28 February 2001

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28 February 2001 - Il Messaggero

President Pace to Australia / Pace in Australia
An official delegation from the Region will be in Australia from 2 to 10 March. Many appointments with the local Abruzzese associations, united in a Federation, Faada, president Remo Guardiani and based in Epping, Melbourne.

28 February 2001 - Il Messaggero

Francavilla - 199 years in two / Hanno 199 anni in due
Rocco Mangifesta, 100 years old tomorrow, and wife Maria Paolini, who turned 99 last january, were married in 1927.

28 February 2001 - Il Messaggero

L'Aquila - And here is Zack / A Coppito ecco le Giubbe Rosse, by Angelo De Nicola
Giuliano Zaccardelli, born in Prezza, Province of L'Aquila, Head of the Canadian Mounted Police, will visit the renowned Scuola sottufficiali della Finanza di Coppito, to share new strategies on the fight to international crime. He will be accompanied by Italian minister Del Turco, also an Abruzzese.

28 February 2001 - Il Messaggero

Who is Zack / Abruzzese purosangue
Giuliano Zaccardelli, head of the "Royal Canadian Mounted Police" was born in Prezza 54 years ago, and emigrated to Canada at the age of 6. He entered the Canadian Police 31 years ago. It is believed the appointment has a symbolic significance also for all the Italian Canadians.