La Gazzetta Italiana

The recent G7 leaders meeting did not prove to be a turning point in the refugee crisis

July 2017
The recent G7 leaders meeting in Taormina, Sicily did not prove to be a turning point in the refugee crisis. Leaving behind war, poverty and religious issues in Africa, migrants’ struggles for a new life continue. Those completing perilous...


As the British investigate the terrorist attacks, Italian authorities noted their consciences are clear

July 2017
As the British investigate the recent terrorist attacks on the London Bridge, Italian authorities noted their consciences are clear. They alerted the British about Youssef Zaghba, one of the extremists. On the Zaghba issue, police chief Franco...


A Swedish university professor helped Italian police crack an art thievery ring

July 2017
A Swedish university professor who bought an Italian manuscript online from a Bologna student helped Italian police crack an art thievery ring. The professor alerted the Italian embassy in Sweden when he became curious about an antique ink stamp on...


Laser technology revealed Christian frescoes covered by dirt in Rome's Catacombs

July 2017
Laser technology cleanup of the tunnels of Rome’s biggest Catacombs of St. Domitilla revealed Christian frescoes covered by dirt and calcium deposits. At the ceiling center was an image of Christ seated on a throne with two men on either side...


Florence mayor new approach in handling tourist sit-down and snacking

July 2017
Florence mayor Dario Nardella created a novel approach in handling a tourist sit-down and snacking problem in the center of town. Increasing numbers of tourists have been lunching every day on steps of basilicas like Santo Spirito and Santa Croce...


An incident in Turin resulted in hundreds of soccer fans stampeding

July 2017
A June incident in Turin resulted in hundreds of Juventus soccer fans stampeding when firecrackers mistaken for explosions and gunshots caused panic and crowds to scream, surge and trample. Three people were seriously injured. Hospitals treated...


Opera in the Italian Garden 2017

June 2017
The popular, free concert "Opera in the Italian Garden" will be presented on the lawn of the beautiful Renaissance Italian Cultural Garden on Sunday, July 30, 6-7:30 p.m. The concert highlights one of Italy’s greatest cultural arts featuring...


The Power and Strength of Italy

June 2017
“Where would we be without the Italians? What would the quality of life be without their countless contributions? The great advances of the Rinascimento ensured that Italy remained the most highly cultured and civilized place in Europe even...


Italian American Mayors of NYC

June 2017
New York City’s 99th mayor, Fiorello LaGuardia, the “Little Flower,” was not only the first of four Italian Americans, but probably the most colorful and dynamic of all to occupy the city’s highest office. The 5-foot tall...


Vinny Viola

June 2017
Most everyone knows that “Always Dreaming” won the 2017 Kentucky Derby, but perhaps not as well-known is the fact that the Derby winner is co-owned by Vincent ‘Vinny’ Viola and fellow Brooklynite Anthony Bonomo. Interviewed...


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