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American and Italian first responders gathered at headquarters, United States Army Garrison Italy April 12 to walk through an active-shooter scenario where teamwork is necessary to defuse a tense life-or-death situation. This type of training has become a necessity for emergency personnel. “In the past several years, attacks in school have been lar...

"Ricercare, Investire e Innovare per crescere: questo è il messaggio di Think Tech Italia 2018 alle imprese italiane per poter essere competitive e misurarsi in un mercato fortemente globalizzato come quello ad alto contenuto tecnologico". E' il commento di Fabio De Furia, Presidente della Miami Scientific Italian Community, in occasione dell`apert...

Italian olive oil producers may be better prepared this year to compete with leading producer countries such as Spain this year, helped by higher volumes and good quality. According to forecasts by the International Olive Council, production in Italy is expected to increase 76% to 320,000 tons in the current season compared with the weaker 2016/17...

This is to inform all eligible Italian citizens, registered with the Houston Consulate, who are interested in having a new passport issued via mail that one of our officers will be in Dallas from may 24th to may 26th, 2018, to collect fingerprints, photos, documents, and signatures. If you are interested in this service, please send an email no lat...

Italian doctors have saved the life of a 16-month-old boy by implanting the world’s smallest artificial heart to keep the infant alive until a donor was found for a transplant. The doctors at Rome’s Bambino Gesu hospital said the operation was carried out last month and made public this week. The baby, whose identity has not been disclosed, was kep...

Oggi Ristorante, an upscale Italian restaurant at the northeast corner of Ohio 82 and Broadview Road, is about to undergo a transformation. The restaurant, under new ownership, will soon become Bistro 82. It will remain upscale and will continue to serve Italian dishes, but the cuisine will expand. The change is scheduled for May, although a precis...

Monday, April 30, 2018. From 4:30 pm To 8:00 pm. Organized by Fondazione Bruno Buozzi, in collaboration with Consulate General of Italy & ICI. Entrance: Free. Book Now! Location: Italian Cultural Institute of New York - 686 Park Avenue - New York, NY 10065. Around the world, May 1 is celebrated as Labor Day. In North America, instead, Labor Day occ...

There’s both magic and the gritty real in director Lorena Alvarado’s film, “Beatrice,” which brings us into the fascinating world of Beatrice Vio, a 19-year-old Italian fencer who had her four limbs amputated because of complications from meningitis. Alvarado talked to Salon about what it’s like to be in the room with Vio and how she found inspirat...

Forno Bello means “beautiful oven” in Italian. For four years now in historic Downtown DeLand, the restaurant by that name has been delivering piping-hot pizzas out of their wood-fired brick oven. When I say hot, I mean temperatures reach up to 900 degrees Fahrenheit! “Every day before our restaurant opens, we get oak firewood and start a fire in o...

In the summer of 1940, six-year-old Beno Weiss's family was awakened by pounding on the door of their home in Abbazia, then in northeast Italy. It was a year and a half after Benito Mussolini had bowed to the influence of Nazi Germany and passed the Italian Racial Laws, which stripped civil rights from Italian Jews. "Pandemonium broke out," accordi...

Independent filmmaker Mark Spano, along with celebrated Kansas City Chef Jasper Mirabile Jr., are pleased to report that the U.S. premiere of Spano’s new documentary “Sicily: Land of Love & Strife” sold out the Screenland Armour Theater in North Kansas City, MO., last week. Although Spano lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, he chose Kansas City -...

In 1918, Philippe's fortuitously invented the French Dip in Los Angeles. Or in a totally different year, it happened totally differently at Cole's. What is considerably less in dispute is the origin of the Italian dip. That goes to Pirolo's Panino, a new Italian sandwich shop from James Beard semifinalist Michael Pirolo of Miami's Macchialina. It o...