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Italian tourist sent back to Italy from Montreal. “Treated like a criminal at the airport, that’s a shame”

MONTREAL – Is Canada the most multiethnic and multicultural country in the world? Yes, at first glance. But then, if you don’t live here and try to enter, legally, you realize that the “Welcome to Canada” is just a beautiful fairy tale, especially in Quebec where you clash with harsh reality as happened to Giovanni Liotti, 23, student from Avellino who left Italy yesterday to visit a friend in Montreal and today was forced to leave for Italy after a seventeen-hour odyssey at the airport. (more…)

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Afghanistan, the new Islamic government: among the ministers a ‘wanted’ from the FBI. Italy: “We will return to Kabul”

KABUL – Italy and Afghanistan: faraway, so close. After the “Taliban” opening in recent days, with the invitation of the spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid to reopen the tricolor embassy in Kabul, today the Italian Foreign Minister, Luigi Di Maio, declared that Italy wants to guarantee a government presence in the Islamic Emirate. “With the countries of the area and with our partners we are reflecting on the creation of a joint presence in Afghanistan with mainly consular functions and which serves as an immediate point of contact”, said Di Maio in the briefing on Afghanistan in the Parliament. (more…)

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Italy, more than 3.5 million over 50s are not vaccinated

BOLOGNA – Coronavirus in Italy: new cases stable for three weeks, but hospitalizations among the unvaccinated continue to rise. Also because in August there was a drop in the vaccination campaign (-66.5%) and still more than 3.5 million over 50s remain uncovered (the over 50s in Italy are 27,353,240 out of a population of 59,258,000). This is what emerges from the data released by the Gimbe Foundation of Bologna as part of the independent monitoring carried out every week. (more…)

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Gigi Santella: “Iniziazioni”, un brano per la Little Italy di Boston

(Fatti Nostri / Viviana Dragani) Gigi Santella, produttore e compositore di origini italiane, vive in assoluto servizio della musica. Cresciuto in Massachusetts, ha lavorato in Sud America e attualmente vive a Los Angeles. Recentemente intervistato dal programma Itali-Echo su WNTN Radio Boston, ha raccontato come scrive i suoi brani e quali sono i suoi legami con l’Italia…  Read More in Fatti Nostri >>> 

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Italy wins 4×100 and karate and breaks its Olympic medal record

 

TOKYO – 6 August 2021, another historic day for Italian sport. In the men’s 4×100, with 37 “50 the Azzurri win gold in front of Great Britain (37” 51) and Canada (37 “70). Patta, Jacobs, Desalu and Tortu win a fantastic Olympic gold medal and for the Italia Team, after the other victories today (including gold in karate with Luigi Busà), is the 38th medal, an absolute record at the Olympic Games, which improves the 36 podiums obtained from the Azzurri’s expeditions of Los Angeles 1932 and Rome 1960. (more…)

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Italy: ‘Green Pass’ extended to schools and universities, no-vax teachers without salary

ROME – On the eve of entry into force of the Green Pass in Italy (from tomorrow), necessary to access restaurants, museums, cultural centers, swimming pools, gyms and to attend shows or participate in festivals (to name a few), the same document is extended to new categories, as already widely anticipated in recent days: school staff, first of all. But it will be necessary to show the “vaccination passport” also to travel on long-distance trains (excluding, however, local transport). (more…)

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The Pope at Angelus from the hospital: “Healthcare free for all, like in Italy”

“A free health service that ensures a good service accessible to all”. Pope Francis’s appeal started from the tenth floor balcony of the Gemelli Hospital in Rome, where the Pontiff is still hospitalized after the surgery a week ago. Despite the surgical operation he underwent, Bergoglio did not want to give up the Sunday Angelus and therefore went to the balcony (in the photo, taken from the video of the Vatican News YouTube channel), accompanied by some sick people, including three children, to talk in front of a crowd of faithful gathered for the occasion in front of the hospital. (more…)

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Cable car crashed in Italy: the safety brake did not work

VERBANIA – It was supposed to be the Sunday of the restart, for Italy, after months of lockdowns and restrictions, but it will remain in the memory of the Italians as a tragic Sunday: yesterday in Piemonte, on mount Mottarone in Verbania, a cable car crashed, making a flight twenty meters and rolling downstream until it ends its death race against some trees. Fourteen victims and only one survivor: a 5-year-old boy who is admitted to the hospital in Turin on a reserved prognosis. (more…)

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The official debut of the “Rock’n’roll Princess”: Vittoria di Savoia ‘Queen of Italy’ in the New York Times

If Italy were to return to the monarchy, it will not have a king but a queen. And she will be the “rock princess” Vittoria Cristina Chiara Adelaide Maria (in the pic), niece of Vittorio Emanuele di Savoia, son of the last king of Italy, Umberto II, forced into exile after the institutional referendum which in 1946 sanctioned the end of the monarchy in Italy. (more…)

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Il debutto ufficiale della “Principessa rock”: Vittoria di Savoia ‘Queen of Italy’ sul New York Times

Se l’Italia dovesse tornare alla monarchia, non avrà un re ma una regina. E sarà la “principessa rock” Vittoria Cristina Chiara Adelaide Maria (nella foto sopra), nipote di Vittorio Emanuele di Savoia, figlio dell’ultimo re d’Italia, Umberto II, costretto all’esilio dopo il referendum istituzionale che nel 1946 sancì la fine della monarchia in Italia. (more…)

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Overcrowded prisons in Europe:
only Turkey worse than Italy

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian Overcrowded prisons: in Europe, only Turkey – which has the highest incarceration rate in the Old Continent – is worse than Italy. This is what emerges from the Space I report, prepared by the University of Lausanne and fresh from publication by the Council of Europe (here the complete report:  Space I – 2020). (more…)

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Covid effects: deaths and collapse of births, in Italy 384 thousand fewer people
“It’s as if Florence no longer exists”

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian ROME – The latest report from Istat, the Italian National Statistical Institute, is like a war bulletin: 384 thousand fewer people, “as if there were no Florence” explains the Institute, with the highest number of deaths after World War II and the collapse of marriages and births. The pandemic has had devastating effects. (more…)

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A “bridge” between Italy and Canada
to help those who want to emigrate

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – Your dream is Canada, to study or work, but you know very well how complicated it is, especially today, to crown it? Well, two young Italians can help you. Their names are Chiara Landoni and Valentina Nuzzo and they have decided to make their immigrant experience in Canada available to anyone who needs help or even simple information to start planning their transfer. How? Through the Connect 2 Toronto website (https://connect2toronto.com) where you can find all the necessary information and, perhaps, contact the two creators who are able to provide a large group of experts in every sector: immigration, study, work, taxes, health care… (more…)

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Italy, Germany, and France suspend AstraZeneca shot over blood clot concerns

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – Global concern is growing around the AstraZeneca vaccine. Yesterday, following the reporting of some cases of thrombosis in newly vaccinated patients, the administration of the vaccine was suspended in Italy, Germany and France. (more…)

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Amazon, first general strike
“In Italy, trade unions matter …”

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian ROME – “In Italy the union is part of the history and the constituent path of the country: even the Seattle giant must take note”: the unions Filt-Cgil, Fit-Cisl, Uiltrasporti and Assoespressi do not take a step backwards, in bargaining with Amazon, relating to employees and those who work in the procurement of logistics services. (more…)


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