I'm starting to lose count of the number of Trump versus Berlusconi articles I've read. The number of articles seems virtually endless and they keep coming too. More often than not, these … [Read more...]
Posts on Italian current affairs.
'Out the old and in with the new' was the battle cry of Italy's unelected prime minister Matteo Renzi. However, letting go of Italy's past has proven much harder than perhaps Mr Renzi … [Read more...]
Seven years ago, I wrote about businesses in Palermo, Sicily that were refusing to pay 'pizzo' extortion money to the Sicilian mafia. How is the situation today? Well, to find out, I spoke … [Read more...]
It's like old Berlusconi times. Italy's prime minister of the moment, Matteo Renzi, is most unhappy that some of the nation's political chat shows are painting his management of Italy in a … [Read more...]
Italy's financial police have been digging into how public money in Italy is spent, as reported by Italian newspaper Il Corriere della Sera today. What they discovered is that substantial … [Read more...]