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Continua il buon momento di Alfa Romeo negli Stati Uniti. La casa automobilistica del Biscione ha visto aumentare le sue immatricolazioni anche nel mese di settembre che si è da poco concluso. A differenza di quanto avvenuto in Italia dove le immatricolazioni il mese scorso hanno subito un vero e proprio crollo, negli USA le cose per il Biscione co...

Lady Gaga did not so much arrive at the Venice Film Festival this August as she floated into it, a platinum Aphrodite borne on the waves, black stilettos skimming the sea foam. Which is to say, she took a water taxi. An image of her zooming across the canal — perched precariously on the side of the lacquered motorboat in a little black dress, her l...

Nella sede dell'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington è stato firmato, nell'ambito dell'evento "Italy-Us Space Cooperation on Suborbital Flights", un importante accordo tra Virgin Orbit, Virgin GALACTIC e Gruppo ANGEL. "Siamo nell'ambasciata italiana di Washington – ha detto il presidente Emiliano - abbiamo appena firmato un accordo importantissimo che...

Deputata di Forza Italia eletta in Centro e Nord America, Fucsia Nissoli, assieme al Collega Giorgio Mulè (Portavoce Unico dei Gruppi Senato e Camera di Forza Italia), ha depositato in Commissione di Vigilanza Rai un quesito al Direttore generale dell’Azienda radiotelevisiva pubblica italiana per chiedere “quali provvedimenti” si intendono adottare...

When my grandfather first came to America, he lived in a house with his brother and his brother’s wife’s sisters and their families who had already come from Italy years before. Grandpa would later marry into that family, and I would be related by blood to everyone in that house. There were three apartments in the building, and for every holiday, t...

Italian Ambassador to the US Armando Varricchio opened the annual meeting of representatives of Italy's network in America. "Our relationship with the USA is stronger than ever in many sectors," he said. "Italy's brand in the US is strong, thanks also to the tight coordination with all stakeholders. We have achieved key results, including in the po...

The winners of the 2018 video contest about the twelve fundamental principles of the Italian Constitution are the students of Wheaton High School, Maryland: John, Althea, Alice, and Ingrid. The winning video is titled: “Il Potere in Italia: Il Nono Articolo”. The video will be posted on the official websites of the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC...

Identity is a serious matter, but not too much.  Let’s explain it better.  It’s something important for the consequences and the effects it may have and, for this reason, it must be taken into right consideration. But it cannot be rigid, absolute, definitive.  Identity is essential, but it is a continuous work in progress, something following a con...

Historian Rafael Ortiz begins his book, “Christopher Columbus The Hero” with: “If you repeat a lie often enough, people will believe it; and sadly the lies about Columbus and the anti-Columbus Day movement are growing and becoming mainstream.” It was on Oct. 12, according to the old Julian calendar, that Christopher Columbus landed in the Bahamas a...

October 2018 Is Italian-American Heritage Month. Publisher Avi Gvili of Boulevard Books announces that the hit comedy book “God, Please Give Me Patience…and Hurry!” written by TV sketch comedy writer Michael Conley and Brooklyn born Sicilian-American actress Candice Azzara is a pivotal part of Italian-American Heritage Month designated during Octob...

C''è molta Puglia negli Usa e c''è molto degli Usa in Puglia: le relazioni non sono solo economiche e commerciali ma anche culturali e turistiche. Per questo, la delegazione istituzionale della Regione Puglia in missione a New York ha voluto dare grande spazio agli incontri con imprenditori e operatori italoamericani di tutti i principali settori....

Poverty was the main motivation for an Italian leaving his family and home and putting up with the hardships of traveling to America. In 1898, widespread "bread riots" plagued all of Italy, with people protesting the lack of jobs and the sudden increase in the price of wheat and bread. Other motivators were the constant political strife and the dre...