Sunday, March 13, 2005: Nicola Calipari Square in Tollo
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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The mayor and adminitrators of Tollo, prov. of Chieti, decided to name squares, buildings and streets in honor of people who have become symbols of courage for the Italians. Therefore they dedicated a square to Nicola Calipari, the present square piazza Umberto I will change name into "piazza Caduti di Nassiriya", in memory of the 19 italians killed in November 2003 in Iraq, and other namings will follow for the "foibe" victims, Arturo Meschini a Tollo citizen killed in reprisal by the Germans in WW2, judges Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino, killed by the Mafia in 1992.