Despite the global pandemic, and despite it being winter, migrants are still trying to cross the Mediterranean from Libya.
In a historic case that could change the face of the Maltese media, one independent news outlet is taking on the political establishment to restore impartiality to the airwaves.
New prime minister Robert Abela has been in power in Malta for a year since his predecessor resigned under public pressure. Critics think not much on the island has changed.
Investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed when a bomb planted in her car detonated. The fight to uncover the truth behind her murder and closure for her family continues to shake Malta to its foundations.
Cutajar's resignation comes shortly after the resignation of Joseph Muscat as the island country's prime minister.
Joseph Muscat has been accused of shieling close associates from the investigation into the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia.
Centre-right MEPs have torn into Muscat over rule of law in Malta and his administration's alleged links to the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.