sicily

migration

How Migrants Helped to Rejuvenate a Struggling Italian Town

A few years ago, the Sicilian town of Sutera found a renewed sense of purpose after it started welcoming migrant families. Now, Italy's anti-immigration policies are threatening this new balance.
Cosimo Bizzarri
4.8.19
Photography

This Guy Spent a Week Inside Italian Catacombs Taking Photos of Corpses

More than 8,000 mummies line the walls of Sicily's ancient, eerie Capuchin Catacombs.
Miss Rosen
7.16.18
The Ice Cream Show

Ancient Sicilians Were Eating the Same Italian Ice We Know Today

The basic recipe and method hasn't changed much in a thousand years.
Danielle Wayda
6.5.18
wine

This Man Is Transforming Sicilian Lava into Wine

"When I started, I was searching for a precise concept: I wanted to find the lava within the bottle, which I call the liquid rock."
Alice Sagona
1.17.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump goes after Al Franken over alleged sexual misconduct, GOP wins key votes for tax bill, Russian diplomat admits to "long list" of Trump contacts, and more.
VICE Staff
11.17.17
Vice News Tonight

The mafia and a Nigerian gang are targeting refugees in Sicily

Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani
Harriet Dedman
10.21.17
Vice News Tonight

The majority of migrants entering Italy aren’t refugees

Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani
8.3.17
true crime

The Trailblazing NYPD Detective Murdered by the Mafia in Sicily

The "Italian Sherlock Holmes" was actually an American battling the Black Hand, an early Mafia group that terrorized immigrants when cops looked the other way.
Seth Ferranti
4.25.17
Photography

Capturing the Lingering Effects of the Mafia in Modern-Day Sicily

We spoke to Sicilian photographer Mimi Mollica about power, corruption, murder, and merchandise.
Joe Bish
3.8.17
refugee crisis

Italy now represents the front lines of Europe’s refugee crisis

Oscar Webb
12.9.16
Film

What It’s Like to Be a 13-Year-Old in the Eye of the Refugee Crisis

The award-winning documentary 'Fire at Sea' is a harrowing and personal look at the migrant crisis on a tiny island near Italy.
Kaleem Aftab
10.11.16
Europe

More migrants are dying this year in the Mediterranean than ever before

The latest figures from the International Organization for Migration show that 2,977 people have died so far in 2016, with around 20 migrants dying each day since March.
Kayla Ruble
7.22.16
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