The Outta My Way, I’m Walking Here Issue
How the Mob Turned Southern Italy into a Toxic Wasteland
Campania Felix has become the "Land of Fires," as it is popularly known. When people travel here, they see continual columns of smoke and flames, signs of the garbage that is torched in the countryside.
The Deadly Battle over Colombia’s Precious Metals
Mining operations are often intertwined—voluntarily or otherwise—with Colombia's criminal underworld. Many mines pay an extortion tax to whichever armed group is in charge of the region.