Matteo Messina Denaro – Extract from The Battle for Sicily’s Soul

Matteo Messina Denaro was a protegee of la belva Totò Riina. “I could fill a cemetery with all the people I have killed,” he often boasted.

The sunsetThe afternoon is endingThe sunset is comingA stupendous momentThe sun is leaving (to go to bed)It is already night. All is finished. A poem by Nadia Nencini (1984 – 1993). Nine-year-old victim of CosaNostra169 Infuriated about the arrest of Riina and Article 41-bis, Cosa Nostra launched a series of terrorist attacks on the Italian … Read more

Maurizio de Lucia appointed Chief Prosecutor in Palermo

Maurizio de Lucia appointed Chief Prosecutor in Palermo

Maurizio De Lucia is the new prosecutor of Palermo. This was established by the Plenum of the Superior Council of the Judiciary with a decision taken unanimously.

The 31st Anniversary of the Assassination of Libero Grassi, the brave businessman who had refused to pay pizzo

Libero Grassi, murdered by Cosa Nostra after refusing to pay pizzo

Libero Grassi, a Sicilian business who was killed by Cosa Nostra thirty-one years ago after he publicly denounced the extortionists and refused to pay pizzo.

Cosa Nostra is trying to make a comeback

Cosa Nostra is trying to make a comeback

Over the last few weeks, it has become clear that the grey area of collusion between Cosa Nostra and politicians or state officials is once again growing.

Lia Pipitone – Assassinated by Cosa Nostra with her Father’s Consent

Lia Pipitone

Lia Pipitone, the 24-year-old daughter of the Acquasanta mafia boss Nino Pipitone, was killed on September 23, 1983 during a fake robbery in a health care store in via Papa Sergio