Italian News Roundup late-April 2009

As usual, there is plenty going on in Italy at the moment. This is just a brief summary of some of the stories which have caught my little eye over the last couple of weeks or so.

Help Abruzzo

This week’s images of Italy is devoted to the corageous people of Abruzzo – the Italian region which has suffered great loss of life and damage after the earthquake.

List of the Deceased, Abruzzo Earthquake, Italy

It is still not clear how many victims the recent earthquake which hit the Italian city of L’Aqulia and the surrounding area in Abruzzo will claim, however some of the comments left on another of my posts on this tragedy left me thinking that a list of the deceased might be useful.

L’Aqulia, Abruzzo Earthquake News

As time passes, and further aftershocks continue to jolt the earthquake struck region of Abruzzo in Italy, more related news is emerging. Not all of it is pleasant either.

Earthquake L’Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy

It hit at around 3 in the morning and left death and destruction in its wake. Thousands have lost their homes, over 150 have lost their lives and some 250 are still unaccounted for.