Monday, June 26th, 2017

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Rome is always a spectacular theater for political drama, but watching US President Barack Obama’s presidential motorcade roaring up to […]

U.S. Embassy in Rome Declared Amanda Knox Matter “Case Closed” in 2011

NEWLY RELEASED EMBASSY CABLES SHED LIGHT ON STATE DEPT HANDLING OF AMANDA KNOX CASE By Andrea Vogt FEBRUARY 13 1 […]

Catholic Church Clamps Down on Art Theft

By Andrea Vogt, Bologna 7:55PM GMT 28 Nov 2014 New guidelines have been issued in Italy in an attempt to […]

Turning Thistles to Plastics: Italy Opens Innovative Green Chemistry Complex

A new “third generation biorefinery” starts production in Sardinia this week which will convert vegetable oils from thistle weeds into […]

Amanda Knox Trials / Meredith Kercher Case

*Below find dated updates on the Meredith Kercher murder case and Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito’s appeals and trials, culminating […]

Thank You Domenico Quirico

 One of Italy’s most veteran war correspondents, La Stampa’s Domenico Quirico, was freed Sunday after being kidnapped in Syria in […]

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 […]

Perugia Prosecutor Files Complaint After Knox Memoir Passages Appear in Italy

PERUGIA — The prosecutor in the Amanda Knox case has filed a scathing complaint against the Italian magazine OGGI for […]