Letizia Battaglia, who shot life and death in Palermo, dies.

ROME (AP) — Letizia Battaglia, an Italian photographer who documented the arrests of Mafia bosses and the bodies of their victims, has died in her native Sicilian city of Palermo. She was 87. Among the authorities announcing her death was Palermo Mayor Leoluca Orlando, who stood vigil next to her coffin during her wake in … Read more

Villa Igiea reopens, bringing La Dolce Vita back to Palermo and Sicily

Palermo is returning to its luxurious roots with the grand opening of the Sicily capital’s most famous hotel, Villa Igiea. Palermo returns to supreme luxury with the reopening of Villa Iquia. Image courtesy of Rocco Forte Hotel. the beauty of sicily Built in 1900 at the height of Belle Époque by the influential Florio family. … Read more

Letizia Battaglia, who shot life and death in Palermo, died.

ROME — Letizia Battaglia, an Italian photographer documenting the arrest of a mafia boss and the bodies of his victims. died in Palermo which is her hometown in Sicily. She is 87 years old. Among the officials who announced her death was Palermo Mayor Leo Luca Orlando, who stood guard by her coffin as she … Read more