November 21, 2014
ROME – Dr Sarah Al Rakayan outlined Kuwait’s plans to combat an ever-changing food culture at a panel at FAO’s international conference on nutrition this week.
November 20, 2014
ROME – Pope Francis lashed out Thursday at what he said were the “market priorities” and the “primacy of profit” hindering the struggle against hunger and denutrition among the world’s poor.
ROME – Prime Minister Renzi has denounced the choice of Italy’s two biggest trade unions, the CGIL and UIL, to stage a strike on Dec 12 against the Jobs Act labor reform.
November 19, 2014
ROME - May 2013 – Roadworks in Via Bruno Bruni blow vapour from the burning asphalt, in front of me walks a slender mulatta wearing a summer dress.
November 18, 2014
TURIN - “Too much too soon” was the verdict of the WWF after a ten day conference held in Genoa by ICCAT (International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas) concluded yesterday.
November 17, 2014
ROME - A New Yorker who graduated in political science, Sari Gilbert seemed headed for academia but in1972 a research grant brought her to Rome and a career with The Washington Post and Newsweek.
November 11, 2014
SIENA - "It's right back there," the guide is pointing through a pane of glass behind a side altar in the Basilica Cateriniana di San Domenico in Siena.
November 8, 2014
ROME – FAO Latin America Chief Forestry officer Jorge Meza evidently has disregarded the director general’s ban on croneyism, adjudicating a long term consultancy to girlfriend Maria Mercedes Proañ
November 5, 2014
ROME – The Dutch Ambassador to the FAO, Gerda Verburg, is considering running as a candidate for election as Director General of the UN agency, diplomatic sources said Thursday.
ROME- The Turkish Ambassador to Italy, H.E. Aydin A.Sezgin, played host to hundreds of guests at a glittering reception to mark Turkey’s national Day.
LONDON - The renowned Frescobaldi family of Florence has opened its first international restaurant in Mayfair.
ROME- Mayor Ignazio Marino is fighting calls for him to resign amid a parking fines scandal, anti-immigration riots in the suburbs and a Democratic Party ‘diktat’ ultimatum.
ROME – The annual Rome Jazz festival is once again in full swing and English magazine Romeing are offering free tickets to its lucky competition winners.
LONDON – British student Serena Bowes, 21, may be tried in absentia after refusing to return to Florence to face allegations that she fabricated an accusation of rape on a college trip to Tuscany.
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