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SINCERO E PROFONDO CORDOGLIO PER LA SCOMPARSA DI MIMMO AZZIA 

August 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

“Apprendo con sincera e profonda costernazione la scomparsa di Mimmo Azzia. Viene a mancare non solo un protagonista infaticabile dell’associazionismo siciliano nel mondo, ma un amico stimolante e aperto, sempre disponibile a suggerire nuovi impegni e iniziative e ad accogliere suggerimenti capaci di far vivere l’italianità e la sicilianità ovunque possibile. Ne sono testimonianza le 140 associazioni create e coordinate […]

Washington – Omaggio ad Alfredo Casella, “Musicista tra Due Mondi”, con Gianandrea Noseda, Harvey Sachs e Francesco Lombardi

November 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Washington, 5 novembre, 2015 – Washington dedica tre giorni ad Alfredo Casella, compositore e musicista italiano tra i protagonisti assoluti del panorama musicale internazionale della prima metà del ventesimo secolo. In suo onore il Kennedy Center, l’Ambasciata d’Italia e l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura a Washington proporranno due concerti il 12 e il 14 novembre e una panel discussion il 13 […]

U.S. Homeland Security deports Italian drug-trafficking suspect with alleged Mafia ties

August 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A longtime California resident from Italy, who is wanted in his native country for drug trafficking and colluding with the Mafia, was turned over to Italian authorities Wednesday at Rome’s Fiumicino Airport by Sacramento-based officers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). Vincenzo Coluccio, 65, was transported from Sacramento to Italy on […]

NIAF Leadership and Italian American Organizations Criticize New York Gubernatorial Candidate Rob Astorino Remarks

July 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

*NIAF President Calls for Civility and Respect within Community* (Washington, D.C. – July 29, 2014) The National Italian Foundation’s leaders, including President John M. Viola, and other Italian American groups, react with shock and disappointment to Republican Gubernatorial candidate and Westchester County executive Rob Astorino remarks yesterday. During a campaign stop in Syracuse, N.Y., Astorino compared incumbent Governor Andrew Cuomo’s […]

URBINO PRESS AWARD 2014 – LA VINCITRICE MARIA BARTIROMO ANNUNCIATA IERI ALL’AMBASCIATA D’ITALIA A WASHINGTON

April 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

Washington DC (16 aprile 2014) – Davanti a un pubblico di circa 200 persone, l’Ambasciatore d’Italia negli Usa Claudio Bisogniero ieri ha annunciato ufficialmente Maria Bartiromo quale vincitrice per il 2014 dell’Urbino Press Award, il prestigioso premio giornalistico che dal 2006 viene assegnato a reporter o editorialisti americani distintisi nel raccontare il mondo a milioni di lettori e telespettatori.  “L’Urbino […]

“WOUNDED TO DEATH” IN WASHINGTON 85TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE INTER-AMERICAN COMMISSION OF WOMEN

November 13, 2013 // 0 Comments

MONOLOGUES WRITTEN BY SERENA DANDINI GIVE VOICE TO THE VICTIMS OF FEMICIDE Washington DC, November 13th, 2013— The Organization of American States (OAS) is celebrating the 85th anniversary of the Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM) and the 20th anniversary of the Belém do Pará Convention (Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence against Women) with a performance […]

NIAF 38th Anniversary Gala Weekend

October 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

Award-Winning actor and director Paul Sorvino and former CIA Director and former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta lead the list of honorees at NIAF’s 38th Anniversary Awards Gala on Saturday evening, October 26, 2013. They will receive NIAF Special Achievement Awards in Entertainment and Government, respectively. To emcee the NIAF gala, Maria Bartiromo, Emmy Award-winning journalist and CNBC Anchor, will […]

Michael Barone, keynote speaker at the NIAF Frank J. Guarini Public Policy Luncheon Series

September 11, 2013 // 0 Comments

Michael Barone, senior political analyst for the Washington Examiner and resident fellow at American Enterprise Institute, will be the keynote speaker at the NIAF Frank J. Guarini Public Policy Luncheon Series. Barone is also the principal co-author of “The Almanac of American Politics,” (22nd edition released in August), and author of “Shaping Our Nation, How Surges of Migration Transformed America […]

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