Ambassador Magazine - Vol. 20, No.3

In this issue...
  • From the NIAF Chairman

    During times of hardship, we often find our greatest strength. Such has been the case with the recent April earthquake in Abruzzo, which left 300 dead and many more homeless….

  • Lettere

    Tale of member’s quest for Italian citizenship inspires readers…

  • In Brief

    A short look at what’s going on in the Italian American community across the country.

  • Production Line

    From fruit to furniture, Italian products add style and innovation to any activity.

    By Beatrice Santacroce

  • Grants: Emigrant Nation

    With the help of a NIAF grant, professor Mark Choate examines how Italy responded to mass emigration during the 19th and 20th centuries and finds that the glass was not always half empty…

    By Monica Soladay

  • The Italian Job

    Proof that knowledge of the Italian language can help you get ahead.

    By Beatrice Santacroce

  • Under the Italian Sun

    Buying Italian real estate in today’s market…

    By Laura Powell/Contributing work by Giandomenico DeTullio

  • Ciao Italia: Going Verde

    It seems there is renewed focus on going green: even First Lady Michelle Obama recently broke ground at the White House for a vegetable garden.

    By Mary Ann Esposito

  • Mineral water tariff no longer on tap

    Plan to order acqua minerale during your next meal out at an Italian restaurant?

    By Monica Soladay
  • On Film: The Last Emperor

    A reviewer finds new Valentino documentary to be lacking depth, but oh, the gowns…

    By Maria Garcia

  • Voices From the Earthquake

    When an earthquake struck the town of L’Aquila in Abruzzo, Italy, on April 6, residents of both the United States and Italy scrambled to find loved ones. Ambassador shares two of their stories.

    By Monica Soladay

  • Travel: Italians in Buenos Aires

    A travel writer makes his home in Argentina and learns that few places in the world outside Italy will make you feel so at home.

    Text and photos by Michael Luongo

  • Crossword: Italian Words Used in the English Language

    By Leon Radomile

  • Note from Italy: Stricken Abruzzo teaches Italy a valuable lesson

    This “Note from Italy” could only be about the April earthquake in Abruzzo, which resulted in almost 300 deaths…

    By Dr. Francesco Nicotra

  • In Italy: Verona offers landmark chance to say “I Do”

    The Italian city of Verona is attracting couples from all over the world to tie the knot on the famed balcony from which William Shakespeare’s heroine is thought to have summoned her Romeo.

    By Monica Soladay

  • In Italy: Anonymous tourists return Colosseum piece to Rome

    Two American tourists anonymously returned a piece of the Colosseum they chipped off 25 years ago as a souvenir.

    By Monica Soladay

  • NIAF News Vol. 25 No. 1

    Unveiling the new NIAF News – streamlined and conveniently packaged within Ambassador magazine so that readers can find all their important NIAF information in one place.

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