As observed by the UNODC and the OECD, illegal economy has gone global. Globalization and openness in communication, trade and finance have contributed to economic growth and well-being in certain countries, but it has also provided criminals with huge opportunities to intensify their business. Illegal economy is diversified, reaching macroeconomic proportions: transnational criminal markets, usury and racket, corruption, counterfeiting, “ecomafias” as environmental crimes, money laundering, illegal work, tax evasion and many other forms are observed worldwide. On one hand, they represent a deep threat to the rule of law, both at a national and international level, by distorting local economies and the market, corrupting institutions and fuelling conflicts. On the other, they are an attempt to security, especially in poor and conflict-ridden countries.
Between Water and Oil Palm – Colombia 2016, ENG – ESP – IT
In collaboration with the Colombian human rights non-profit La Comisión Intereclesial de Justicia y Paz, the documentary was made to show the devastating impact that the growing palm oil sector in Colombia has had on the local communities of Mapiripan, Colombia. To watch the Spanish/Italian version of the video, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PijxzKsGvbM&feature=youtu.be
Reportage on the “historical negotiation” between Italian State and Mafia HISPAN TV 2013 (ESP)
Presentation of National Campaign against slavery in Argentina FUNDACION ALAMEDA – CGT 2013 (ESP)
Investigation about Kruger’s contested borderlands – Oxpeckers Investigative Environmental Journalism
Buffer zones along the border of Kruger National Park target wildlife poaching. Displaced communities say it’s a land grab by rich foreigners aided by corrupt politicians.