NEWS FROM : ITALY  

by Francesca Barbieri   The number of young "expats" who each year leave the country has doubled in the past five years. It has gone from 11,550 in 2011 to nearly 22,500 in 2015, an increase of 95%, a rate higher than the 77% registered by Italian expats of all ages.   Looking at the destinations of expats under 30, an analysis by Cen...

Chess is a fascinating game of strategy, tactics and mental power. And nowhere is it played out on a grander scale than in Marostica, northern Italy where people in costume take the parts of each chess piece in a vibrant, passion-filled, life-sized game set in the main square. What would be your first move and which king will claim the prize? Here'...

The International Society of Hypertension (ISH) conferred its Gold Award for best clinical study to Italian researchers who showed eating Grana Padano PDO cheese on a regular basis helps brings blood pressure down in subjects with hypertension. The award was handed out at an ISH congress on September 29 in the city of Seul, South Korea. The t...

November 16th is the Feast Day of San Giuseppe Moscati, the "Holy Physician of Naples." Born on July 25th, 1880 in Benevento, Giuseppe was the seventh of nine children of Rosa (née de Luca, Marchesi dei Roseto) and Francesco Moscati, a magistrate from Santa Lucia di Serino.   He studied medicine and surgery at the University of Naples, gradu...

We had come to Bleggio by car, prescription traversing mountain roads to reach this remote area of the Dolomites directly north of Lake Garda. Driving from southern Trentino we headed down towards Riva, a tourist town on the northern shores of the lake, and then due north, gaining altitude as we zipped up a valley pass. Sheer peaks and dense fores...

Si rafforza l'asse tra gli Stati Uniti e le imprese campane. Per la prima volta, infatti, si riuniscono intorno ad uno stesso tavolo i rappresentanti delle quattro associazioni italo-americane che da anni curano i rapporti commerciali, economici e culturali sul fronte italo-americano.Amcham in Italy, Niaf, Amerigo e Mentoring Italia si sono confron...

Naples, December 16, 2011 On December 16, 2011, the Consulate celebrated the 215th anniversary of U.S. diplomatic relations with Naples and the Kingdom of two Sicilies with a reception attended by more than 100 guests including Mayor of Naples De Magistris, President of Campania Region Caldoro, Prefect De Martino and members of the media, academia...

Se anche un colosso dei mass media come Bloomberg si interessa a Brunello Cucinelli qualche motivo ci sarà. Da noi questo nome è ben noto per l'abbigliamento di pregio in cashmere, ora gli americani cominciano ad ammirare la parabola in continua ascesa dell'imprenditore umbro. Uno dei pezzi odierni della stessa Bloomberg è significativo: Cucinelli...

All'Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù è arrivato un bastimento carico di..Marines e di tanti doni per i piccoli pazienti.   L'album della visita con i 6 Marines, che stamattina hanno consegnato ai bambini alcuni regali donati dai dipendenti dell'Ambasciata Americana di Roma. Scartare un regalo, anche quando Natale e Befana sono alle spalle, è...

The order follows a letter of intent signed in October 2013 between Fincantieri and Seabourn, which is part of the Carnival group. According to Fincantieri, the ship, due to join the Seabourn fleet in the second half of 2016, will be built to the standards of comfort and technical refinement.   It will be about 40,350gt, 210m long and 28m wi...

Si è aperta ieri a Bologna la riunione della Consulta degli emiliano-romagnoli nel mondo. che nelle tre giornate (è prevista fino a domani) affronta diversi temi: in primo luogo la riforma della legge regionale che regola il funzionamento della Consulta; la nuova emigrazione, legata ai giovani, spesso laureati e in cerca di lavoro; la situazione in...

This takes "walking on water" to an astonishingly real-life level. In Italy's Lake Resia, near the borders of Austria and Switzerland, a lone bell tower shoots up from the perfect, blue-green water. It's the only visible remnant of Graun (Curon in Italian), a town that vanished underwater more than 60 years ago.   The town's residents prote...