Pierfrancesco Diliberto (a renowned TV host and political comedian, better known as Pif) wrote, directed, and stars in this subversive, irreverent feature debut about Arturo, a young boy whose obsession with the Mafia’s casual presence in his city surpasses even his passion for Flora, the beautiful schoolmate who remains his main love interest unti...

  WTI Magazine #16    2014 Feb, 07Author : Dawn Marie Hayes      Translation by:   An exciting new project is being launched to address one of the most significant challenges to Italian-American identity today. Motivated by a strong desire to restore ties and foster understanding between young Italian-Americans...

Maxi operazione contro Cosa Nostra e 'ndrangheta messa a segno dallo Sco (Servizio Centrale Operativo) della Polizia di Stato in Italia e negli Stati Uniti: colpito l'asse criminale che collega l'Italia all'America.   Il blitz è scattato a Milano, Matera, Trapani e New York, dove la Polizia ha eseguito provvedimenti di custodia cautelare in...

The University of Delaware Cooperative Extension 4-H Program recently hosted 14 students from Sicily, the largest of the Italian islands, as part of the 2014 Youth Ambassadors Program. The program is funded by the U.S. Department of State through its Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA).   The participants spent time in the Unite...

L'on. Fucsia Nissoli (PI) ha partecipato, il 7 e l'8 dicembre scorsi, alle cerimonie religiose in onore di Maria Santissima Immacolata svoltesi nel Comune di Floridia, in provincia di Siracusa, assieme a molti connazionali rientrati dagli Usa.   In particolare, molto sentita è stata la tradizionale processione della Madonna per le vie del pa...

Castiglione della Pescaia, in Tuscany, is the Italian seaside destination with the best tourist offering in terms of quality and environmental sustainability. The ranking is published every year by the "Blue Guide" of Legambiente (Italy's largest environmental group), in collaboration with the Italian Touring Club, which for 2015 awarded the T...

Sara' inaugurato ad Isnello, nel palermitano, in primavera il Parco astronomico delle Madonie (Pam), che vanta il primato di essere la piu' innovativa stazione astronomica d'Europa. A presentarlo a Palermo e' stato il premio Nobel per la Fisica George Fitzgerald Smoot, l'astrofisico e cosmologo statunitense che e' stato il primo a fornire una prova...

by Clifford A. Wright   Families all seem to have their own Christmas classics—roast turkey, baked ham, crown roast or pork, or prime rib. Many Italian-Americans will have lasagna or a feast of seven fishes. One spectacular preparation for a change of pace is to follow some families and make the classic Sicilian Christmas tumm...

They survived the worst ever migrant catastrophe in the Mediterranean, but now a group of refugees find themselves in a surreal new environment – a former US military base in Sicily that has been turned into a vast encampment for the desperate and dispossessed.   The 16 adult survivors of Sunday's disaster, in which a boat capsized off the c...

March 19 (Thursday) 6:30 pmCelebrating St. Joseph's Day in Sicily, A Presentation by Lou Barrella This DVD presentation will highlight both the sacred and secular ways that St.Joseph's Day is celebrated in Sicily. You will see simple and elaborate St. Joseph's tables as well as the food that makes the day so special. Music examples will go from th...