Who’s Who in Italy USA relations: Frank J. Guarini Former Congressman and NIAF Chairman Emeritus

Who’s Who in Italy USA relations: Frank J. Guarini Former Congressman and NIAF Chairman Emeritus

Frank Guarini was born and raised in Jersey City, NJ. He received his education from Dartmouth College, Columbia University, New York University School of Law, and pursued advanced studies at The Hague Academy of International Law, the Netherlands. His military service was during WWII where he saw active combat in the Pacific Theater aboard the USS Mt. McKinley, flagship of the Pacific Amphibious Fleet. He received the Navy Commendation Medal and three Battle Stars. His legal career was in New Jersey, New York, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Court of International…Read more …
Italy to be Partner Country Sponsor of Summer Fancy Food Show

Italy to be Partner Country Sponsor of Summer Fancy Food Show

Italian food is the most popular international cuisine in the U.S. This summer, Italy will bring its best in classic specialty food and on-trend new products from all regions of the country to the Summer Fancy Food Show. This marks the first time the show organizer, the Specialty Food Association, has engaged a partner country sponsor for the event, the largest marketplace devoted exclusively to specialty food and beverages in North America. The show runs June 28 – 30, 2015, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. Italy has…Read more …
John Hooper’s The Italians, Italy as seen by anglo-americans

John Hooper’s The Italians, Italy as seen by anglo-americans

Italians - and Italy - as seen by an anglosaxon point of view is now a book by John Hooper, a British journalist, author and broadcaster. He is currently the Italy correspondent of The Economist and Southern Europe editor of the Guardian. "Italy, we know, is a land of contradictions. It’s a society oriented around the family, but also one that shows a remarkable degree of tolerance for extramarital affairs. In Italy, Vodafone offers a service called Alter Ego, which allows phone users to have two numbers on the one sim card –…Read more …
Franceschini, Zingaretti and Bonito Oliva at WTC Rome

Franceschini, Zingaretti and Bonito Oliva at WTC Rome

Among the most anticipated names the Minister Franceschini, called to intervene on issues such as ARTBonus, the Reform of ENIT and initiatives of the Government for the next Jubilee; the President of Lazio Region Zingaretti, who will speak about Rome, Lazio and the EXPO; Achille Bonito Oliva, who will present the project on Contemporary Art in the Italian regions realized for EXPO 2015; the artist and curator Umberto Scrocca will explore the universe of Private galleries and Private Museums with the participation of managers and investors from the sector of culture and art…Read more …
Who’s Who in Italy USA relations: Sergio Marchionne, CEO FCA

Who’s Who in Italy USA relations: Sergio Marchionne, CEO FCA

born June 17, 1952 in Chieti (Italy), is an Italian-Canadian executive widely known for his turnaround of the Italian automotive group Fiat and, more recently, for managing the US automotive group Chrysler from bankruptcy to profitability. Marchionne currently holds several roles of major importance, including serving as CEO of Fiat S.p.A., Chairman and CEO of Chrysler Group LLC, and Chairman of CNH Industrial N.V. and its principal subsidiary CNH. He was elected Chairman of the European Automobile Manufacturers Association for 2012. He is the Chairman of Swiss-based SGS and is on the Board…Read more …