Day: 12 February 2021

English Politics

Draghi Government: the ministers

ROME – Eight technicians and fifteen politicians with some confirmations: the Draghi government is ready. The prime minister in charge went up to Colle to dissolve the reserve and submit the list of ministers to the

 

President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, who approved it, signing the appointment decrees: the oath is scheduled for Saturday 13 February at 12am. Fifteen, therefore, the political ministers: 4 from the M5S, 3 from FI, 3 from the Pd, 3 from the Lega, 1 for Italia Viva and 1 for Leu. But let’s see who is on the government team.
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Italian Politics

Governo Draghi,
ecco chi sono i ministri

ROMA – Otto tecnici e quindici politici con alcune riconferme: il Governo Draghi è pronto. Il premier incaricato è salito al Colle per sciogliere la riserva e sottoporre la lista dei ministri al presidente della Repubblica, Sergio Mattarella, che l’ha approvata, firmando i decreti di nomina: il giuramento è previsto per sabato 13 febbraio alle ore 12.. Quindici, dunque, i ministri politici: 4 del M5S, 3 di FI, 3 del Pd, 3 della Lega, 1 per Italia Viva e 1 per Leu. Ma vediamo chi fa parte della squadra di governo.
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Covid-19 Updates

Update of the Covid-19 Landscape

Globally, there have been over 107 million confirmed cases of Covid-19 according to Johns Hopkins University data.  Since the start of the pandemic, over 80 million have recovered and more than 2.3 million fatalities were attributable to the virus.

Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of February 12 2021, at 10:30am (EST).

English News Updates

Covid vaccine: testing on children
6-9 years, cases are increasing

Pfizer and Moderna have started testing their vaccines on children from 12 years of age and hope to have the results of the trial by the summer: according to New York Times (read here: Covid Vaccines for Kids Are Coming, but Not for Many Months), the two pharmaceutical companies could later start testing on children even younger. Johnson & Johnson, Novavax, and AstraZeneca also have similar projects, but they are at a less advanced stage than Pfizer and Moderna. (more…)

Italian Sport

Il derby azzurro lo vince Fognini, ma finisce in rissa

MELBOURNE – E ci risiamo. Che Fabio Fognini fosse un tennista di grande talento, ma avversato da un carattere quantomeno difficile, che lo ha spesso penalizzato proprio sul campo, lo sapevamo. Pensavamo che la paternità condivisa con l’altrettanto talentuosa ex giocatrice azzurra, Flavia Pennetta – con i loro due bimbi, Federico nato nel 2017 e Farah di poco più di un anno d’età – lo avessero un tantino calmato. Macché! (more…)

English Show Biz

Emigrate, Yesterday and Today: a docu-film by Alessia Bottone

VERONA – What was Dad looking at, from the window? What was he thinking about? Perhaps to his Naples left many years earlier for the “deep” North? To answer these (and many other) questions, the young Italian director, screenwriter, and journalist from Verona Alessia Bottone (in the pic below) – with several short films, books, […]  Corriere >>>


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