sabato 26 maggio 2012

Corleone wants to put Mafia past to rest*

By Guy Dinmore in Corleone, Sicily
Its crooked, cobbled streets crammed up against mist-shrouded mountains, the town of Corleone has long been synonymous with the Sicilian M afia, becoming infamous as the Tombstone town that gave birth to its most ferocious godfathers. But at the state funeral on Thursday of Placido Rizzotto, a trade unionist murdered by the Mafia in 1948, crowds of Corleone’s inhabitants turned out in the hope that the honour finally granted to their local hero would deal another blow to “Cosa Nostra” – even as it mutates into a multinational conglomerate that some call Mafia Inc. LEGGI TUTTO

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