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Ronald D. Vitiello, a senior Border Patrol official, will serve as acting director of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, the Trump administration announced on Saturday, in a move that comes amid calls by some activists and politicians for the agency to be abolished. Mr. Vitiello currently serves as the acting deputy commissioner of Cus...

Two years ago in Mount Olive, New Jersey, Italian cold cuts company Fratelli Beretta inaugurated the largest charcuterie factory in the United States: a true point of reference for the company’s success in America. Today the Beretta family, assisted by Lee Schreger and the Cerea brothers from the tri-star restaurant Da Vittorio in Brusaporto, is re...

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Energy and the Italian Embassy, on behalf of the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research, signed an agreement for collaboration on research with the international Short-Baseline Neutrino (SBN) program hosted at DOE’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.  The SBN program, started in 2015, comprise...

Italian composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi is set to kick off a new North American tour Friday evening (June 29) at Shubert Theatre in Boston. The Essential Einaudi tour will see the veteran musician hitting cities across the United States and Mexico for the first time in his career. The intimate, 11-date route will have the composer -- whose mu...

On May 23rd in Manhattan, Dolores Alfieri, Director of Italian American Affairs, Office of the Governor, coordinated a gathering for the Italian American community to acquire information regarding the New York State grant application process for nonprofit organizations. NOIAW Chair Maria Tamburri and Communications and Development Manager Eileen Co...

In what is truly the making of a movie script, the Marra brothers are writing what may someday hit the big screen. Francesco and Enzo Marra came to the US with nothing more than a dream and a commitment to hard work. They launched their food service career in the United States in 1999 with the opening of a food distribution company. AF evolved into...

Se è vero che l'italicità - ciò che lega 250 milioni di persone in tutto il mondo - passa anche per il cibo e la gastronomia, Mattia Poggi, giovane chef dal successo internazionale, è il più titolato a spiegarci qual è la vera forza dell'Italia in tema di arte culinaria Alma Italian Content & Entertainment, l’acronimo è Alice, Alice Tv (https://www...

Born on June 26, 1951 and raised in Astoria, Robert Davi is an actor, singer, writer and director perhaps best known for his vivid portrayal of a colorful assortment of Hollywood villains, thugs and tough guys. In a film and television career spanning over 40 years, Davi has appeared in TV series from “Charlie’s Angels” and “St. Elsewhere” to “Crim...

Anna Moffo, born on June 27, 1932, enjoyed one of the most varied opera careers in history. The American-born soprano studied in Italy on a Fulbright Scholarship and would immediately become a TV sensation in her 20s when she appeared on RAI as Cio-Cio San in “Madama Butterfly.” That was followed by more TV productions in “Falstaff” and “La Sonnamb...

US president Donald Trump will meet Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte in Washington on 30 July, the White House said on Wednesday. "Italy is an important NATO Ally, a leading partner in Afghanistan and Iraq, and key in bringing stability to the Mediterranean region," it said in a statement. "Together, the United States and Italy will look to de...

Fulbright grants to Italy are awarded to teach, carry out a study or research project, serve as expert consultants on curriculum, faculty development, institutional planning and related subjects at Italian universities. Grants are also awarded to assist English language teachers in Italian high schools. Applicants should have sufficient proficiency...

Any foreign language you don’t practice, you slowly forget, and even the basics escape your mind. So, we thought it would be a good idea to do a refresher lesson on how to get by at an Italian festival. After all, it is summer and Italian festivals abound. So study this lesson well and you’ll be ready to navigate the festivals with a true Italian f...