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Monthly archive February, 2013
Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero Greets Italian American Congressional Delegation

Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero Greets Italian American Congressional Delegation

At a reception on Capitol Hill hosted by the National Italian American Foundation, Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero greeted on  Wednesday evening (Feb 27) the new Italian American Congressional Delegation for 113th Congress. “The relationship between Italy the United States is so profound and so solid” said Bisogniero.  The Ambassador noted that the 2013 Year of Italian Culture...
Italian Elections: Angela Fucsia Nissoli Elected by Italians in North & Central America to Chamber of Deputies

Italian Elections: Angela Fucsia Nissoli Elected by Italians in North & Central America to Chamber of Deputies

“Care elettrici, cari elettori, Vivo negli Stati Uniti da 25 anni, amo questo paese nel quale mi sento integrata e conservo profondamente radicata nel mio cuore la mia italianità, l’amore e l’orgoglio per la mia terra d’origine. Amore e orgoglio che unisce noi tutti, italiani fuori patria. Orgoglio di essere Italiani e allo stesso tempo...
Fifty years of history in the space sector: relations between Italy and the U.S

Fifty years of history in the space sector: relations between Italy and the U.S

Fifty years of bilateral agreements with NASA: it was 1962 when Italy signed the first agreement with NASA to launch the first Italian satellite from the base of Wallops Island (Virginia), followed by the first launch of an Italian satellite from the Italian launch base of Malindi (Kenya). The first joint mission of NASA-ASI, LAGEOS,...
Piero della Francesca in America

Piero della Francesca in America

Piero della Francesca at The Frick in New York City: February 12, 2013 to May 19, 2013. Revered in his own time as a “monarch” of painting, Piero della Francesca (1411/13–1492) is acknowledged today as a founding figure of the Italian Renaissance. The Frick Collection is presenting the first monographic exhibition in the United States on the...
White House Meeting Between Italian President Giorgio Napolitano and President Barack Obama

White House Meeting Between Italian President Giorgio Napolitano and President Barack Obama

On Friday, February 16, 2013, Italy’s outgoing President Giorgio Napolitano, met with President Barack Obama at the White House.  The following is the official transcript as released by White House and the video of their remarks prior to meeting: PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, I want to extend the warmest greetings to my good friend, President Napolitano,...
Italian Elections:  Candidates for North America Debate in Washington, DC

Italian Elections: Candidates for North America Debate in Washington, DC

Candidates for the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies traveled to the nation’s capital on Sunday to participate at a candidates’ forum hosted by the Voce Italian newspaper.  Candidates from all the lists, except the PD, participated. The participants were: Dom Serafini (PDL), Simone Lolli (M5S), Giorgio Mosconi (Fare), Melo Cicala (Insieme President), and Vincenzo...
Italian elections 2013: Italian citizens in America will select one senator and two representatives to Chamber of Deputies

Italian elections 2013: Italian citizens in America will select one senator and two representatives to Chamber of Deputies

Italian citizens in THE United States who are registered with AIRE can cast their votes for one senator and for two representatives to the Chamber of Deputies.  The foloowing is the list of candidates: PD (allied with SEL, PSI) CAMERA Gianluca Galletto (USA – New York) Francesca La Marca (Canada – Toronto) Giovanni Rapanà (Canada – Montreal)...