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IAOVC Decries Disregard of Voters & Insult to Immigrants, Catholics & Italian Americans in NYC’s Cabrini Statue Debacle

IAOVC Decries Disregard of Voters & Insult to Immigrants, Catholics & Italian Americans in NYC’s Cabrini Statue Debacle

| September 19, 2019

“In this one move, the First Lady of New York has subverted the will of the people and insulted immigrants, Catholics and Italian Americans,” stated Dr. Manny Alfano, Founder and President of IAOVC Source: IAOVC Decries Disregard of Voters & Insult to Immigrants, Catholics & Italian Americans in NYC’s Cabrini Statue Debacle

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NIAF Supports the Life and Works of Mother Cabrini

NIAF Supports the Life and Works of Mother Cabrini

| September 18, 2019

Honorary Statue of Mother Cabrini Denied in New York City – (Washington, D.C. – September 17, 2019) – The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) supports the life and works of Saint and Sister Francesca Xavier Cabrini, also known as Mother Cabrini. America’s first ordained saint, Mother Cabrini was summoned by the Pope to help the […]

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An immigrant’s journey to US citizenship rebukes extremists in

An immigrant’s journey to US citizenship rebukes extremists in

| September 16, 2019

For all of its contradictions and injustices, the 20th century American melting pot transformed millions of immigrants into productive citizens. “Like the vast majority of the roughly 2 million Italians who arrived in the United States at the turn of the 20th century, my grandfather was looking for a better future. He found it in […]

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50° Anniversario dello Sbarco sulla Luna

50° Anniversario dello Sbarco sulla Luna

| July 20, 2019

Washington, DC (19 luglio 2019) – Il 20 luglio 2019 ricorre il 50esimo anniversario dello sbarco dell’uomo sulla Luna, un evento epocale per l’umanità che ha segnato l’inizio dell’era spaziale, di cui anche l’Italia è stata e continua ad essere protagonista.  “E’ motivo di orgoglio per l’Italia – ha detto l’Ambasciatore d’Italia Armando Varricchio – […]

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Billionaire Owner Rocco Commisso On Plans For Fiorentina: ‘I Like To Underpromise And Overdeliver’

Billionaire Owner Rocco Commisso On Plans For Fiorentina: ‘I Like To Underpromise And Overdeliver’

| July 11, 2019

U.S. billionaire Rocco Commisso speaks about his plans for Fiorentina after last month completing a deal for the Florence-based team. Source: Billionaire Owner Rocco Commisso On Plans For Fiorentina: ‘I Like To Underpromise And Overdeliver’

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Valentina Cortese, screen diva who earned Oscar nomination for ‘Day for Night,’ dead at 96

Valentina Cortese, screen diva who earned Oscar nomination for ‘Day for Night,’ dead at 96

| July 11, 2019

Ingrid Bergman apologized that she — not Cortese — won the Oscar Source: Valentina Cortese, screen diva who earned Oscar nomination for ‘Day for Night,’ dead at 96

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Italy revokes Steve Bannon’s right to use a monastery for his political “gladiator” school

Italy revokes Steve Bannon’s right to use a monastery for his political “gladiator” school

| June 4, 2019

Bannon planned to teach the art of his brand of politics at the school. Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon’s plans for a far-right nationalist school have been halted by Italian authorities. Bannon hoped to run the school out of an ancient monastery near Rome, but officials say they are revoking rights to the […]

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You can buy a home in this scenic town in Sicily, Italy for $1—but there’s a catch

You can buy a home in this scenic town in Sicily, Italy for $1—but there’s a catch

| June 4, 2019

Mussomeli in Sicily, Italy sits on a steep hillside, has narrow streets and is known for its medieval castle and old churches. As part of a not-for-profit project, there are about 100 homes for sale there for 1 euro each, as long as you’re willing to renovate. Source: You can buy a home in this […]

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Air Italy Facing Headwinds as it Tries to Expand to  North America

Air Italy Facing Headwinds as it Tries to Expand to  North America

| May 8, 2019

But Air Italy’s U.S. expansion is facing scrutiny by Washington lawmakers who say it may violate a commitment made by its shareholder, state-owned Qatar Airways with a 49 percent stake, not to add new flights to the U.S. market. Source: Air Italy expects profits ‘very soon’ despite pilots idled by Boeing crisis

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Washington DC’s Top Chef Fabio Trabocchi To Open Restaurant in Venezia

Washington DC’s Top Chef Fabio Trabocchi To Open Restaurant in Venezia

| April 21, 2019

“Per me è un ritorno emozionante e necessario. Una sorta di sogno nel cassetto”. Non ha saputo resistere al fascino di Venezia, lo chef Fabio Traboccchi, che dopo oltre 20 anni di base a Washington e 6 ristoranti aperti negli States (sotto il nome Fiola e Sfoglina), ha accettato la sfida: ritornare in Italia per […]

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Michéal Castaldo’s 2018–2019 East Coast Christmas Concert Tour Raised over $39K for Various Churches and Organizations

Michéal Castaldo’s 2018–2019 East Coast Christmas Concert Tour Raised over $39K for Various Churches and Organizations

| January 19, 2019

New York City—Michéal Castaldo’s 2018–2019 East Coast Christmas Concert Tour helped raise over $39,000 (in ticket sales and sponsorship) for the following churches and organizations located in the U.S. and Canada: November 17, Christmas in Italia at Richwood United Methodist Church, in Richwood/Mullica Hill, NJ. The sold out concert was proudly supported and sponsored by […]

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The epic story of the map that gave America its name

The epic story of the map that gave America its name

| July 7, 2018

A few hundred years ago, when much of the world was mysterious and unknown, two European humanists came together to produce an extraordinary map of the world. Source: The epic story of the map that gave America its name

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