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20 December 2000

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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20 December 2000 - Il Messaggero

L'Aquila - Polemics on Adelchi Serena / La Polemica su Adelchi Serena
Manfredo Rossi, a former Resistance fighter and son in law of the Fascist politician, says the attacks to the assumed pro-nazi position of Adelchi Serena are groundless. He was tried in Rome after WWII and acquitted, thanks also to the testimonials of former political enemies. Laywer Rossi also thanks the mayor of L'Aquila for his just decision.

20 December 2000 - Il Messaggero

Villa Santa Maria - A frontier marshal speaks from the altar / Un maresciallo di frontiera è salito anche sull'altare, by Lilli Mandara
Gregorio Destratis, 32, married with two children, marshal of the Carabinieri station for Villa Santa Maria, Montelapiano and Montebello, one Sunday morning rose to speak from the church altar to the elderly population to explain to them how to defend themselves from false social workers and other delinquents. With hundreds of young students in the Scuola Alberghiera, also drug problems in Villa Santa Maria are increasing.

20 December 2000 - Il Centro

San Salvo - Historical re-enactement / Corteo storico
On 20 december 1745, the precious urn of Cardinal Carafa with the bones of Saint Vitale entered triumphantly San Carlo square, in the light of a giant bonfire. The event was re-enacted yesterday by over 200 characters in costume.