Latest Calabria Stories

2014-10-16 08:31:55

The remarkable Mediterranean citrus extract, made only from fruit grown in Reggio Calabria, holds enormous promise for heart, brain, and liver health while providing unique blood sugar and metabolic

2011-06-14 04:09:00

IRVINE, Calif., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the angel investment network known for its mentoring and development of entrepreneurial companies in Southern California, today announced it will extend its mentoring and educational capabilities to entrepreneurs in Southern Italy through a partnership with Italian-American non-profit organization Bridges to Italy.

2010-06-30 07:15:00

NAPA, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- In his sequel to Calabrian Tales, the historical fiction about the paternal side of his family, Peter Chiarella comes forth with an account of his maternal relatives, the Zinzi family from southernmost Italy, in Out of Calabria (published by Trafford Publishing). Reminiscent of Melania Mazzucco's VITA and Upton Sinclair's The Jungle, Out of Calabria spans the period from 1860 - 1920, set first in Calabria in the southernmost region of mainland Italy and...

2009-07-25 12:35:39

The governor of Italy's Calabria region says German director Wim Wenders has plans to shoot a 3-D film about the region's recent history of immigration. Calabria Gov. Agazio Loiero said Friday that Wenders will begin filming The Flight in Scilla, Italy, on Sept.

2008-03-13 18:00:00

By : MICHELLE O'KEEFE FIVE-STAR Jewel of the Sea Phase II is the successor to the highly popular Jewel of the Sea development in Brancaleone, Calabria.

2007-01-15 18:01:35

ROME - A container ship and a commuter hydrofoil collided near the entrance to the Sicilian port of Messina on Monday evening, killing two people and injuring dozens, including three people trapped in the wreckage, officials said.

2005-10-16 16:15:24

By Rachel Sanderson ROME (Reuters) - Masked gunmen believed to be Mafiosi shot dead a senior southern Italian politician as he was leaving a polling station on Sunday in the worst killing of its kind in the region in 16 years.

Latest Calabria Reference Libraries

Tyrrhenian Sea
2013-04-18 22:17:09

The Tyrrhenian Sea is a portion of the Mediterranean Sea off of the western coast of Italy. This sea is bordered by Corsica and Sardinia to the west, Tuscany, Campania, Basilicata, Calabria, and Lazio towards the east, and Sicily towards the south. The maximum depth of the Tyrrhenian Sea is 12,418 feet. It is located near where the African and European tectonic plates meet; therefore mountain chains and active volcanoes for example, Mount Marsili, are found. The eight Aeolian Islands...

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Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.