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Domenico (Mimmo) Lucano, Mayor of Riace<br />
Rome January 30th 2019. Press conference in occasion of the end of the petition for the candidacy of Mimmo Lucano for Nobel Peace Prize. <br />
The mayor of Riace, made headlines around the world for his unusual programme that welcomed migrants to the sparsely-populated town in Calabria, giving them abandoned homes and on-the-job training, in the hope that the new arrivals would rejuvenate the economy. Domenico Lucano, waiting for judgment, was detained last October over his alleged involvement in organizing "marriages of convenience" for immigration purposes. <br />
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