Coronavirus, Meningitis Tell Us Without Borders We Die

While all the attention is on Coronavirus, soon, specifically Friday 24 April, is World Meningitis Day 2020. Meningitis is a disease of generally infectious origin. Meningitis Risk from African Migration to Italy Italian doctor Alessandro Meluzzi, while speaking on the topic of coronavirus, also said: I want to remind everyone present of something that nobody [...]
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Italy: How a Coronavirus Crisis Became a Disaster

Now that Italy has become the second country in the world after only China for number of Coronavirus cases, its number of confirmed infections has almost doubled in a couple of days from 5,061 on Saturday 7 March to 9,172 on Monday 9 March, and the whole country has been placed under lockdown, more than […]

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Coronavirus Exposes Open Ports to Africa Danger

This is our second post on the subject, here’s the first on Coronavirus and Italy. Italian physician and psychiatrist Alessandro Meluzzi rightly described as paradoxical Italy’s current policy of “closed schools and open ports”, letting in migrants at such a time of emergency for Coronavirus (whose official name, which initially and temporarily was 2019-nCoV, is […]

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Italy: Racism Fear Stops Coronavirus Vital Quarantine

Italy is now the third country in the world for the number of infections caused by Coronavirus, after China and South Korea. I know that, for the blog of a travel website like this, talking about the spread of a disease – although we still don’t know what’s going to happen either in Italy or […]

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“Trump Defends National Identity, An Example for Italy”

“Trump and his defence of national identity should be a model for Italy”. These were the words of the Italian politician Giorgia Meloni, who was in Washington to participate as a guest in the traditional National Prayer Breakfast, a series of meetings to convene and pray together held every year, organised on behalf of members […]

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Greta Apocalypse Costume & Cosplay as Dorothy, Viareggio Carnival

Updated: December 15, 2020. The world’s most famous and most gigantic allegorical floats paraded for six times from 1 to 25 February on the seafront esplanade for the Carnival of Viareggio, seaside resort on Tuscany’s northern coast, in Italy, as they’ve been doing every year for over 140 years. Greta Apocalypse Costume and Cosplay This […]

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“Young People, Don’t Emigrate” Say African Bishops

“Young people, stay at home” is what the Archbishop of Addis Ababa, the capital and largest city of Ethiopia, in Eastern Africa, has told his country’s youth, exhorting them not to emigrate to Europe. Cardinal Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel is only the last of a long list of African Catholic Bishops and Cardinals to have warned […]

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The Two Popes Film: Much Fiction, Little Truth & History

During the Christmas holidays I watched the film The Two Popes, directed by Fernando Meirelles, recently released by Netflix. It is based on the 2017 play The Pope by Anthony McCarten, in which he imagined conversations that never occurred between Pope Francis when he was still Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio and Pope Benedict XVI, and […]

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