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In debt or jobless, many Italians choose suicide

May 9, 2012 Featured, News, Video, World No Comments

Andreas Solaro / AFP – Getty Images Italians hold candles as they demonstrate against government policy in front of the Pantheon, in downtown Rome, on April 18, 2012. Trade union’s anger is growing in Italy over the government’s reform measures and public outrage over a series of suicides linked to the economic crisis. By Claudio Lavanga, NBC News ASOLO, Italy – On Tuesday, Generoso Armenante, a 49-year-old former security guard at a convenience store in the southern town of Salerno, left home after having lunch with his wife – and quietly found a secluded spot where he hanged himself.

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