The pandemic made the world’s health systems struggle harder than ever before. However, as Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte recently declared, “Italy’s national health system is outstanding.” The results, indeed, are outstanding. The staff (over)working in hospitals — and other members of the medical world — demonstrated utmost dedication. But...

As Italy seeks to stimulate the economy in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, the Italian government is offering to help lower-income residents take a holiday this year.  Part of the ambitious 'Relaunch Decree' unveiled on Wednesday night, the 'holiday bonus' could be worth up to €500 to families who choose to travel in Italy. It aims to boost Ita...

Most of Italy's nearly 4,000 museums are set to reopen this month, several weeks after they closed at the start of the national coronavirus lockdown on March 10. But for most tourists, seeing some of the world's greatest cultural treasures - even months after museums reopen - will require a virtual tour. Last week, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe C...

Virus-hit Italy has closed its schools until September, but is drawing up plans to re-open nurseries and hold mini summer schools for children desperate to play after two months of lockdown. Kindergartens and day nurseries may be used from June for small groups of children aged zero to six years, according to plans being drawn up by the education m...

US president Donald Trump has announced that approximately $100 million in medical aid and equipment is being sent to Italy amid the Coronavirus crisis, reports France24. Trump announced the measures at a press conference on 30 March after speaking to Italian premier Giuseppe Conte by telephone, according to Italy's Sky TG24. The call was described...

Gentile Direttore Andrea Mantineo, cari lettori di "America Oggi": Come sapete l’Italia sta attraversando il momento più difficile dal secondo  dopoguerra, alle prese con una emergenza sanitaria che sta provocando una  durissima crisi economica e sociale. Stiamo lottando contro un nemico  invisibile che non conosce frontiere, una pandemia che inter...

"Italia e Stati Uniti hanno rinnovato il loro perdurante impegno a rafforzare i rapporti bilaterali". È quanto affermano in un comunicato congiunto i due Paesi al termine della seconda sessione plenaria a livello alti funzionari del Dialogo Strategico Italia-USA, ospitata dal Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale a Roma...

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Rome and Abruzzo, Italy, October 1-3, where he will meet with Italian President Sergio Mattarella, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, and Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio to discuss the importance of Transatlantic unity and our strong and enduring bilateral relationship.  The Secretary will also travel to his an...

The second government of Giuseppe Conte, an alliance between the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement (M5S) and the centre-left Democratic Party (PD), will have 21 ministers, 10 from the M5S, nine from the PD and one from the small leftwing Free and Equal (LeU) party. There are seven women, a third of the total, among these the only technocrat, Lucia...

Italy’s warring political parties struck a deal late Wednesday to form a new government that shunted aside Matteo Salvini, the hard-right leader who dominated the country’s politics for more than a year and threatened to drastically reorient Italy’s place in Europe. The sudden turnabout in Italy’s politics just a week after the country’s nationalis...