Judge Giovanni Falcone Remembered in Washington DC

Italian Judge Giovanni Falcone was commemorated, on the 31st anniversary of his assassination, with a mass at Holy Rosary Church celebrated by Fr. Sergio Dall’Agnese. A civil ceremony followed in the Italian American Museum of Washington DC.  Francesco Isgro, President of the Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center welcomed guest speaker Michela Carboniero, First Counsellor at the Embassy of Italy, and keynote speaker, Dr. Lorenzo Bucossi, Police Attache at the Embassy of Italy @ItalyinUS.  A reception followed in the museum ‘s art gallery. 

The reception was hosted by CISC Inc. and co-sponsored by local Italian and Italian American organizations, the Lido Civic Club of Washington DC, the National Italian American Foundation, the Order Sons and Daughters of America, the Abruzzo and Molise Heritage Society, Italians in DC, the Italian Cultural Society, and Holy Rosary Church. Special thanks to Simonetta Baldassari for all her contributions.

President Biden announces Jack A. Markell, Nominee for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Italian Republic and the Republic of San Marino

Jack A. Markell, a former Governor and State Treasurer of Delaware, is currently the Representative of the United States of America to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, with the rank of Ambassador. Previously, he served as the White House Coordinator of Operation Allies Welcome.  Before that, he was the President of Jack Markell Consulting, LLC. He is a former Senior Vice President of Comcast Corporation and Nextel Communications. He also served as Chair of the National Governors Association, President of the Council of State Governments, and Chair of the Democratic Governors Association. Markell earned his Bachelor’s degree in Development Studies and Economics at Brown University and his M.B.A. at the University of Chicago.