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Vere magie di Calabria

Antonella Policastrese per il Simplicissimus Magica Calabria che rapisce con il suo mare a volte violetto, le sue montagne, la sua storia. Prende a tal punto che a volte anche i fondi europei ne sono rapiti. E invano se ne cercano le piste come è ac...
by Il Simplicissimus on Aug 25, 2013

Vere magie di Calabria

Antonella Policastrese per il Simplicissimus Magica Calabria che rapisce con il suo mare a volte violetto, le sue montagne, la sua storia. Prende a tal punto che a volte anche i fondi europei ne sono rapiti. E invano se ne cercano le piste come è ac...
by Il Simplicissimus on Aug 25, 2013

Children taken from mafia families to try to stop cycle of violence

A judge in southern Italy is pioneering a programme to help children of mafia bosses to escape a life of crime – by taking them away from their parents at the first sign of trouble. “We needed to find a way to break this cycle that transm...
by Mafia Today on Aug 12, 2013

Picasso and Dali artworks go on show after being recovered from Mafia collection

A priceless art collection featuring masterpieces by 20th century greats Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and Giorgio De Chirico, has been seized from a notorious Mafia boss and is now on public display for the first time in southern Italy. More than 100...
by Mafia Today on Aug 12, 2013

Children taken from mafia families to try to stop cycle of violence

A judge in southern Italy is pioneering a programme to help children of mafia bosses to escape a life of crime – by taking them away from their parents at the first sign of trouble. “We needed to find a way to break this cycle that transm...
by Mafia Today on Aug 12, 2013

Picasso and Dali artworks go on show after being recovered from Mafia collection

A priceless art collection featuring masterpieces by 20th century greats Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and Giorgio De Chirico, has been seized from a notorious Mafia boss and is now on public display for the first time in southern Italy. More than 100...
by Mafia Today on Aug 12, 2013

Accordo Agcom – Rai per ripianificazione frequenze, meno interferenze e migliore copertura

Migliorare la diffusione del segnale tv Rai (in particolare del mux 1). Ridurre le interferenze che, dallo Switch-off, hanno creato problemi di cattiva ricezione sul territorio nazionale, grazie alla ripianificazione delle frequenze coordinate. ER...
by Tv Digital Divide on Aug 3, 2013

42 sentences handed down for Italian mafia members

CALABRIA, Italy, July 30 (UPI) — An Italian court Tuesday sentenced 42 members of the Ndrangheta Mafia for extortion related to the building of the A3 highway. Four others were acquitted after an investigation into construction on the A3, which...
by Mafia Today on Jul 30, 2013

42 sentences handed down for Italian mafia members

CALABRIA, Italy, July 30 (UPI) — An Italian court Tuesday sentenced 42 members of the Ndrangheta Mafia for extortion related to the building of the A3 highway. Four others were acquitted after an investigation into construction on the A3, which...
by Mafia Today on Jul 30, 2013

Italian Police Arrest 38 in Mafia Crackdown

A major police operation in Italy on Friday led to the arrest of 38 people, including almost every member of a southern town council, for alleged mafia connections. Police swooped on addresses across southern Italy as part of the latest crackdown on...
by Mafia Today on Jul 12, 2013

Italian Police Arrest 38 in Mafia Crackdown

A major police operation in Italy on Friday led to the arrest of 38 people, including almost every member of a southern town council, for alleged mafia connections. Police swooped on addresses across southern Italy as part of the latest crackdown on...
by Mafia Today on Jul 12, 2013

Exploring Italy’s Calabrian Coastline with the Kids

    Most travellers on their return from Italy will praise the beauties of the Tuscan cities, rave about the Northern lakes and possibly even become slightly hysterical when recalling the splendours of Venice, but how often have you heard a...
by Larger Family Life on May 9, 2013

21 ‘Ndrangheta arrests near Turin

Gang ‘dealt in weapons, drugs since 2007′ Turin, May 7 – Italian police on Tuesday arrested 21 people around Italy for crimes allegedly commissioned and committed by an ‘Ndrangheta Calabrian mafia cell near Turin. The cell, or...
by Mafia Today on May 8, 2013

‘Ndrangheta headquarters turned into ‘mafia-free’ pub

‘May it refresh both the palate and the conscience’ Turin, May 3 – A notorious bar frequented by the ‘Ndrangheta mafia in Turin has been converted into a ‘gang-free’ pub. Once known as ‘Bar Italia’, the...
by Mafia Today on May 4, 2013

Italian senate speaker laments mafia’s innocent victims

Grasso likens information void to ‘a boulder’ (ANSA) – Reggio Calabria, May 3 – Italian Senate Speaker and senior anti-mafia figure, Pietro Grasso, lamented the information void surrounding cold mafia cases at an anti-mafia de...
by Mafia Today on May 4, 2013

‘Ndrangheta headquarters turned into ‘mafia-free’ pub

‘May it refresh both the palate and the conscience’ Turin, May 3 – A notorious bar frequented by the ‘Ndrangheta mafia in Turin has been converted into a ‘gang-free’ pub. Once known as ‘Bar Italia’, the...
by Mafia Today on May 4, 2013

Italian senate speaker laments mafia’s innocent victims

Grasso likens information void to ‘a boulder’ (ANSA) – Reggio Calabria, May 3 – Italian Senate Speaker and senior anti-mafia figure, Pietro Grasso, lamented the information void surrounding cold mafia cases at an anti-mafia de...
by Mafia Today on May 4, 2013

Italian Mob Boss Arrested In Colombia Highlights Drug Ties Between Latin America and Europe

The recent capture of one of Italy’s top mafia bosses in the Colombian city of Medellín highlights the growing ties between Latin America’s drug cartels and Italy’s notorious crime families. After a three-year manhunt, 39-year old Domenico Tri...
by Mafia Today on May 1, 2013

Italian Mob Boss Arrested In Colombia Highlights Drug Ties Between Latin America and Europe

The recent capture of one of Italy’s top mafia bosses in the Colombian city of Medellín highlights the growing ties between Latin America’s drug cartels and Italy’s notorious crime families. After a three-year manhunt, 39-year old Domenico Tri...
by Mafia Today on May 1, 2013

THE MAFIA’S SECRET BUNKERS

Mafia historian John Dickie visits the tip of the toe of the Italian boot, otherwise known as Calabria, to tell the story of Italy’s most powerful crime network. Born out of prison gangs in the 1880s, the Calabrian mafia, or ’Ndrangheta, has alwa...
by Mafia Today on Apr 30, 2013


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