Dec 22, 2013
Mafia Toxic Waste Dumping Poisons Italy's Farms
A sign advises that a cultivated field near Caivano, in the surroundings of Naples, southern Italy, is sequestered by police.
Mafia toxic waste dumping poisons Italy's farms
On Ciro Fusco's farm in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius, police swooped down one recent day and planted a sign prohibiting anyone from harvesting the broccoli or even setting foot on the land.
Photo: Actor Toni Servillo at the START Theater in Naples
Jep is symbolic of modern Italy itself in the film, which is heavily embroidered with allusions to Federico Fellini's oeuvre, including several sequences in which the protagonist takes lonely, late-night walks along an abandoned Via Veneto, once the epicenter of the post-World War II Italian film renaissance, indelibly recorded in La Dolce Vita, ... (more)
Firecracker named after Napoli striker found in police raid
Naples, November 30 - A 'bomb' named after Napoli striker Lorenzo Insigne was among a haul of 35 tonnes of illegal fireworks seized by police outside Naples Friday.
Illegal fireworks seized near Naples
The 10,000 fireworks were confiscated at a factory in a densely populated area of Afragola, a big town 10 km north of the southern Italian port city.