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Italian coastguard rescued 86 people from a sinking boat

February 2018
Sixty-four people are dead after an over-crowded dinghy sank on its way to Italy from Libya. The Italian coastguard rescued 86 people from the boat just hours after it started sinking. Among the survivors was a 3-year-old girl whose mother drowned....


Italy's Ferrero to Buy U.S. Nestle Division

February 2018
Italy’s Ferrero is closing in on a deal to purchase Nestle’s U.S. confectionary business for $2.8 billion reported Bloomberg. Traditionally preferring organic growth as opposed to acquisitions, Ferrero had been vying with Hershey and private...


From Slavery to the Fashion Industry

February 2018
With immigration being one of, if not the, biggest topic of discussion amongst Italian policy makers, those reading the papers are bombarded with all the negativity regarding foreigners entering Italy. But, not all migrant stories have a...


Producing Wines with the strong Imprint of Friuli since 1559

February 2018
Spectacular – The architecture and panorama of historic Rocca Bernarda castle, crowning the summit of a winding ascent in the Friulan countryside, is just that.  This impressive estate, born as a fief of Aquila’s patriarchy  in the late...


Winter Sports-Lovers: This is for You!

January 2018
While Italy may be better-known as a summer destination with its beautiful, serene beaches and coastal towns, there are plenty of reasons to visit during the winter months. Boasting almost 300 ski resorts, the country attracts winter sports-lovers...


Coffee is the New Racket in Italy

January 2018
All’età di 87 anni, il famigerato boss della mafia Salvatore “Totò” Riina è morto in carcere lo scorso novembre mentre era in coma farmaceutico dopo un trattamento antitumorale. Noto come il “boss dei boss” e soprannominato “La Bestia” a causa...


NOIA Meets Andrea Bocelli

January 2018
“È per fede nell’amore e nella giustizia che siamo chiamati a costruire un mondo migliore di quello che abbiamo trovato, chiamati a restituire al mondo ciò che di buono abbiamo avuto, affinché anche le persone più sfortunate o più deboli abbiamo la...


Louise DiPietro Barth

January 2018
Louise DiPietro Barth (DiBartolomeo), passed away on November 28, 2017, a little more than a month before her 96th birthday. Her last Sunday was spent driving to Holy Redeemer Church for Mass and then to breakfast with her friends. After returning,...


January 2018 Events

January 2018
Jan. 6: Epiphany Regatta, Venice. In a city that holds hundreds of regatta races throughout the year, this one stands out, as it features 50 men dressed as La Befana. The rowers paddle up the Grand Canal and toward the Rialto Bridge, competing to...


Last month, Sicily welcomed nearly 900 migrants rescued in Mediterranean waters

January 2018
Last month, Sicily welcomed nearly 900 migrants rescued in Mediterranean waters off the coast of Libya. Over half of those migrants were transported to Augusta aboard the Aquarius, a boat operated by charity group SOS Mediterranee along with...


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