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· April, 2012

Stories about Italy from April, 2012

25 April 2012

Italy: Rome Celebrates its 2,765th Anniversary

On April 21, Romans celebrated the 2,765th anniversary of their city. Bloggers weigh in on the celebrations and the meaning of the milestone for the Eternal City.

24 April 2012

Italy: Tragic Death of Piermario Morosini Shocks the Soccer World

Since April 14, Italian radio stations, Twitter, Facebook, as well as blogs from across the world have been discussing the sudden, on-field death Piermario Morosini, a 25-year-old soccer player, who...

14 April 2012

Remembering Murdered Activist, Vittorio Arrigoni

A year after the killing in Gaza of the International Solidarity Movement activist, Vittorio Arrigoni, events are planned in cities throughout Italy, Europe, Palestine and the world. Citizens of the...

13 April 2012

Italy: Netizens Ponder the April 2009 L'Aquila Earthquake

In the third anniversary of the tragic event, citizens came together in the streets and online, creating web-pages, posts and Twitter hashtags to share memories, comments and broader hope for...