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L’Ambasciatore d’Italia Armando Varricchio partecipa alla cerimonia per Columbus Day a Union Station (Washington, 14 ottobre 2019).

L’Ambasciatore d’Italia Armando Varricchio partecipa alla cerimonia per Columbus Day a Union Station (Washington, 14 ottobre 2019).

| October 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

In occasione del Columbus Day l’Ambasciatore d’Italia Armando Varricchio partecipa alla cerimonia di deposizione di una corona di fiori al monumento dedicato a Cristoforo Colombo nella piazza antistante Union Station a Washington DC. Erano presenti anche l’Ambasciatore di Spagna Santiago Cabanas e la Vice Presidente della National Italian American Foundation, Anita McBride.  Nel suo intervento […]

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Virgin Galactic and Italian Air Force Announce World First Government Contract for Human Tended Research Flight

Virgin Galactic and Italian Air Force Announce World First Government Contract for Human Tended Research Flight

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Virgin Galactic has signed a new contract with the Italian Air Force for a research flight on the company’s SpaceShipTwo system during which Italian researchers will actively conduct experiments while they are in space. The contract was signed by Gen Stefano Cont, Italy’s Defence and Defence Collaboration Attachè and Mike Moses, President of Virgin Atlantic, […]

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NIAF Celebrates and Promotes October as Italian American Heritage Month

NIAF Celebrates and Promotes October as Italian American Heritage Month

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

(Washington, D.C. – October 2, 2019) – The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) annually celebrates and promotes the month of October as Italian American Heritage Month. This year, NIAF thanks the Italian American Congressional Delegation (IACD) for its effort to have October recognized as Italian American Heritage Month. On Tuesday, Co-chairs of the IACD Congressmen […]

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‘What’s America without pasta?’ Lou Barletta forms coalition to keep Italian food products out of trade war

‘What’s America without pasta?’ Lou Barletta forms coalition to keep Italian food products out of trade war

| September 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The former Pennsylvania congressman’s lobbying group shows even Mr. Trump’s staunch supporters are growing wary of trade wars with allies. “Mr. Barletta on Wednesday announced the launch of the American Italian Food Coalition, a group of Italian food companies, manufacturers and trade associations that will try to head off tariffs on Italian pasta, coffee, biscuits […]

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Fiat pulls its 500 off the U.S. market as Americans snub the Italian minicar

Fiat pulls its 500 off the U.S. market as Americans snub the Italian minicar

| September 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Fiat Chrysler is halting production of its Fiat 500 and electric 500e hatchbacks in North America. Source: Fiat pulls its 500 off the U.S. market as Americans snub the Italian minicar

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50° Anniversario dello Sbarco sulla Luna

50° Anniversario dello Sbarco sulla Luna

| July 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Washington, DC (19 luglio 2019) – Il 20 luglio 2019 ricorre il 50esimo anniversario dello sbarco dell’uomo sulla Luna, un evento epocale per l’umanità che ha segnato l’inizio dell’era spaziale, di cui anche l’Italia è stata e continua ad essere protagonista.  “E’ motivo di orgoglio per l’Italia – ha detto l’Ambasciatore d’Italia Armando Varricchio – […]

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Lido Civic Club Awards $60,000 in Scholarships, Honors Paola Scazzoli, and Donates $10,000 to Casa Italians Language School

Lido Civic Club Awards $60,000 in Scholarships, Honors Paola Scazzoli, and Donates $10,000 to Casa Italians Language School

| June 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

At a reception held at the Italian Embassy, the Lido Civic Club of Washington, DC, awarded $60,000 to local Italian-American college-bound and college students.  The scholarship amount was matched by the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF). The evening began with welcoming remarks by Francesco Isgro, the Lido Civic club Scholarship Awards Chairman. The Embassy of […]

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