La Gazzetta Italiana

"The Italian Heritage Tours: A Fun and Easy Way to Discover Italy"

May 2018
Remo Faieta, Ph.D., was born and raised in Abruzzo, a region in central Italy between the Appennini Mountains and the Adriatic Sea. He graduated from the Gregorian University in Rome with a Master’s Degree in philosophy and a Ph.D. in foreign...


Italy returned a 17th century tombstone to its native Iran

May 2018
In an effort to prove “the importance that Italy places on the culture of restitution,” the country of Italy returned a 17th century tombstone featuring Arabic and Farsi inscriptions to its native Iran. Italy’s carabinieri art squad organized a...


Italy's "migrant hero" was baptized by Pope Francis

May 2018
Italy’s “migrant hero” was baptized by Pope Francis during an Easter service at St. Peter’s Basilica. John Ogah, 31, was begging outside a supermarket in Rome last year when a masked thief armed with a cleaver tried to rob it. The Nigerian man held...


Italy granted citizenship to over 200,000 people in 2016

May 2018
Italy granted citizenship to over 200,000 people in 2016, more than any other country in the European Union. While EU nationals can live in the country permanently without so much as a visa, non-Europeans also have the option to stay without...


Undetonated WWII bomb forced the evacuation of nearly 10,000 people in Bologna

May 2018
The discovery of an undetonated WWII bomb forced the evacuation of nearly 10,000 people in Bologna last month. The bomb was found on private land close to a railway underpass near the station north of the city centre causing many road and rail...


A 92-year-old woman and her daughter have been reunited in Italy after 70 years

May 2018
A 92-year-old woman and her daughter who were separated at the end of WWII have been reunited in Italy after 70 years. The emotional reunion was made possible by Germany-based International Tracing Services (ITS), which specializes in reuniting...


Italy's three main rightwing parties met last month to discuss their strategy

May 2018
After a month-long stalemate, the leaders of Italy’s three main rightwing parties met last month to discuss their strategy ahead of continuing talks aimed at forming a government. Initial talks with the country’s president, Sergio Mattarella,...


The Cleveland Museum of Art Presents "Eyewitness Views: Making History in Eighteenth-Century Europe"

April 2018
This landmark exhibition features magnificent paintings of festive celebrations and newsworthy events from eighteenth-century Europe. Si è aperta lo scorso 25 febbraio al Museo di Arte di Cleveland la mostra Eyewitness Views: Making History in...


Natalie Herbick

April 2018
In a fun and intriguing segment on Cleveland’s FOX 8 News, the news anchors each took a DNA ancestry test with Ancestry.com. Their results were revealed live during the broadcast, much to the delight of both the anchors and the viewers. Natalie...


Italian Voters Opt for Anti-Establishment Parties

April 2018
After the Italian parliament was dissolved by President Sergio Mattarella last December, a pivotal election for the country, and Europe as a whole, was set into motion. Italy’s general election, the first national election since 2013, was held on...


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