Saturday, February 29, 2020

One in every 14 people in this town in Malta is named Buttigieg

QALA, Malta — In this craggy, sun-kissed village of 2,000 people, three of the past four mayors have had the same last name: Buttigieg. The opposition leader is a Buttigieg, too. So is the baker. And one of the priests. And many of the retirees.


Mayor Pete’s father, a former Notre Dame professor who died last year, was born in Malta