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1 December 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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1 December 1999 - Il Messaggero

The conference of Abruzzese in the World - Abruzzese abroad, an example to follow / Gli abruzzesi all'estero, un esempio da seguire - by President Antonio Falconio
«With affection and great esteem our region welcomes the representatives of our communities in Europe, America and Oceania, here today for the Regional Conference of the Abruzzese in the World. Affection for out brotherly ties to those of us who facing hardship and injustice in our land left in search of freedom. Esteem for the courage and strength they showed in their new lands which saw them rise to remarkable achievements. When the last of them had left, our region began to come out of underdevelopment» (more follows).

1 December 1999 - Il Messaggero

The conference of Abruzzese in the World - a major representation from Canada and Switzerland, but also from South America and Australia - An appointement not to be missed / Da Canada e Svizzera il maggior numero di delegati - Numerosi anche i rappresentanti delle comunità sudamericane e australiane. Un appuntamento cui nessuno vuol mancare - by Remo Quadri
The articles lists the members of the Conference presidency. Other guests 59 delegates from the Associations, 44 women and 40 youths, who were offered the trip by the Region. The very large Canadian community is listed with all its members.

1 December 1999 - Il Messaggero

The Conference of Abruzzese in the World - The Agenda / Il Programma
Opening today at 10, in the Sala Michetti, Palazzo dell'Emiciclo) with the speeches from the authorities. At 15.30 the first conference of Abruzzese Women Emigrants, which will continue proceedings tomorrow with the following agenda: the history of first and second generation women emigrants, politics for equal opportunities, language learning and double citizenship. Agenda for Friday: social, cultural and educational aspects in the different realities. The agenda for saturday: six workgroups on a new law in favour of the Abruzzese in the world; welfare; emigration in the development of Abruzzo and host countries; culture and information; a new role for associations; the importance of universities and schools.

1 December 1999 - Il Messaggero

Archeology - In spring excavations in the area of ancient Forcona / A primavera via agli scavi nella zona di Forcona - by Antonio Di Muzio
Forcona, in the area of Civita di Bagno, rose on the border line between Vestini and Sabini. The area shows remains of a thermal building and a temple to fertility goddess Feronia, dating back to the 2nd - 3rd century B.C. Archeologist Tuteri asked the mayor of L'Aquila help in the establishment of an absolutely necessary archeological museum in the city.

1 December 1999 - Il Messaggero

Vissani praises Teraman cuisine / Vissani elogia la cucina teramana
The Provincial chamber was full for the meeting on Teramo cuisine, with the presence of Gianfranco Vissani, the cook of the Florence Summit ten days ago. Vissani said Abruzzese cooks are well known all over the world. In the agenda also tasting of typical products and a dinner with "bruschette con salsiccia e ventricina", "scrippelle 'mbusse", "tacconelle alle erbe del Gran Sasso", "ravioli alla teramana", "tacchino alla canzanese", etc.

1 December 1999 - Il Centro

PESCARA - An educational centre in the Museo delle Genti d'Abruzzo / Un centro didattico nel Museo - La Fondazione Genti d'Abruzzo apre due nuove aule
Two new chambers in the locals of the Bagno Borbonico, via delle Caserme, thanks to a private donation by the Barberini family. In the last three years the Museum has greatly increased its educational activities also with the help of the Archeoclub.

1 December 1999 - Il Centro

MONTESILVANO - School, politics and poetry - Farewell to the "Professor" / Scuola, politica e poesia - L'ultimo saluto al «Professore»
Carlo Minnucci stepped out quietly leaving his will in his last poem, «L'Usignolo» which was read on Monday morning after the funeral at Sant'Antonio's. Three degrees, a life spent to teach young minds what life is. A political role that showed always his honesty, always refusing any extra advantage for himself or his family. A writer and a poet, in 1978 he foresaw the Fall of Berlin's wall. In his honor the family will establish from next year a poetry prize for young students.

1 December 1999 - Il Centro

LORETO APRUTINO - A Roman villa and ancient tombs found in contrada Fiorano / Scoperta una villa romana - In contrada Fiorano trovate anche delle tombe antiche - by Piergiacomo Cardone
After the finding of a Roman villa of the 2nd century A.D. now walls and tombs have been found by farmer Vinicio Di Pasquale while ploughing his fields. He informed the archeological authority which immediately realized the importance of the area, which hides it seems a whole village.