Italy: Bribes, the Camorra and a Renovated Palace

By Cecilia Ferrara (IRPI) The Italian mob is getting into historic renovation, according to prosecutors. Early Tuesday morning, nine people were arrested by the Investigative Unit of the Carabinieri and the Finance Police for corruption, bid rigging, illicit behavior as a public servant and association with the Camorra. Biagio Di Muro arrest.Two of the suspects were sent to prison while seven were ordered to house … Continua a leggere Italy: Bribes, the Camorra and a Renovated Palace

How Italy’s oranges are linked to a modern day story of exploitation

Thousands of migrants are living in squalid conditions in Rosarno, southern Italy, harvesting oranges for consumers across Europe Orange producers in southern Italy are taking advantage of a low-cost migrant workforce. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images  Andrew Wasley   and Cecilia Ferrara   read the article on The Guardian Continua a leggere How Italy’s oranges are linked to a modern day story of exploitation