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Daily Archives: June 9th, 2011


Cosenza. Italy’s interior Minister Roberto Maroni announced  today that the corrupt city council of Conigliano Calabro has been dismissed. A council member, Mayor Pasqualina Straface, and his two brothers, Mario and Franco Straface, are suspected of collusion with the Calabrian Mafia and are involved in an Ant-Mafia investigation called “Santa Tecla, that has already  led to the arrest of 67 people accused in camorra mafia run rackets of    international drug trafficking, extortion, usury and exploitation of prostitution.