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  • Letiza Battaglia
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    When you saw the mafia

    Grainy black and white, raw, moving. Otherwise the work of the Italian Letizia Battaglia cannot be defined. The Sicilian photographer became world famous for her work on the mafia in her native Palermo. Rome now houses a huge exhibition of the exceptional photographer. A large part of the exhibition in the Maxxi museum is about the […] More

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    'Ndrangheta: the world is ours

    Italian comedian Andrea Di Marco already made a fake commercial last year to put the largest financial company in the world on the map. The Italian newspaper La Repubblica published the world map below about the tentacles of the 'Ndrangheta. The expansion of the 'Ndrangheta It is immediately clear that the mafia organization has not been idle and its […] More

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    Video: The Global Power of the 'Ndrangheta

    Which Italian organization makes more money than McDonald's and Deutsche Bank combined? Exactly, the 'Ndrangheta. This mafia organization from the south of Italy is active in more than two hundred countries worldwide and makes an annual profit of a staggering 53 billion euros. Shocking figures, which nevertheless seem to impress hardly anyone anymore. Comedian Andrea Di […] More

  • olive tree disease in Italy
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    Brussels sounds the alarm because of olive tree disease

    The European Union is sounding the alarm because of the bacterial strain that is causing death and destruction among olive trees in southern Italy. Italy is the second largest producer of olive oil in Europe after Spain. European Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis said he would soon travel to Italy to study the effectiveness of the measures. The […] More

  • 5 life lessons from The Godfather
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    5 Essential Life Lessons From The Godfather

    Once in a while it's important to pick it up again. Invite some relatives, cook a delicious Italian meal and settle down on the couch with a drink. Have you seen The Godfather often enough to understand all the nuances and the complex characters? These are people whose […] More

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