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  • Among the the European Union's 28 members, all but Italy and a handful of East European countries do not yet recognize civil unions, and the EU has been prodding Italy toward taking action. This Thursday the Italian Parliament begins debate on a divisive bill that would make civil unions fully legal, over Catholic opposition.
  • Prime Minister Mario Monti's trip to the United States takes him to New York today. He will visit Wall Street, The New York Times, the United Nations Headquarters, and meet the Italian and Italian-American communities. Here is a summary of his activities so far.
  • Art & Culture
    ALICE BONVICINI(March 03, 2011)
    An exhibit about Maria Callas in her native New York at the Italian Cultural Institute. Costumes, jewelry and memorabilia of one of the greatest sopranos of all time