A series of arrests in Western Sicily earlier this month have struck another blow at enigmatic Sicilian Mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro. The dedicated Mafia hunters unit of the Carabinieri have struck some notable blows in recent years against Messina Denaro as they look to isolate him from his support network in Western Sicily. Also the […]Read more "FAMILY AFFAIR: THE LATEST ON MATTEO MESSINA DENARO AND HIS DAUGHTER LUCIANA"
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"
WHERE IS DIABOLIK? THE NET IS CLOSING IN ON SICILY’S MOST ELUSIVE GODFATHER The town of Castelvetrano is a typical rural settlement in Western Sicily. Located in Trapani province it has around 30,000 inhabitants with the economy centred on agriculture, mainly olives, and furniture making. The old town is dotted with piazzas and churches dating […]Read more "WHERE IS DIABOLIK? The net is closing in on Sicily’s most elusive godfather"