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Daily Archives: October 22nd, 2009

Cunski sunk my mafia

Italian investigators are scouring a shipwreck allegedly containing toxic and radioactive waste dumped by the mafia in the Mediterranean. Following years of speculation, environmentalists, local politicians and now the EU are urging the government to act.

Earlier this week, the marine survey ship Mare Oceano embarked on its mission to examine the wreck of a cargo ship off the southwestern Italian coast alleged to contain toxic waste. The closely watched probe was sparked by claims by a mafia informant that in 1992 he helped sink a vessel, the Cunsky