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Anche se l'iter è "molto laborioso", il presidente americano Barack Obama si è detto "moderatamente ottimista" sul raggiungimento di un accordo definitivo tra Stati Uniti ed Unione europea in merito alla cosiddetta Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, l'intesa transatlantica per il commercio e gli investimenti che fu annunciata dallo ste...

Gli Stati Uniti e l'Italia stanno lavorando assieme per una "prosperità economica globale che dia più opportunità ai giovani e protegga l'ambiente per le generazioni future". Lo scrive il Segretario di Stato americano, John Kerry, nel suo messaggio di congratulazioni agli italiani in occasione della Festa della Repubblica.   Il segretario di...

by Anthony DePrimo There is something about Tottenville that is particularly charming in the fall. Perhaps its the quiet pace and "old" Staten Island feel of Main Street, or the idea of taking in the colorful foliage set against a seaside backdrop at The Conference House. But at this time of year it is an enjoyable place to spend a day, especially...

The Consul General has the honor and pleasure to invite the Teachers of Italian in the Greater Philadelphia area to attend a workshop at the Consulate General of Italy, located at 150 S. Independence Mall West, Suite 106 on Wednesday March 19th at 3:00 PM.   Letter to Teachers   Source: http://www.consfiladelfia.esteri.it/  ...

Back in 2007, Matthew Carulli won a scholarship from the Italian Nationality Room at the University of Pittsburgh for a summer study abroad program in Syracuse, Sicily. That trip led to another study abroad trip two years later.   Ever since that first trip, Matthew has wanted to give back to the Italian Room's scholarship fund. He always th...

By Scott Ketterer The founder of Barbero's Bakery, "Trenton's Tiffany in baked products," has died just one year shy of a century.   Angelo Barbero died last Friday at the age of 99. Barbero was born in Montemarano, Italy in 1915 to Gerard and Maria (Coscia) Barbero. He was one of three children who came to the United States in 1920 to join...

di Michela Tartaglia   This year Dante Alighieri Society of Washington marks an incredible achievement for 30 years in divulgating la bella lingua through the Italian language program.   Created in 1984, the language program has provided Italian classes to thousands of students interested in learning or advancing their knowledge of th...

Several offers from out of town developers have been submitted to purchase a block in Little Italy that is expected to fetch about $12 million, the real estate representative for property owners in the historic Baltimore neighborhood said Tuesday. Joe Scalia, an attorney and real estate broker who lives in Little Italy, said he has received severa...

By Tom Bergeron Let's be clear: Maurizio Forte is the trade commissioner and executive director for the USA of the Italian Trade Agency.   But what he said in his opening remarks of a breakfast with a select audience of New Jersey business executives in Newark last week could easily be construed as an economic development pitch for the Gard...

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PMWhere: National Italian American Foundation | 1860 19th Street, Washington, D.C. 20009Costs: Members $5 | Non-members $10 - Click here to buy tickets! Advance ticket purchase required. Join the Washington, D.C Region for a discussion with Domenica Marchetti on her latest cookbook PRESERVIN...

by Samantha Melamed About 70 slippery pounds of lard are secured in five-gallon buckets in an undisclosed South Philadelphia location. It's physical proof that, after nearly two decades lost to history, the grease pole - Albero della Cuccagna to Italian speakers - is finally back.   The spectacle once was the centerpiece of the South Ninth...