Category Archives: Politics

Festa della Repubblica Italiana – Italian Republic Day, 2nd June

Did you know that today, June 2nd, is a national holiday in Italy? Government offices, post offices and schools are closed across the land. And many archeological sites such as the Colosseum and Forum in Rome close too as Italians, … Continue reading

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Addio President Napolitano – so who will be the next president of Italy?

Earlier this week (14th January 2015) Giorgio Napolitano, President of the Republic of Italy, signed his resignation letter and moved out of the presidential palace to start his long anticipated retirement. His departure leaves Prime Minister Matteo Renzi with the … Continue reading

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Love is love – Venice Pride 2014

According to Article 3 of the Italian constitution “All citizens have equal social dignity and are equal before the law, without distinction of sex, race, language, religion, political opinions, personal and social conditions.” And yet to love who you love … Continue reading

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