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Italian Justice Minister Andrea Orlando Meets U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder

Italian Justice Minister Andrea Orlando Meets U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder

Italian Minister of Justice Andrea Orlando,who is in Washington DC to participate in the EU-US meeting on justice and Home Affairs (JHA), met today with his counterpart U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, at the U.S Department of Justice.  At a press conference, Orlando stressed the collaboration between the U.S. and Europe noting in particular the collaboration in...
Italian Amb. Claudio Bisogniero launches new ItalyinUS.org

Italian Amb. Claudio Bisogniero launches new ItalyinUS.org

Italian culture in the U.S. has a new online platform: the website www.italyinus.org, the cultural portal of Italy’s diplomatic network in the United States. Simple to use and with all the information you need, the new site is your guide to the hundreds of cultural events organized or supported by the Italian Embassy in Washington,...
Bill de Blasio 109th Mayor of New York City

Bill de Blasio 109th Mayor of New York City

From the new Mayor’s official web site: Bill de Blasio is the 109th Mayor of New York City. From his early days as a young City Hall staffer, to serving on his local school board, to his most recent position as Public Advocate for the City of New York, Bill de Blasio has spent his...
Enrico Letta, Italy's Prime Minister, in Washington Today for Official Visit to White House

Enrico Letta, Italy’s Prime Minister, in Washington Today for Official Visit to White House

The following “Fact Sheet” on U.S.-Italy Cooperation was released by the White House today. President Barack Obama hosted the President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian Republic Enrico Letta at the White House on October 17, 2013. The visit highlighted the vitality of the relationship between the United States and Italy. The bonds...
Government Shutdown Not Stopping National Columbus Day Celebrations in Washington, DC

Government Shutdown Not Stopping National Columbus Day Celebrations in Washington, DC

The National Columbus Celebration Association has announced that the annual ceremony will be moved from its traditional site at the Columbus Memorial Plaza at Union Station to the Casa Italiana Christopher Columbus courtyard adjacent to Holy Rosary Church, the national Italian parish.  The Columbus Memorial across from Union Station remains closed due to the federal...
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...