Category Archives: Gozo issues

Traffic Accidents in Gozo

A curious recent statistic is the finding that while the number of traffic accidents have fallen in Malta, in Gozo they have actually risen substantially to 171 (compared to 156) for the first quarter of this year. It confirms the … Continue reading

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The Aged in Gozo

The modest aim of this paper is to delve into problems that prohibit us from achieving two of the most fundamental desires within the human breast, namely the quest for immortality and the quest for eternal youth. The Quest for … Continue reading

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Aspects of Health of the Gozitan People: Congenital Abnormalities

The process of development is a wonderful and weird one, where most complicated procedures take place in a most complex manner. A mass of jelly is organised into structures that defy the most advanced technology yet invented by man. All … Continue reading

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Smoking habits in Gozo

Mere males all over the world have felt the need to resort to the soothing powers of smoking. Ever since the weed was introduced by Sir Walter Raleigh from the New World, smoke has filled salons, bars, buses and offices, … Continue reading

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Surnames as an indication of demographic changes in Gozo

In summary: A study of distribution of surnames within a community can give an indication of the homogeneity of  the population. In Gozo, a few surnames account for the majority of surnames in any locality. In this study, the distribution … Continue reading

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Unemployment and Tourism in Gozo

The double-deficit that Gozo suffers from being a small island dependent on bigger sister island has long been emphasised. Economic issues have plagued Gozo from time immemorial, and have resulted in an unstable population which has tended to find employment … Continue reading

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