26 October 1999

The summaries in English were extracted from complete articles published on Il Centro - Quotidiano d'Abruzzo and Il Messaggero - Abruzzo edition.

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26 October 1999 - Il Messaggero

Working with Nobel-awarded »Médécins sans frontières» some Abruzzese doctors volunteer among the poorest in Africa and Albania / Dottori della nostra regione prestano la loro preziosa opera da volontari - Un mondo d'amore - Due abruzzesi curano i poveri d'Africa e Albania - by Sergio D'Agostino
Giuseppe Ricci, 70-year-old ematologist from pescara, for three months every year goes to Mozambico. Since 1997, after a pilgrimage to Fatima, he felt he just had to do that, after a successful career. His first patients there: 170 children who had never seen a doctor in their lives. Another doctor, Carlo D'Angelo, a geriatric specialist, for six years now spends his vacations in Albania. He sometimes in his technologic hospital in Italy wonders about the justice of using so many resources just to lengthen the life of an eighty-year-old while in Albania they are needed for a child to survive.

26 October 1999 - Il Messaggero

Tiziano and Vanessa in Burundi / La scelta di Tiziano e Vanessa
Since July 1997 Tiziano La Rovere and Vanessa Zugaro have been working with the Ryarusera mission in Burundi. La Rovere abandoned his job as province counsellor for teaching a job to Burundi youths and starting an agricultural cooperative. The two Abruzzese, together with Lucio Pavone, an architect from Atri opened a maternity ward in the local hospital. Antonio Natarelli, Vice-President of the Doctors' Order in Pescara, is due in November for Somalia to perform surgerical operations.

26 October 1999 - Il Centro

GIULIANOVA - A book on the origins of the historical centre / Un libro sulle origini del centro storico - Secondo la ricerca il progettista fu Francesco di Giorgio Martini
Giuliese historian Mario Montebello says that renaissance architect Francesco di Giorgio Martini, born in Siena in 1439 and world-famous for his projects for the Montefeltro Dukes in Marches, is the author of the urban plan for Giulianova Alta.

26 October 1999 - Il Centro

CARAMANICO - First business with Canada - a delegation from Ontario is here to establish a common trade and tourism project / Primi affari con il Canada - Incontro con una delegazione dell'Ontario - L'obiettivo è assicurare scambi commerciali - Accordi anche sul turismo - by Enza Inverso
Canadians led by Ontario-Abruzzo President Alberto Di Giovanni met the trade and tourism operators of Pescara and Chieti on Sunday in the seat of the Comunità Montana della Maiella e del Morrone. Also present 14 youths who have been to Canada on a school project. Donato Di Matteo, president of the Comunità Montana, announced an exposition of Abruzzo crafts will be held in the "Columbus Centre", Toronto in the year 2000.