Two words: Silvio Berlusconi. If it weren't for Silvio Berlusconi's intransigence, Lega leader, Matteo Salvini, and the leader of Italy's Five Star Movement, Luigi Di Maio, would have formed … [Read more...]
Posts on Italian current affairs.
Professor Calogero Pollino of Pavia University'sGenetics and Microbiology department revealed that experiments on chickens had an unusual side effect: chickens laying chocolate eggs. "We … [Read more...]
While it may not be apparent, 2018 is going to be an important year for Italy. In March, general elections are to be held. Nobody knows who might win but the leaders of the political pack … [Read more...]
Transparency International's Corruption Perception Index 2016 is out. Italy is one place higher than it was in 2015. It was in 61st place and in the 2016 CPI, Italy is in 60th place. This … [Read more...]
That Italy has a bit of a problem with corruption is well known. Transparency International ranked Italy in 61st place out of 168 nations in its 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index. The … [Read more...]