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"Il contributo che gli italiani all'estero posso dare alla ripresa del Mezzogiorno è stato un costante motivo di impegno per la mia attività parlamentare. Lo sforzo veramente imponente che maggioranza e governo stanno facendo per il rilancio del Paese dopo il trauma della pandemia, inoltre, apre nuovi spazi di intervento soprattutto per le aree men...

In the wake of the defacing and destruction of statues of Christopher Columbus, two organizations dedicated to the explorer who is credited with discovering America told Newsmax they plan to stay firm behind their hero and fight back. Officials of both the National Christopher Columbus Association and the Knights of Columbus spoke to us days before...

I’m ecstatic to share this news! Many passengers, especially immigrants who traveled on the Doria settled in New York and along the East Coast. The airing on CUNY TV (City University of New York's university system) will reach New York City and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut. Many thanks to Dr. Anthony Tamburri, Dean & Distinguished Professor...

Film Screening & Discussion hosted by The Calandra Institute on Zoom Monday, July 27, 2020 at 4 p.m.. Event registration is required and is limited to 100 attendees. Please click on link below to reserve your spot: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FIEG4rjmSqi8EGsbn71Gyg  With the tragic murder of George Floyd by police and the justifiabl...

Il “Turismo delle Radici” interessa potenzialmente un bacino stimato tra i 60 e 80 milioni discendenti degli emigrati italiani nel mondo, che risiedono soprattutto nelle Americhe, in Sud-Africa, in Australia e nei Paesi europei. Non si tratta di semplici viaggiatori: il turista delle radici è soprattutto un investitore e un "ambasciatore" dei terri...

A statue of Christopher Columbus has been removed from Cooper River Park, a spokesman for Camden County confirmed. The statue was removed by a contractor for its owner, the Order Sons of Italy's New Jersey chapter, county spokesman Kyle Sullender said Wednesday. Sullender said the Sons of Italy opted to remove the statue from its North Park Drive p...

Determined to carry on with tradition even during the coronavirus pandemic, leaders at the Shrine Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel are moving ahead with plans to mark the church’s feast day with scaled-down celebrations. While there will be no procession of the Giglio along the streets of Williamsburg, the church will livestream a virtual Giglio...

All across the country, Christopher Columbus statues have been toppled to the ground. Denver was no exception. However, the city’s statue in Civic Center Park wasn’t the only reference to Columbus that is possibly being erased from our city’s landscape. Denver City Councilmember Amanda Sandoval is leading the push to rename north Denver’s Columbus...

We are thrilled to announce that starting this Friday, July 10, 2020, we will begin welcoming the public back to the museum. We invite you to book a visit this summer at magazzino.art/booking.  We have been working in close coordination with state, regional, and local guidelines of the phased reopening in the Mid-Hudson region to implement the high...

The Christopher Columbus statue in the capital city is coming down, the mayor confirmed. Mayor Reed Gusciora said the statue — which has long been a target of scorn — is being removed Wednesday morning. The decision comes after the mayor initially said the city planned to form a committee to determine the infamous Italian explorer’s fate after it w...

The Whitaker St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase, an annual presentation of the nonprofit Cinema St. Louis, serves as the area’s primary venue for films made by local artists. The Showcase screens works that were shot in the St. Louis region or were written, directed, or produced by St. Louis-area residents or by filmmakers with strong local ties who are...

I am a daughter of the late Bruno Giordano, the first Italian-American mayor of Stamford. I do not want Columbus Park to be renamed. The statue and the park name must remain. Dad was a member of UNICO and participated with many Stamford citizens to present this gift to the city. My grandparents and his parents showed courage in leaving the old worl...