Tag: Republic of Italy

Rower Who Stopped In The BVI Gets An Audience With Pope Francis In Italy

ROAD TOWN, Tortola — Don Victor Mooney of Queens, New York was invited to attend Pope Francis General Audience on World AIDS Day this month. Mooney was joined by his family when he met his excellency.  On a fourth try he completed a transatlantic row from Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, a part of Spain’s Canary Islands […]

U.S. Virgin Islands Tourism Says ‘Buon Giorno’ To Italian Travelers

ROME — The Virgin Islands Department of Tourism took its marketing messages to Italy in anticipation of welcoming European visitors once again this November. “Italy is one of a select group of international markets in which the territory will strategically focus its marketing activities in the coming weeks and months,” V.I. Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte […]

Bodies Of Man And His Slave Unearthed From Ashes At Pompeii

ROME — The skeletal remains of what are believed to have been a rich man and his male slave fleeing the volcanic eruption of Vesuvius nearly 2,000 years ago have been discovered in Pompeii, officials at the archaeological park said Saturday. The partial skeletons were found during excavation of an elegant villa on the outskirts […]

Trump Wants To Send More PPE To Italy … Country Most Responsible For Spread of COVID-19 To America

WASHINGTON — The United States got more “index cases” of COVID-19 from Europe, specifically Italy, which spread the coronavirus to 13 states and Puerto Rico — than it did from China, according to The Intercept. But President Donald Trump’s strategy was to keep the Chinese out of America — to the exclusion of Europe. He […]