Category: Italy

Mussolini Speeches iTune Hit in Italy: Mussolini Huge Hit on iTune App

An average of 1,000 daily iTune downloads of Benito Mussolini’s speeches are the second most popular application for Italy’s Apple iTune website. The popularity of the application, called iMussolini, caused outrage among some Italians in the week that the country…

Rosarno Italy Muslim Migrant Uprising

I recently reported on an uprising in Rosarno, Italy in Calabria. The town has many problems including unemployment. The area is crime, gang and perhaps Mafia-ridden. Early reports were mixed as to the cause of the two days that saw…

Rosarno Italy Race Riots or Mafia or Fed-up with Foreign Migrants?

Have your heard about “race riots” in the town of Rosarno, Italy? But is this about race riots or the mafia or immigration? Immigrant homes have been bulldozed, and buses loaded with rioters sent on their way somewhere. Residents of…

Feds Ground Helicopter in Dallas Bound for Iran

Federal agents say they have grounded a helicopters in Arlington, Texas, just outside Dallas, bound for Iran. According to this report, Italian aircraft brokers were shipping the craft from North Texas to Iran “in violation of U.S. trade sanctions.” The…

Italy Earthquake: Rome Italy Quakes, Shakes

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the town of L’Aquila, the quake’s epicenter, at 9:32 p.m EST time (3.35 a.m. in L’Aquila) on April 5th. L’Aquila is located in the Abruzzo region. The Italian Civil Protection Agency said they had received…

Doing The Right Thing.

by Findalis I do hope that President Obama is learning a bit about true diplomacy. His decision to first attend the Durban II conference in Geneva was the wrong one. It sent the message to the world that the United…

Italian MPs Show Solidarity in Sderot

Cross posted by Findalis from Monkey in the Middle By Anav Silverman – Sderot Media Center In a unique show of solidarity, a delegation of 70 Italians, including 24 members of the Italian Parliament visited Sderot this past Monday, December…

ACLU Sues Over "Terrorism Suspect" Transfers

H/T to blog @ MoreWhat.com The WashingtonPost.com reports that a Boeing Company subsidiary has flown “terrorism suspects,” accompanied by CIA agents, to “secret overseas locations.” The ACLU is suing a Boeing subsidiary on behalf of three “terrorism suspects,” no lawsuit…