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During the peak years of immigration to the United States from southern Italy, many of the Italian immigrants came to Delaware seeking a better life. They came to work as laborers on the railroad and in construction. In 1890, there were 459 Italian-born residents in Delaware and their numbers grew greatly by the close of the century. Besides those...

Secondo le ultime statistiche rilasciate dal Bureau of Economic Analysis, l'Ufficio di Analisi Economica del Governo americano, lo stock di investimenti diretti americani all'estero (IDE) a costi storici a fine 2012 è stato pari a $4.453 miliardi, in aumento del 9% rispetto al 2011, mentre i flussi IDE americani all'estero hanno subito un calo del...

The green, white and red lines are going down on the streets and local businesses are coming together as the community prepares to celebrate Italian heritage with the annual Italian-American Festival during the final weekend of the month.   As the even draws closer, however, Southington police are asking residents and visitors to take note o...

The da Vinci Society of Delaware is holding its annual fall festival Vendemmia da Vinci celebrating the centuries-old tradition of the Italian grape harvest on Sunday, October 13, at Tubman Garrett Park in Wilmington, Del., from 2 - 6 p.m. The festival will feature some of the best local Italian wines, Italian cuisine from area restaurants, an Ital...

By Scott Mackay John O. Pastore was a legendary Rhode Island political figure, the son of immigrants and the first Italian-American elected as a governor and a U.S. Senator.   A dominant figure in state politics, Pastore had a distinguished 26-year tenure in the Senate and never lost an election in a long career that began in the doldrums o...

di Mauro Battocchi   Il «turismo matrimoniale» è oramai una realtà consolidata che muove molte persone in tutto il mondo. Ovviamente, l'Italia è una destinazione privilegiata.   Vi sono molte coppie infatti che per quello che è il momento del fatidico sì decidono di avere una cornice speciale, specialissima. Pensiamo a quante persone,...

The Menarini Group a privately held Italian pharmaceutical and diagnostics company today announced it has acquired Silicon Biosystems S.p.A. a provider of specialized molecular and cellular biology technologies capable of recovering and analyzing tumor cells from blood samples. Silicon Biosystems' DEPArray™ and Ampli1™ genomic analysis technologies...

By Roberto Zanni Negli States ottobre è 'Italian Heritage Month'. Il mese del 'patrimonio italiano', una eredità che viene mostrata soprattutto nel mese di ottobre, che è italiano grazie a Cristoforo Colombo. Ma quest'anno oltre alle parate che tradizionalmente si svolgono in ogni angolo degli Stati Uniti, il mese italiano per eccellenza avrà modo...

Chet Galeazzi was born 91 years ago in a house of stone, one destined to become a storied Santa Rosa landmark. Had he followed more closely in the vocational footsteps of his father, Gisto, and his father's father, Massimo, Galeazzi might have spent his life in the arduous trade of making buildings, headstones, fountains and other creations from S...

di Maurita Cardone   Con l'Italia ancora in una crisi di cui solo il forzato ottimismo della politica vede una prossima fine, sono sempre di più le aziende e le istituzioni che guardano all'estero. E gli USA e New York sono in cima alla lista dell'appetibilità dei mercati esteri, soprattutto per il made in Italy di qualità che da questa pa...

Broadway is one of the most famous and sparkling iconographic representations of the American leadership in the world. It is "the myth" for every actor, screenwriter, director, choreographer: for anyone who dreams of being part of the show business. In Broadway, Italy is not very much represented: unlike other areas in which Italian Americans have...

WTI Magazine #6    2013 Nov, 22Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by: Alessandra Bitetti   Among the innumerable participations in the Biennal's stands dedicated to "The Encyclopedic Palace" in the Venice gardens, you'll bump into a room that is little more than a bad-lighted vestibule, a tight passage betwe...