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Cosa Nostra

Letter to Judge prompts investigation by the U.S. Probation Office into allegations that former Gambino associate John Alite violated the terms of his Supervised Release

Peter Lance | Posted 10.23.2016 | Crime
Peter Lance

On September 8th I sent a 14 page letter with 26 attachments to Judge Susan C. Bucklew at the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, ...

Sicily Arrests 11 Mobsters In Search For Top Mafia Boss

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 08.03.2015 | World

ROME, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Police in Sicily arrested 11 suspected mobsters they believe were helping Sicilian mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro evade capt...

Mafia - State Negotiation: Italy's Original Sin

Christina Pacella | Posted 01.23.2015 | World
Christina Pacella

Every time I read about Magistrates whose lives are being threatened by the mafia I ask myself the same rhetorical question: what kind of a country is this? Twenty-two years without justice, without truth, and what's worse? Nothing has changed.

Colombia: Strategy of Tension?

Aldo Civico | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aldo Civico

When I saw the images of the recent attack near my Bogota apartment, I could not help but think about the car bombings that had occurred when I was in Sicily, 18 years ago.

Financial Crisis Goes Global, Slams into Europe

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Danny Schechter

People in the EU have politicized economic issues perhaps because of a more diverse media environment as well as the expectation that governments have a duty to protect their people.

Facebook Makes Mafia Bosses Into Online Idols

Telegraph | Nick Squires in Rome | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Some of the country's most notorious mafiosi, jailed for crimes ranging from extortion to brutal murders, have become online idols with thousands of f...