Really, Italy voted 'No' to Prime Minister Matteo Renzi - resignation pending. The final result of yesterday's referendum on proposed constitutional changes was 59.11% of votes being cast to … [Read more...]
Posts on Italian current affairs.
The upcoming Italian referendum is causing considerable kerfuffle here in Italy. The voices of the for and against factions are growing ever louder as the December date of the constitutional … [Read more...]
While it may not be immediately obvious, the victory of Donald Trump in the USA's presidential elections is likely to affect Italy. As you may know, on December 4th, 2016, Italy is … [Read more...]
UPDATE: 30 October, 2016 - Another strong earthquake, magnitude of on 6.5 Mw scale, hit the same area today. Aftershocks, some over 4.o (ML - Richter scale) in magnitude, are … [Read more...]
2017: Elections in Germany with Angela Merkel likely to suffer reduced support even if re-elected. Elections in France with Francois Hollande not expected to be returned. The right on the … [Read more...]
Maybe the time has come for Italy to get rid of its expert politicians. After all, the track record of these self-proclaimed expert Italian politicians is not exactly brilliant. Far from it, … [Read more...]
Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is in big trouble. After transforming an upcoming referendum - date still unknown - into a pro or anti Renzi vote, he's discovered that not as many people … [Read more...]