A recent proposal by an Austrian politician of the “right” to extend dual status rights including passports to residents of the “South Tyrol”, which by the way coincides with the already self-governing, bi-lingual German-Italian speaking, province of Bolzano, has “liberal” Italy in a tizzy. With elections around the corner expect to hear “tutto ed il … More Dual Status for South Tyrolleans?
E’ ciò che dovrebbero fare gli italiani, almeno per quanto riguarda Igor. Politici italiani probabilmente ansiosi di guadagnare consensi e voti alle prossime elezioni stanno pressando gli spagnoli perché Igor – un mini assassino di massa – sia estradato al più presto in Italia. Qualche giorno or sono un magistrato locale ha interrogato Igor … More Lasciate stare il can che dorme!
Is what the Italians would be better off doing, at least as far as Igor is concerned. Italian politicians probably hoping to get some extra votes in the coming elections are pressing Spain to extradite this “‘mini’ mass murderer” to Italy. Just a day or so ago, a Spanish Judge questioned him on the matter … More Let sleeping dogs lie!
The word is in that Igor (see past posts on this blog) was finally caught last night, not in Italy but in Spain somewhere near Granada where despite Rajoy’s “right-wing” government (sic!) even the Guardia Civil are evidently under orders to treat armed and dangerous killers with kit gloves! Sad, because two officers and a civilian … More Igor, gotcha! …. in España? Finally, ¡Olé!
Italians may be called to the polls this fall, sometime between September and October. The “system” has seemingly opted for a return to Italy’s parliamentary past, i.e. before the birth of the so-called “Second Republic” ushered in by Silvio Berlusconi back in the ’90s. For years thereafter the Italian Constitution of 1947 was essentially modified by … More General Elections Anyone?