At the forefront of Europe’s refugee crisis, Rome is struggling with growing numbers of migrants. Arriving at Italy’s shores, they head north into the capital - in search of work and refuge, but instead face the Roman mafia, aiming to profit from their misfortunes. The city’s administration has promised an overhaul of the system – but is it succeeding? Can the Five Star Movement win the war against Rome’s criminal gangs? We ask the first woman to head one of Europe’s most important capital cities – the mayor of Rome and member of Italy’s Five Start Movement Virginia Raggi is on SophieCo to talk about this and more.
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