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Il presidente del Consiglio regionale della Basilicata, Piero Lacorazza, e il consigliere regionale Aurelio Pace, esponente dei Popolari per l'Italia (Basilicata) hanno ricevuto questa mattina Cristina Rosa Ferrone, professore di chirurgia presso il Massachussets General Hospital di Boston.   La Ferrone, giunta in Basilicata per la presentaz...

Carmela, get out of my district. Bronx Councilman Jimmy Vacca Monday blasted an animal-rights group's ad campaign featuring actress Edie Falco — who played Carmela Soprano in "The Sopranos" — that intended to persuade him to vote to ban horse-drawn carriages.   The campaign by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals also features fashio...

By Zachary Fagenson   You can ignore most of the lengthy menu at Siena Tavern, the pricey Italian spot on the corner of Washington Avenue and Fifth Street.   It's not that the perfectly crusted pizzas aren't worth your attention. They are. So too are the crudos: six thick, bright-tasting slices of pearly, meaty hamachi dressed with sw...

The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce West presents : International Tax Compliance in the US: past, present and future. A panel discussion   The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, better known as FATCA, was passed in 2010 as part of the HIRE act. Starting July 1, 2014 Foreign Financial Institutions (FFI) are required by the US governme...

by Michael Muskal   In addition to a three-city tour in the United States this year, Pope Francis will visit South America and Africa, it was reported on Monday. The pope said he will visit Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay as well as the Central African Republic and Uganda. Details on the trip were still pending.   In the United Sta...

Do you have an American Dream? You may come to New York and see how difficult or easy it is to pursue it, thanks to ICE's hospitality. In fact the Italian Trade Commission has opened its doors to Italian startups willing to test the water. That's good news to begin the new year with, while on the other hand the project of creating a space in New Y...

by John Burger   The great Italian poet Dante Alighieri was born three-quarters of a millennium ago this year. His native city of Florence, which has long gotten over its exile of the author of The Divine Comedy, is planning a huge celebration.   But one American history professor is combining a conference in Rome to honor Dante with...

Italians are known for their welcoming ways. They can be a little hard to get to know at the beginning but once they welcome you into their circle you are family and they will do anything for you. They are also used to doing things the Italian way.   They have full faith in the Italian art of living and with good reason. However, it makes th...

  WTI Magazine #55    2015 March, 6Author : Lucio Luca      Translation by: John Cabot University   Have you ever googled the words "Sicily" and "America"? Hundreds of thousands of results appear but what is immediately evident is that the overwhelming majority refers to Cosa Nostra bosses in the U.S., Italian-American Mafia, the murder of Joe P...

"Cari Connazionali, desidero ringraziarvi per il sostegno che mi avete dato nella fase iniziale della mia missione quale Console Generale". Inizia così il messaggio che Elena Sgarbi indirizza ai connazionali dalle pagine del Bollettino del Comites di Houston, presieduto da Vincenzo Arcobelli.   "In questi primissimi mesi – ricorda Sgarbi – h...

His heels top every woman's lust-list, and his sneakers have become a must-have staple amongst every self-respecting hip hop artist. Giuseppe Zanotti, the San Mauro Pascoli-born Italian creative, whose sexy heels and gold plated sneaks, find their way to the red carpet, just as easily as they find their way to the street. I meet with Zanotti in the...

  WTI Magazine #57    2015 April, 3Author : Expo 2015      Translation by:   Projects: WE-women for expo. WE is an EXPO 2015 project carried out in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Fondazione Arnoldo e Alberto Mondadori. WE, Women for Expo is about nutrition and women. Each and every woman possesses a certain knowledge...