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Assistant to the President, Lisa Monaco, Speaks About Her Italian Roots at Bonaparte Ceremony

Assistant to the President, Lisa Monaco, Speaks About Her Italian Roots at Bonaparte Ceremony

Lisa Monaco, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, was the keynote speaker at the 53rd Annual Ceremony honoring Charles J. Bonaparte, the 46th Attorney General and founder of the Federal Board of Investigation. The ceremony was held at the U.S. Department of Justice on August 23, 2013.  Ms. Monaco spoke first about the...
U.S. Ambassador John Phillips heading to Rome this Friday

U.S. Ambassador John Phillips heading to Rome this Friday

“Rappresentare gli Stati Uniti d’America in Italia ha per me un significato speciale e personale. Sono nipote di immigrati italiani e sono cresciuto in una famiglia italo-americana molto unita. Sono onorato che il Presidente Obama abbia scelto me per ricoprire questo incarico.”
Lisa Monaco, Assistant to the President, Recounts Italian Traditions at 53rd Annual Charles Bonaparte Ceremony at U.S. Department of Justice

Lisa Monaco, Assistant to the President, Recounts Italian Traditions at 53rd Annual Charles Bonaparte Ceremony at U.S. Department of Justice

The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday August 23, 2013, was the site of the 53rd Annual Ceremony honoring Charles J. Bonaparte, the 46th Attorney General and founder of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, in a program organized by Francesco Isgro, Chair of the Friends of Charles Bonaparte. The event’s Keynote Speaker, Lisa Monaco, Assistant...
U.S. Congressman Tom Marino to be Honored by the Order Sons of Italy's in America

U.S. Congressman Tom Marino to be Honored by the Order Sons of Italy’s in America

The Order Sons of Italy will honor U.S. Congressman Tom Marino with the Guglielmo Marconi Award on August 17, 2013, during its 53rd Biennial National Convention in Philadelphia. The Guglielmo Marconi Award, the OSIA’s highest honor, is named for the Nobel prize-winning Italian physicist who invented wireless telegraphy. It is presented biennially to an Italian...
Festa della Repubblica in Filadelfia - Console Generale Luigi Scotto nominato Ambasciatore d'Italia in Tanzania

Festa della Repubblica in Filadelfia – Console Generale Luigi Scotto nominato Ambasciatore d’Italia in Tanzania

Nella prestigiosa cornice del museo storico di Filadelfia si e’ celebrata la tradizionale Festa Nazionale della Republica Italiana. Durante la prima parte della serata, dedicata ai discorsi ufficiali, sia il Console che il vice sindaco Michael Diberardinis hanno sottolineato i rapporti di particolare amicizia tra Stati Uniti e Italia ed in particolare tra lo stato...
Statement by Secretary of State John Kerry On the Occasion of Italy's Republic Day

Statement by Secretary of State John Kerry On the Occasion of Italy’s Republic Day

I congratulate the people of Italy as they celebrate Republic Day this June 2. Following years of struggle, the Italian people in 1946 made an historic choice that set their country on the path to becoming the vibrant democracy it is today. Commemorations such as this provide an opportunity to reflect upon the fundamental values...
Festa della Repubblica Commemorated at Holy Rosary Church

Festa della Repubblica Commemorated at Holy Rosary Church

Italy’s Festa della Repubblica was commemorated Sunday in Washington, DC at a mass held at Holy Rosary Church, the Italian National Parish. Members of the Italian Diplomatic Corps joined parishioners at the Italian mass con-celebrated by Fr. Lydio Tomasi and Fr. Claudio Holzer. Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero gave some brief remarks praising the contributions of...
Sergio Marchionne, General Colin Powell, Gary Sinise, Robert Corrao Honored By Sons of Italy

Sergio Marchionne, General Colin Powell, Gary Sinise, Robert Corrao Honored By Sons of Italy

It was a very patriotic evening  the Italian American community! Four leaders in business, government and entertainment received awards during the Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF) 25th Silver Anniversary National Education & Leadership Awards(NELA) Gala held on May 23, at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. . The honorees were: Chrysler/Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne;...
CNN's Wolf Blitzer Winner of Urbino Press Awards 2013

CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Winner of Urbino Press Awards 2013

CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, currently the host of The Situation Room and its lead political anchor,  is the 2013 winner of the Urbino Press Award as announced by the Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero, at a reception held at the Italian Embassy on April 18, 2013.  The prize, now at its sixth edition, is awarded in recognition of...
Remembering Italian American Visionary architect Paolo Soleri

Remembering Italian American Visionary architect Paolo Soleri

Today the world has lost one of its great minds. Paolo Soleri, architect, builder, artist, writer, theorist, husband, father, born on Summer Solstice, June 21, 1919, has died at age 93. Paolo Soleri spent a lifetime investigating how architecture, specifically the architecture of the city, could support the countless possibilities of human aspiration. The urban project...
HABEMUS PAPAM  FRANCISCUM

HABEMUS PAPAM FRANCISCUM

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...