Sunday, December 17th, 2017


New EU Olive Oil Regs Divide Europe

As reported in this Sunday Telegraph story that I collaborated on from Italy, the new EU laws regulating labeling, distribution […]

Babbo Natale Cinches His Belt

There may have been more shoppers trawling the stories on Black Friday in the U.S., but at least one retail […]

Mamma Mia!

Andrea Vogt in Rome Whether they are bamboccioni unwilling to cut mama’s apron strings or job-hunters left out in […]

Italy Quake Documentary To Air Again Sept 1-2

    UPDATE: Honored that Emilia: Cronaca di un Terremoto has been chosen to open the Via Emili@ Docfest in […]

The Soul of Soles

I’ve always had a soft spot for shoes, so was honored to be assigned to write a short piece about […]

The Displaced in Italy’s Backyard

Italy’s Foreign Ministry announced today that a flight left Bergamo this morning carrying an Italian field hospital to guarantee medical […]

Quakes Violently Shake Northern Italy

   ITALY QUAKE UPDATE: JUNE 7: President of the Republic Giorgio Napolitano visited the hard-hit quake zones north of Modena […]

IKEA Extends Benefits to Same Sex Partners in Italy

Swedish furniture giant IKEA today announced it would begin extending its worker’s benefits to same sex partners in Italy. Starting […]