Malta’s Labour Party Leader Joseph Muscat

Malta’s Labour Party Leader Joseph Muscat

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Malta’s Labour Party leader Joseph Muscat casts his vote at a polling station in Valletta, Malta. Muscat, whose party last held national power in 1998, benefited from public anger over rising power prices, an unpopular overhaul of the public transport system and a corruption scandal involving oil procurement.