The Ambassador of Italy Armando Varricchio participated today in a discussion organized by the Atlantic Council on post-Covid-19 scenarios. In addition to the coordinator of the White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Deborah Birx, the Ambassadors of the ten leading democracies in the world (so-called D-10 *) joined the discussion. For the fir...

A brief introduction:  my name is Paolo and I am a realtor in the US (Maryland and DC). I also bought a property by financing it in Bolsena,  Italy and a know a thing or two about mortgages. When I applied for the mortgage (2007), lending regulations where pretty relaxed, but that is not the case anymore. However right now, after the pandemic,  you...

Here at We the Italians we’ve been thinking that science and research are two fundamental and very delicate aspects of our lives way before the covid-19 virus hit the whole world: here at We the Italians we believe that science and research are extremely serious and complicated things, that require studies, talent and sweat, and we are therefore gr...

L’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington, la rete diplomatico-consolare e quella degli Istituti Italiani di Cultura e degli Uffici ICE negli Stati Uniti si sono adattate rapidamente al mutato scenario creato dalla pandemia Covid-19. Facendo leva su buone prassi già stabilite e su processi di innovazione opportunamente avviati negli anni recenti, si è imp...

Restaurants in Washington, D.C., have faced a slew of recent challenges, stemming from the COVID-19 crisis and demonstrations sparked by the death of George Floyd. But chef-restaurateur Nicholas Stefanelli and his Creative Food Group (CFG) are carrying on and adding new locations to a portfolio that includes Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellen...

House Democrats are poised to approve Washington, D.C., becoming the nation's 51st state in a historic vote scheduled for Friday. Washington the 'District of Columbia' would be no longer, the bill's language says, as the new state would be referred to as 'Washington, Douglass Commonwealth' - swapping out Italian explorer Christopher Columbus for Ma...

Today, the Italian Embassy in Washington organised a second virtual meeting with the main Italian companies’ top management for investment and turnover operating in the US. The meeting, chaired by Ambassador Varricchio and organised by the Economic-Commercial Bureau of the Embassy with the participation of the coordinator at ICE Bureaus in the US a...

On the occasion of Pride Month - Capital Pride (4-15 June 2020), the Embassy of Italy, together with those of Argentina, Canada, Denmark, France, Finland, Germany, Israel, Mexico, Norway, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, with the participation of the State Department and the Digital Diplomacy Coalition (DDC) group, l...

Pino Cicala would have been 93 years old today, June 12, 2020. His passing three years ago left a void in our Italian American community. To keep his legacy alive, we announce today that Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center, Inc. (CISC), will name its archives and virtual collection in memory of Pino Cicala. The Pino Cicala Archives and Virtual Colle...

This year Federico Fellini would have turned 100! To celebrate the anniversary of his birth, we honor the Italian Maestro with a webinar featuring Caterina D’Amico, former Dean of the Centro di Cinematografia Sperimentale in Rome and founding member of the Zeffirelli Foundation in Florence.  Federico Fellini, probably the world’s most famous Italia...