Author: Mac Venucci

Mac Venucci is a columnist for Fox Chronicle. He has been a freelance investigative reporter for over ten years.  Mac was born in New York and raised in Barcelona, Spain. His career in investigative journalism has taken him to Russia, France, Italy, and Hong Kong.  Mac is married with two children and is presently living in Amalfi, a small town in the province of Salerno on the southwest coast of Italy. Mac can be emailed at [email protected]

Black Mass, directed by Scott Cooper, is a biographical movie about the American mobster James “Whitey” Bulger. The film is based on the book Black Mass: The True Story of an Unholy Alliance Between the FBI and the Irish Mob by Dick Lehr and Gerard O’Neill. It tells the story of how Bulger became an FBI informant and how he begins to use the status to his advantage in his criminal activities. The movie received mixed reviews from audiences, although critics have given it generally positive reviews. Black Mass is a Story About People “It would have been easy to…

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Who is Knights Funding? Consolidating your unsecured debt with Knights Funding is only the beginning. Then there’s the fixed interest rate that’s lower than you are currently paying. Peace of mind comes next. Knights Funding offers predictable monthly payments and no more collector calls. Knights Funding wants you to have a happy ending… with 0 debt. Are you struggling to keep track of your debt? Are you feeling overwhelmed and stressed out? You’re not alone. Millions of people are in the same boat. If you’re looking for a way to get out of debt and stay organized, debt consolidation may…

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If you are a fan of crime dramas, you must see Cocaine Cowboys. It is that simple. After a 2006 limited theatrical release, it became the highest-rated documentary ever to be shown on Showtime. The New York Times called it a “hyperventilating account of the blood-drenched Miami drug culture in the 1970s and ’80s.” It has been 14 years since Rakontur, the Miami Beach-based media studio, released the documentary. With all the fanfare surrounding Netflix’s Narcos and Telemundo’s release of anything Pablo Escobar, it seems an appropriate time to look back at this timeless classic. Cocaine Cowboys is Arguably Billy…

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In Pope Francis’ seventh Christmas as pope, the Christmas message from St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican was heard loud and clear all over the world. Almost everywhere. The Christmas message was for hope and kindness to others. The pontiff focused on the suffering of migrants throughout Europe, prayed for those who are victims of religious persecution, and for peace in global hot spots like North Korea. “May Christ bring his light to the many children suffering from war and conflicts in the Middle East and in various countries of the world,” said Pope Francis “It is injustice that makes…

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The North Korean economy has been a mess for the last fifty years. Kim Jong-un, the supreme leader since 2011, rules with an authoritarian fist. He oversees a communist economic system, a strict command economy, and isolationist country. It is well known that its per capita income and GDP tend to be among the lowest in the world. The country has been crippled by international sanctions and trade restrictions. The country’s obsession with becoming a nuclear power and appearing as a military force on the global stage has taken priority over its responsibility to save its population from starvation. A…

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Ecopetrol joined a group of 37 large companies in the mining and energy sector that made a commitment to eliminate the routine burning of gas in the oil and gas fields, which is expected to contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. The initiative, led by the World Bank since 2015, is known as “Zero Routine Flaring by 2030” and aims to eliminate routine gas burning in oil and gas fields as soon as possible, and no later than 2030. Until It now brings together 32 governments, 15 development institutions and 37 companies in the oil and gas sector,…

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