Tag Archives: Italy

How Mario Draghi Made Italy a Power Player in Europe

How Mario Draghi Made Italy a Power Player in Europe

How Mario Draghi Made Italy a Power Player in Europe How Mario Draghi Made Italy a Power Player in Europe ROME — The European Union was stumbling through a Covid-19 vaccine rollout marred by shortages and logistical bungling in late March when Mario Draghi took matters into his own hands. The new Italian prime minister seized a shipment of vaccines …

Read More »

Italy Bans Cruise Liners From Venetian Lagoon, With a Catch

Italy Bans Cruise Liners From Venetian Lagoon, With a Catch

Italy Bans Cruise Liners From Venetian Lagoon, With a Catch Italy Bans Cruise Liners From Venetian Lagoon, With a Catch ROME — The coronavirus pandemic has kept most cruise ships docked. But the Italian government ruled this week that even when voyages resume, gigantic cruisers will no longer be permitted to pass Venice’s St. Mark’s Square and must find berthing …

Read More »

Italy Pushes Back as Health Care Workers Shun Covid Vaccines

Italy Pushes Back as Health Care Workers Shun Covid Vaccines

Italy Pushes Back as Health Care Workers Shun Covid Vaccines Italy Pushes Back as Health Care Workers Shun Covid Vaccines ROME — Giulio Macciò tested negative for the coronavirus and spent weeks receiving treatment for emphysema in a sealed-off hospital under the care of doctors and lung specialists — and a nurse who had refused to be vaccinated. On March 11, …

Read More »

Cache of 29 Million AstraZeneca Doses in Italy Raises E.U. Suspicions

Cache of 29 Million AstraZeneca Doses in Italy Raises E.U. Suspicions

Cache of 29 Million AstraZeneca Doses in Italy Raises E.U. Suspicions Cache of 29 Million AstraZeneca Doses in Italy Raises E.U. Suspicions BRUSSELS — A stockpile of 29 million doses of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine that were found languishing in a facility in Italy became the new flash point on Wednesday in the conflict between the pharmaceutical company and the European …

Read More »

Covid-19 Live Updates: Mississippi Opens Vaccine Eligibility, Italy Lockdown and More

Covid-19 Live Updates: Mississippi Opens Vaccine Eligibility, Italy Lockdown and More Covid-19 Live Updates: Mississippi Opens Vaccine Eligibility, Italy Lockdown and More Here’s what you need to know: Peter Krage, 54, a gerontological nurse, getting his first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine in Rostock, Germany, last month.Credit…Lena Mucha for The New York Times Germany, France and Italy temporarily suspended the …

Read More »

Italy Heads Into Another Lockdown

Italy Heads Into Another Lockdown

Italy Heads Into Another Lockdown Italy Heads Into Another Lockdown Italians enjoyed the last weekend outdoors before three-quarters of the population goes into a strict lockdown on Monday, when the government puts in place restrictive measures to fight the rise in coronavirus infections. A more contagious variant first identified in Britain, combined with a slow vaccine rollout, led to a …

Read More »

Desperate Italy Blocks Exports of Vaccines Bound for Australia

Desperate Italy Blocks Exports of Vaccines Bound for Australia

Desperate Italy Blocks Exports of Vaccines Bound for Australia Desperate Italy Blocks Exports of Vaccines Bound for Australia Nevertheless, European governments have been scrambling for more doses. Some have gone ahead without the E.U. and procured Russian and Chinese vaccines; others are eyeing doses sold in a black, or at least gray, market. The European Union has some additional leverage …

Read More »

House Hunting in Italy: A Tower North of Milan, South of $1 Million

House Hunting in Italy: A Tower North of Milan, South of $1 Million

House Hunting in Italy: A Tower North of Milan, South of $1 Million House Hunting in Italy: A Tower North of Milan, South of $1 Million A Six-Bedroom House With 18th-Century Style in Italy $905,000 (750,000 EUROS) This six-bedroom home is in Cavallirio, a small town in the hills of Novara province, in the Piedmont region of northwest Italy. Located …

Read More »

Italy Mourns an Ambassador and His Bodyguard, Killed in Congo

Italy Mourns an Ambassador and His Bodyguard, Killed in Congo

Italy Mourns an Ambassador and His Bodyguard, Killed in Congo Italy Mourns an Ambassador and His Bodyguard, Killed in Congo Italians on Tuesday mourned the death of Luca Attanasio, the Italian ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo, who was killed in an ambush with his bodyguard and their driver while taking part in a humanitarian convoy with the World …

Read More »

Mario Draghi Wins Support to Form Government in Italy

Mario Draghi Wins Support to Form Government in Italy

Mario Draghi Wins Support to Form Government in Italy Mario Draghi Wins Support to Form Government in Italy Mario Draghi, a respected economist who once headed the European Central Bank, gathered enough support on Friday to form a national unity government with wide support in Parliament in hopes of leading the country out of the coronavirus crisis and the economic …

Read More »