On the morning of April 11, 2006, two members of the cacciatore, the Italian Carabinieri’s (paramilitary police) elite Mafia hunter’s unit, observed an isolated shepherd’s shack on Horses Mountain near the Sicilian town of Corleone. They looked on as the shack’s owner passed something to a man inside, only seeing the other man’s arm appear. […]Read more "Most Wanted: Italy’s Fugitive Mafia Lords"
100 YEARS OF HISTORY: THE PIROMALLI ‘NDRINA OF GIOIA TAURO By Steven Trotter On a ridge above the Calabrian town of Gioia Tauro sits a house overlooking the coastal settlement and the surrounding area. Gioia Tauro is located in the middle of a long plain adjacent to the Tyrrhenian Sea in the deep south […]Read more "100 years of history: the story of Calabria’s most powerful clan"