‘ndrangheta, 45 arrests in Reggio Calabria, including a known criminologist: “She brought the detained bosses’ messages outside”

By ALESSIA CANDITO   An operation by the “Direzione distrettuale antimafia” (DDA, or “Direct Anti-Mafia Directorate”) conducted by the Carabinieri against two gangs from Rosarno (Reggio Calabria). There were several accusations, including international drugs trafficking: they found large consignments of cocaine from South America and hashish from Spain and Morocco, destined for the North Italian market. Read more about ‘ndrangheta, 45 arrests in Reggio Calabria, including a known criminologist: “She brought the detained bosses’ messages outside”[…]

The frontier: violations of human rights and business of the mafia organizations

There is an imaginary, and yet very real line, an unhealed wound, a place of everybody and nobody, that everyone is, invisibly, a part of: it is the frontier that both separates and unites the Northern part of the world, that is democratic, liberal and civilized, and the Southern part, that is poor, haunted by Read more about The frontier: violations of human rights and business of the mafia organizations[…]

Thirty-three-year-old Italian and girlfriend killed in Toronto: the shadow of the ‘ndrangheta hangs over the homicide

  A double homicide in Toronto, where a 33-year-old Italian, Cosimo Commisso, has been killed by gun shots together with his girlfriend Chantelle Almeida, who was 26 years old. The shadow of organized crime hangs over the ambush and the names of the  ‘ndrangheta gangs are echoing. The two were killed while travelling with an Read more about Thirty-three-year-old Italian and girlfriend killed in Toronto: the shadow of the ‘ndrangheta hangs over the homicide[…]

UN Report 2018 : Drugs are produced more than ever before

According to the World Drug Report 2018 published last week by the United Nations, drug production and markets are expanding to unprecedented levels. A worldwide public health crisis is on the verge of happening as the non-medical use of prescription is increasing. Yury Fedotov, the Executive Director of UN Office on Dugs and Crimes said Read more about UN Report 2018 : Drugs are produced more than ever before[…]