese man, described as “short and bald”, who my source at the brothel was unable to identify.

Patrons pay €80 to get in through the door at the FKK Acapulco, are given food and drinks, but must then pay for sex with the girls and women.

The FKK Acapulco includes a sauna, and at one point – at around 8pm – the Economy Minister emerged naked from the shower shouting: “Ħaqq Alla kemm hu kiesaħ l-ilma.”

Last September, Cardona spoke at the Malta-Germany-Libya Chamber of Commerce and said that he hopes to further Malta’s relationship with Germany. “We are an accessible government, ready to listen and adapt,” he said.

“We learn from our German neighbours.  We exported nearly €330 million worth of goods to Germany last year, mainly toys, games, spacecraft parts, electronic machinery, glass, rubber, pharmaceuticals and plastic.  And Germany is one of Malta’s main suppliers for food and beverages, tobacco, and footwear.”

At this time of night no government spokesmen or communications aides are available to take questions on whether the Economy Minister is in Germany on official government business, and if so, whether his visit to a brothel will be passed off as travel expenses along with his minibar bill.

The photograph below was not taken at the FKK Acapulco in Velbert tonight, but at the Level 22 nightclub at Portomaso on New Year’s Eve. The Economy Minister is on the left and the other man is his chief of staff at the Ministry for the Economy, Mario Azzopardi, who was also embroiled with him in MiniBarGate.