Messina

Ballottaggi: volano Lega e centrodestra, crolla il Pd anche nelle roccaforti rosse

Ballottaggi: volano Lega e centrodestra, crolla il Pd anche nelle roccaforti rosse

Per il secondo turno delle Comunali 2018 ha votato meno del 48 per cento degli elettori. M5S conquista Avellino e Imola ma perde Ragusa. Le liste...
One woman reconnects with her roots in Sicily.

You, Me & Sicily: Returning to Sicily!

Millions of Sicilians and Italians left for the "promised land" at the end of the 19th and beginning of 20th century. Today many have a yearning to...
Angela Cannistraci, newly minted MBA graduate of Boston College, a Jesuit institution and her dad, Anthony Cannistraci, an alumni of the University of San Francisco, were delighted to learn that it was on the Italian island of Sicily, province of Messina, where both have their “roots”, that the first Jesuit school in the world, was opened in 1548

Jesuits: creating educational institutions for over 450 years

Dear Readers, In June, the month we celebrate Grads and Dads, I want to offer my heartfelt congratulations and best wishes to newly minted, MBA...
Sicilian stewed octopus

Polpo in Umido alla Siciliana (Sicilian Stewed Octopus)

It would be difficult to overstate how important seafood culture is to Sicily. On a brief trip there from Calabria in 2007, my family and I...
An accomplished military leader, Spartacus,  led a major slave rebellion against the Roman Republic in the 1st century BC.

Slavery in Ancient Rome (Part two)

For the next 27 years, slave uprisings seemed to be a thing of the past. During this time, however, gladiator games had become one of the more...

Sicilian Liquid Gold

Olive oil has been used for various purposes for thousands of years. We'll take you to one of the oldest, award winning family run olive oil...