Italian Troubles: Political Crisis and Earthquakes

Miracles do happen. At least six people, including four children were pulled from the wreckage. I am really so happy to have just read this article that I am posting here:


The scream by Norwegian painter Edvard Munch is such a powerful image that I like to post when something truly shocks, saddens or upsets me. I’m not even talking about the US elections here for I have decided not to write about them on this blog. Yet since I write so much about Italy, a country I consider my second home, I have decided that I can write about other parts of Italy and Italian culture and life that matter to me. For many years I was a political and economic journalist in Italy in the 1990s. Much has changed but much sadly remains the same, just different people running the show.


This is my first post on the topic and today I want to write about the terrible situation in Central Italy as a result of the recent earthquakes and the avalanche that followed and collapsed a hotel in…

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One comment

  1. It’s unfortunate Italy has been in the news so much lately for such terrible reasons. These articles are so important to share with others to educate and in hopes we can assist in our own ways.

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