Monthly Archives: December 2016

Noisy, fussy, and relaxed?

A British web site Business Insider shared 10 things that confound the faithful to Her Majesty (and foreigners in general) on a visit to Bel Paese.  Of course, some are stereotypes, but nonetheless endearing.  Perhaps they say as much about … Continue reading

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Una Breve Storia della Mafia

La mafia si è evoluta nel corso dei secoli in Sicilia, un’isola nel Mar Mediterraneo tra il Nord Africa e la penisola italiana.  Fino alla metà del diciannovesimo secolo, la Sicilia era governata da una lunga serie di invasori stranieri, … Continue reading

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A Brief History of the Mafia

The Mafia evolved over centuries in Sicily, an island in the Mediterranean Sea between North Africa and the Italian mainland.  Until the mid nineteenth century, Sicily was ruled by a long line of foreign invaders, including the Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs, … Continue reading

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