Marymount - International School Rome
Marymount - International School Rome
Marymount - International School Rome
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Mixed marriages in Italy have increased ten times over in the last 15 years, according to news agency Ansa. Figures from the national statistics agency Istat revealed that there were 600,000 weddings between Italians and...
Foreign babies in Rome. One in ten babies born in Rome have foreign parents, according to a study by La Sapienza University commissioned by city authorities. Around 2,600 babies of the 26,000 born in the capital in 2004...
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Italy hosts more than three million immigrants which comprise over 5 per cent of the country's population, according to the annual report recently released by Caritas, a Catholic relief, development and social service or...
The government has approved a measure that will halve the time from ten to five years needed for foreigners to obtain citizenship. It is predicted that this will affect 3 million legal immigrants, 30 per cent of whom h...
Making it easier for immigrants to obtain Italian citizenship is one of the new governments priorities. The minister of the interior Giuliano Amato has promised a reform of the present laws, and government officials have...
According to statistics published by Caritas the Catholic relief organisation there were over 3 million legal immigrants living in Italy at the end of 2005 (compared to 2.786.340 in 2004). This figure includes the 180,...
The Italian government is proposing to re-open the quoti flussi a controlled legalisation system for immigrants from countries outside the European Union. The quota is set annually for immigrants who are living illegally...
Muslims in Lazio prisons will now be provided with assistance and spiritual comfort from Muslim clerics and volunteers, thanks to an agreement signed between the regions prison administration and Romes Islamic centre. T...
Italys immigrants are beginning to establish themselves financially in the country, opening bank accounts and even owning houses, according to the socio-economic research institute Censis. A survey of 800 immigrants reve...
The minister of the interior, Giuseppe Pisan has had a second meeting with the 16-member nationwide Islamic committee set up to assist the integration of Muslims in Italy. At the meeting on 7 March the committee condemne...
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Entries are invited for a writing competition aimed at adult immigrants living in Rome. Entitled La mia vita a Roma, it offers immigrants the opportunity to write unedited about their relationship with the city. Applicat...
An information desk has opened at the immigration offices in Via Teofilo Patini in the Tor Cervara area of the city. It is designed to help any immigrants going home for the Christmas holidays who need information, regar...
Hundreds of Chinese Buddhists from all over Europe were in Rome on 6 November for the opening of the first Chinese Buddhist temple in Europe in Via Ferruccio 8, near the Piazza Vittorio in the Esquilino area of the city....
A collection is taking place of mens jackets, shoes, hats and gloves for distribution to the homeless around the area of Stazione Ostiense in Rome. Anyone wishing to contribute second-hand clothes (only the items stipula...
The estimated number of foreigners officially registered in Italy doubled between the years 2000 to 2004 and now stands at nearly 2.8 million, according to the latest figures from Caritas-Migrantes. The Rome diocese-base...
The finances of Lazios public health service are close to 2 billion in the red. Back in May, shortly after his election, regional president Piero Marrazzo raised concerns about the hole in the budget for the azienda sani...
Between 1991 and 2002, the number of foreigners paying into INPS (Istituto Nazionale della Previdenza Sociale), Italys state-run pensions scheme, rose from some 209,000 to over 1.4 million individuals. The figures, from...
There are food festivals all over Italy for those who have a fat pocketbook and a passion for truffles. The national white truffle festival will run until 6 November in Alba, Italys most famous town for truffles. A truf...
Figures released by ISTAT, the Italian national statistics institute, on the eve of the opening of the international book fair in Frankfurt, show that in 2004 there was a drop in the number of publishing houses in Italy...
With the opening-up of the telephone information service to competition, the number 12, which was once the only service available, has been replaced with a series of numbers offered by the various telephone networks, bot...
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