Swine Flu in Italy Update 2

There are now nine confirmed cases of swine flu in Italy, according to a press release made by the Italian Health Ministry today.

Swine Flu In Italy Update

The Italian health ministry is continuing to issue press releases to keep Italy up to date on the swine flu situation both in Italy, and around the world. This post is based on a press release made today.

Swine Flu Situation in Italy

For Italians, Mexico is quite a popular holiday destination. As a result of this popularity, the swine flu (‘febbre suina’ in Italian) outbreak which is sweeping Mexico at the moment, has garnered the attention of Italy’s media.

Why Is Italy Short of Cash?

On our way back from the mountains yesterday evening, we encountered more than a little traffic. Licence plates from just about everywhere in northern Italy were all over the motorway.

Mafia to the Left of Me, Mafia to the Right

I’ve been pondering this for quite a while, and my Italian other half has more than said as much. When you think about it, it is pretty obvious – the Mafia is divided politically. Well, in a sense.

Why Vote Berlusconi?

The word on the via (street) here is that Mr Berlusconi is quite likely to win the Italian general elections, which are coming up faster than a flashy Ferrari in your wing mirrors. However, if you work for Alitalia or one of the myriad of companies that feed off the collapsing Italian airline, you’ll probably […]