The list of Italians who hold here in Italy institutional positions of collaboration with the United States is not very long. We have interviewed almost all of them over the years, and today we host one of them, who is also a close personal friend of mine. Andrea Gumina is the President of Amerigo - Intercultural Exchange Program Alumni Association...

Nel 1861, quando il neonato Regno d’Italia stabilì relazioni diplomatiche con gli Stati Uniti d’America, la diplomazia dell’aria e dello spazio non esisteva. Con l’eccezione di pochi palloni aerostatici, l’umanità era allora saldamente ancorata al suolo, la tecnologia non esisteva e le distanze e i mari sembravano invalicabili. Lo scenario cambiò n...

Of Italy’s many tempting wine regions, those devoted to producing its legendary crus are essential stops for oenophiles wanting to sample the marvels of a celebrated DOCG territory at the source. Brunello di Montalcino, which like its powerhouse counterpart in Piedmont, Barolo, has been dubbed the “king of wine” (although they rely on different gra...

When Japan attacked Pearl Harbor (this year is the 80th anniversary) and the United States declared war, Italy also went to war with America on the basis of the alliance pact signed with Japan. Italians who lived in America found themselves guiltless citizens of an enemy country: some were removed from the two coasts, all were asked to choose betwe...

San Francisco hosted yesterday the first in a series of webinars exploring the rapid development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its applications to different aspects of society, everyday life, and research. Organized by the Embassy of Italy in Washington and the Consulate General in San Francisco, in partnership with the National Science Found...

Captain Scott Bunnay represents the American Embassy in a ceremony at the American Cemetery in Nettuno to commemorate the 77th Anniversary of the allied landings in Anzio, Italy, during World War II. Statement by Chargé d’Affaires Thomas Smitham on the 77th Anniversary of the Allied Landing in Anzio, Italy: Today, on January 22, 2021, we commemorat...

The tandem Fabrizio Bosso and Julian Oliver Mazzariello returns to Washington through our virtual stage in partnership with the DC Jazz Festival. A tandem they have been riding together for most of their musical careers, and artistically pedaling together towards shared goals. A long history of music and friendship, that started in the early 2000s,...

“In seguito alle numerose richieste ricevute ho voluto interpellare direttamente l'ambasciata americana a Roma per avere risposte certe sulle norme di viaggio dall’Italia verso gli USA nell’attuale contesto emergenziale dovuto al Covid”. Così Fucsia Nissoli, deputata di Forza Italia eletta in centro e nord America, che riporta oggi la risposta di J...

In this dark moment, U.S. companies have already donated almost € 30 million to hospitals and institutions fighting #COVID19 in Italy, and there’s more to come. These contributions are a further proof of our incredible, historical friendship. With these words Ambassador Eisenberg expressed himself in a video directed to the Italians. Stressing once...

The U.S. ambassador to Italy has returned to Italian officials the head of a statue stolen from an archaeological site in Rome in 1968. Ambassador Lewis Eisenberg handed over the marble head of the mythical figure Pan to Culture Minister Dario Franceschini Thursday on the 50th anniversary of a Carabinieri unit dedicated to the recovery of cultural...