“Voglio ringraziare tutti voi per essere venuti stamattina; in particolare Mons. Hilary Franco Osservatore Permanente della Santa Sede alle Nazioni Unite. Oggi festeggiamo la Virgo Fidelis, patrona dell”Arma dei carabinieri, un incitamento alla fedelta’ di tutti I soldati che servono la patria ma soprattutto all’Arma dei Carabinieri, conosciuta com...

Cari Amici, this year, AIAE is proud to present for the first time during the Columbus Parade, on Fifth Ave. The Andrea Doria Lifeboat #1 & Bell will be exhibited. The Italian passenger liner Andrea Doria was one of the first liners built in Genova after World War 2 and was the pride of the Italian ship building industry. On July 25th 1956 the Andr...

Hundreds of people gathered Monday for the funeral of an Italian police officer stabbed to death in an alleged confrontation with two American teenagers that has sent shockwaves through the country. Grieving family, colleagues and friends filled a church in Somma Vesuviana, the hometown of officer Mario Rega Cerciello, 35, who suffered multiple kni...

A 19-year-old American tourist confessed to killing an Italian policeman in central Rome early Friday, according to reports. Carabinieri paramilitary officer Mario Cerciello Rega was stabbed eight times about 3 a.m. while investigating a reported robbery in Rome’s Prati neighborhood, according to Italian state media. Rega was responding to the supp...

Fanfara is synonym with feasts and joy, bright luminaries and special occasions. And indeed it does, because the Italian word fanfara comes from the French fanfare which originated from the onomatopoeic sounds of a brass band playing. Now, I don’t know whether I agree with our cousins the French’s idea, but the name turned our of be popular and stu...