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A Charleston group working for tighter rules regulating the cruise industry is forming a coalition with similar groups in Venice, Italy, and Key West, Fla. The idea is to make sure there are adequate regulations in place to protect the historic character of smaller port cities worldwide. Carrie Agnew with Charleston Communities for Cruise Con...

ITAL is a collaborative media project that has come from the shared work of independent media makers, academics, students & instructors, government officials, artists, entrepreneurs and individuals of the Texan Italian Community.   Sit back and enjoy the 8th minute video presentation with our creative director to get a better idea of wha...

Il viaggio cinematografico sulle cantiche dantesche si arricchisce di un nuovo capitolo: Montagna Infinita, seconda parte del progetto In viaggio con Dante realizzato dalla Società Dante Alighieri con il sostegno di Arcus e della Direzione Generale per gli Italiani all'Estero e le Politiche Migratorie del MAE. Mentre Maratona Infernale procede anc...

The Sicilian mafia offered to kill Rudy Giuliani for $800,000, the former Mayor of New York has revealed. As the U.S. attorney and mayor of one of the largest cities in the world, Rudy Giuliani made his share of enemies.   "I don't think anybody prosecuted more mafia members than I did," Giuliani recently said on "Oprah: Where Are They...

Reuters reported that the Italian fashion exports should turn the industry back towards growth in 2014 after two years in decline.The birthplace of fashion icons from Giorgio Armani to Dolce and Gabbana should see turnover rise 5.4 percent to 62.5 billion euros (51.85 billion pounds) in 2014, according to the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (C...

No need to board a plane for Italy's Venezia: Italia in Ohio is bringing Carnevale to Columbus on Sunday March 2, 2014.   Carnevale, the Italian pre-Lent festival of food and frivolity, is a tradition dating back a millennium and includes parties, music, exquisite Venetian cooking, and above all the masked balls. This year the Refectory Rest...

by Ina Paiva Cordle   The Miami Culinary Institute at Miami Dade College and Gambero Rosso, a leading food and wine publisher and educator in Italy, have agreed to launch a new partnership that will allow students access to Gambero Rosso's "Città del Gusto" (City of Taste) cooking schools in Rome, Catania, Palermo, Turin, Naples, and Milan....

Indian Wells (United States) (AFP) - Italy's Flavia Pennetta routed world number three Agnieszka Radwanska 6-2, 6-1 on Sunday to win the Indian Wells WTA crown.   Pennetta, 32, claimed the biggest title of her career, needing just one hour and 13 minutes to blow past Poland's second-seeded Radwanska, who was hobbled by a left leg injury. &n...

Europe's largest steel lamination company wants to expand its operations into the United States — and they're going to do it from Paris, Illinois.Euro Group is an Italian industrial holding that supplies electrical steel laminations to the makers of electric motors and generators. Recently, the Milan, Italy-based company purchased the lamination d...

by Victoria Johnson   You know it's spring when Miko's is open. The popular Italian ice stand in Logan Square will open Thursday afternoon while the Bucktown location will open Friday.   Both Miko's Italian Ice locations close for the winter each year and then re-open when the weather warms up a bit, making it a sort of unofficia...

While the world is still savoring French President François Hollande's affair with Julie Gayet, his predecessor, Nicolas Sarkozy, is launching a charm offensive in New York with his arresting wife, Carla Bruni. Vocalist and guitarist Bruni is performing at Town Hall on West 43rd Street on Thursday.The Italian-born former model released her fourth...

by Marzia De Giuli   The internationalization of the agri-food industry is "strategic" for the Italian economy, local officials said here on Monday at the opening of Cibus, the international fair on food made in Italy.   Although the sector was not spared by falling domestic consumption and therefore has lost some 14 percentage points...