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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met in Italy with the G7 Group

May 2017
Before traveling to Russia, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met in Italy with the G7 Group to discuss additional strategic moves against Syria’s leader Bashar al-Assad. The U.K, France, Germany, Canada, Japan, and Italy met with...


Six police officers were slightly injured outside the G7

May 2017
During the two-day meeting, six police officers were slightly injured outside the G7 session in Lucca. Approximately 300 demonstrators attempted to crash through the line of armed officers. Some protestors tossed stones and objects, injuring the...


Taxi unions are complaining that Uber represents unfair competition

May 2017
Taxi unions are complaining that Uber represents unfair competition. A Rome court has ordered Uber to stop and desist advertising and promoting taxi service by unlicensed drivers. A Milan court banned a similar promotion two years ago and that was...


Babies in Britain, Canada and Italy cry more

May 2017
A research by a Journal of Pediatrics reveals that babies in Britain, Canada and Italy cry more than those elsewhere. The study claims the least crying newborn infants are in Denmark, Germany and Japan. Researchers are attempting to determine...


Pope Francis has opened a free launderette service for the poor

May 2017
Pope Francis has opened a free launderette service for the poor in the Eternal City. Free washing machine service is another of initiatives aimed at poor people such as housing, haircuts, meals, and medical care. Along with a washing machines...


Northern Italians can expect to outlive those in the southern regions

May 2017
Whether one lives in the north or the south of Italy is a factor in life expectancy. The National Health Institute asserts average expectancy has fallen by about three months. Researchers fault “imperfect lifestyles and disparity of access to...


Silvio Berlusconi calling for Italians to have a "vegetarian Easter"

May 2017
The meat industry in Italy didn’t take kindly to former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi calling for Italians to have a “vegetarian Easter.” He was pictured cuddling and kissing lambs – a traditional Easter food....


The Cleveland Cinematheque will play three classic Italian films in April

April 2017
Saturday, April 15, at 5:00 pmThree with MussoliniGENERAL DELLA ROVEREIL GENERALE DELLA ROVEREItaly/France, 1959, Roberto RosselliniDuring the German occupation of Milan in WWII, a petty Italian thief and con man (Vittorio De Sica) is arrested by...


Italian Film Festival - "The Road to Reconciliation"

April 2017
The Via della Conciliazione with St. Peter’s Basilica in the background is one of Rome’s most famous images. But few realize that this street has not always been there and, in fact, it should not be there. Michelangelo, who designed the...


Good Friday in Trapani Sicily / Venerdi Santo a Trapani Sicilia

April 2017
Every year on Good Friday, the longest religious display in Italy (lasting 24 hours) and repeated among the oldest year after year (400 years), takes place in Trapani, and many tourists pay a special visit.  This Procession of the Mysteries...


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