MEXICO CITY – More weapons to Ukraine and the visit of the US president to Canada: these are the main news that emerged from today’s meeting between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Joe Biden, as part of the summit of US leaders in Mexico City. (more…)
TORONTO – They must have waited until the last minute to secure maximum effect… biggest bang for the event’s buck, so to speak. In part, it worked. An estimated 400 people turned out for the announcement and for Steven Del Duca’s kick-off speech.
TORONTO – It was a long, painful and troubled birth. But eventually, after 70 years, the Canadian government will make an official apology for the internment of hundreds of Italian Canadians during World War II. The official date is May 27, 2021: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, as promised in 2019, will recite the mea culpa, attempting to heal a wound that has remained open in the community for decades. (more…)
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…)