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This in an exciting year to have Italian roots. Italy designated 2024 as the year of Roots Tourism, a 20 million euro project, backed by the European Union called “Integrated Strategy for the Revival of the Tourism Sector in Post-COVID-19 Italy.” That’s a lot! What does that mean to us here in the United States with Italian roots? We’re among more...

It looked more like a museum exhibition of Italian art than a crime scene, but in the Central Institute for Restoration’s offices, located inside a former women’s prison in central Rome, some 600 works of art were put on display Tuesday morning. Ranging from life-sized bronze statues to tiny Roman coins, from oil paintings to mosaic flooring, the p...

Marlana DeMarco Hogan, who graduated from Rutgers University with a teaching degree in Italian language and culture and had worked for twenty-five years as a teacher in the Old Bridge Township Public School System, has completed her new book, “Decades-Under the Same Shared Sun”: a poignant and compelling series of poems that reflect upon the author...

Fincantieri Marinette Marine received the contract for the lead ship of the Constellation-Class in April 2020, and since the Navy has exercised five options for follow-on vessels. This two-ship option is valued at $1,044,529,113, per the Pentagon announcement. The contract for the lead frigate and 9 options, signed in 2020, has a cumulative value o...

The Rome-Washington dialogue. On Tuesday, a delegation from the Italian Foreign Ministry, led by Secretary General Ambassador Riccardo Guariglia, convened in Washington to discuss issues related to the Indo-Pacific region. Deputy Secretary of State Kurt Campbell led the US delegation, including diplomats and officials from the Pentagon and the Nati...

Leaders in public service, business, arts, and humanitarianism were honored at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington D.C. on Thursday by the Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF) at its 35th Annual National Education & Leadership Awards (NELA) Gala, celebrating the region of Sicily. The SIF awarded 16 scholarships of at l...

Anthony Fauci, arguably the world's most famous living doctor, will be out June 18 with a memoir called "On Call: A Doctor's Journey in Public Service." Why it matters: Fauci, 83 — as chief medical adviser President Biden, and longtime director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases — helped steer the U.S. through peak COVID w...

On 14 May 2024, this Consulate was notified that the requirement of national visas for family members of EU/EEA citizens repatriating to Italy has been reimposed effective 01 June 2024. If you are an EU/EEA citizen intending to move your family to Italy on or after 01 June 2024, your family members who are not EU/EEA citizens must now have a nation...

If you walk into any delicatessen in the United States today, you will find some version of an Italian sub. Most of the time, they're going to be fine. However, for a number of very discerning sandwich creators, "just fine" doesn't cut it. There are some truly special sandwiches out there, and we're going to share the highest rated and most deeply...

Mauro “Max” Chiefari was in the Nile Delta, about a hundred miles north of New Cairo, when he felt his stomach rumble. He had just eaten some raw-milk cheese shared with him while on a search for hardwood to fill the smokers at Longhorn Texas BBQ. It was late 2020, and the restaurant was to open soon. Wood is scarce in Egypt, so Chiefari had answer...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is proud to announce the creation of the NIAF DiLella Fellows Program, an all-expenses-paid, weeklong strategic business and political tour of Italy for outstanding young Italian American and Italophile professionals between the ages of 25-40. The inaugural NIAF DiLella Fellows Program will take place...

Institutional mission to the US, until Sunday, May 26, for the president of the Lombardy Region, the alderman for Welfare and the undersecretary of the Presidency with responsibility for International and European Relations. Washington, Chicago and Indianapolis are the stops on the trip. The goal is to enhance Lombardy's attractiveness to U.S. inve...