Daily Archives: December 27, 2016

Farewell to a friend and mentor

Originally posted on Darrin Zammit Lupi's Blog:
A good friend passed away today. ┬áLino Arrigo Azzopardi, an Associated Press photographer here in Malta for many years, passed away aged 77 after a battle with cancer, a battle which destroyed…

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MY MENTOR & MASTER NEWS PRESS PHOTOGRAPHER DIES WITH OTHER 2016 GREATS

LINO ARRIGO AZZOPARDI WAS NOT JUST A NEWS PRESS PHOTOGRAPHY COLLEAGUE, HE WAS MY MASTER MENTOR SINCE THE FIRST DAY I GOT ASSIGNED BY MY HEADQUARTERS TO HANDLE & COORDINATE PRESS MEDIA RELATIONS BETWEEN THE MALTESE MILITARY AND THE NUMEROUS LOCAL AND FOREIGN PRESS ORGANISATIONS, AT THE HEIGHT OF THE MIGRATION CRISIS WHICH HAD STARTED IN 2002. Continue reading

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