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The fight against the Mafia of Father Puglisi       No more than a boy, a fresh-faced altar boy - our Giuseppe, our Pino. Immortalized with his head bowed, his eyes half closed in humble pride: holding in his hand a candle to give to the Cardinal. How thrilled he must be, young Pino. Soon he will grow up and forget that celebration, the stern gaze of Cardinal Ruffini, Archbishop of Palermo, his unnatural composure, perhaps even his assumed grandeur. He will not forget, however, that reference to the "so-called Mafia" which the prelate made several times, in undertones.…
Mercoledì, 28 Ottobre 2015 12:05
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A toxic waste dump has been discovered along the 44th county road of Messina, district of Portella Arena. We are in the neighborhood of Forte Crispi, or Batteria Minaia. This fortification, dated at the Umbertinian Age (19th century), benefited from an extremely strategic spot, where it managed to oversee the Stretto from north to south. This position allowed the structure to play a leading role during the air-sea conflict in 1941 and 1943. The bombardments endured brought the fort down considerably, to date it is deprived of the moat, the entrance wall and the defensive one (caponiera n.d.t). The fort's…
Lunedì, 11 Maggio 2015 19:33
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Another massacre has been worn a few days ago, in the Channel of Sicily: a boat carrying about 950 people sank tragically, on the night between 18 and 19 April, sixty miles north of Libya. The public prosecutor of Catania has got to listen to the valuable testimony of one of the twenty-eight survivors of the shipwreck, a young Bengali exhausted and sick. “On board there were about 50 children and more than hundred women - the man with afflicted voice tells - some of them have been locked up in the hold and the traffickers have locked the doors…
Giovedì, 07 Maggio 2015 08:45
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