Anti-Mafia Tourism Brings Boost to Struggling Economy in Sicily
According to the Italian government, one-third of Sicilians live in poverty, and many say that the Mafia is largely to blame. For decades, the criminal organization has had a stranglehold on the economy and citizens of the island. But anti-Mafia groups are finding creative ways to fight back through tourism.
Eighteen miles from Palermo, the farmhouse of a mob boss has been transformed into a small hotel and restaurant that boasts its independence from the Mafia.
For the World Vision Report, Nancy Greeleese brings us a story about anti-mafia tourism in Sicily.