Wednesday, November 08, 2006

How strong is the Mafia

Naples, Italy's third-biggest city, has been racked by a spasm of gang violence, with seven people killed in the space of a week. The attention of the Italian public was galvanised by the spectacle of one of Italy's most splendid cities, in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius, apparently sliding out of the state's control. Frequent and violent muggings...

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