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Articles by: Maria rita Latto

  • A new chapter of the never ending fairy tale of Italian politics: Emanuele Filiberto Umberto Reza Rene Maria di Savoia, Prince of Venice and Piedmont, is UDC candidate in the 2009 European elections. He gained popularity after starring as a celebrity contestant on Italy’s version of Dancing with the Stars.
  • Susanna Agnelli passed away on May 15 at the age of 87. Her ashes, according to her will, will be dispersed in the sea in a stormy day. A writer, a Red Cross Volunteer during War World II, a Foreign Minister, a philantropist, an activist and a benefactor: she was this and much more. She was a protagonist of Italian contemporary history
  • After 19 years of marriage and three children, Veronica Lario decided to divorce her husband, the Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi. It quickly became news in Italy, and not only in Italy . The issue exploded with Veronica’s angry accusation that her husband was considering some young actresses and models as candidates in the upcoming elections to the European parliament.
  • Fiat 500 Spot
    Now everyone in the U.S. is looking at Italy’s “cutting-edge technology,” as U.S. President Barak Obama said this past week in Washington. They are looking at Italy because they “have achieved what no one in Detroit could,” namely, they took “a company on the verge of collapse and made it profitable.” Marchionne has a new challenge...
  • Scientist Rita Levi-Montalcini turned 100. For the oldest living Nobel prize winner and Italian senator, there is no reason to stop fighting. “What I did in the past is not enough — there is only the future.”

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