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Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting in 2018 U.S. Elections

Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting in 2018 U.S. Elections

U. S. Embassy Rome, Italy Voting in 2018 U.S. Elections January 19, 2018 Your vote counts! Did you know that many U.S. elections for house and senate seats have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters?  All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by the absentee ballot receipt deadlin... »

Message to U.S. Citizens:  Improvements to Safety and Security Information

Message to U.S. Citizens: Improvements to Safety and Security Information

U.S. Embassy Rome Message to U.S. Citizens:  Improvements to Safety and Security Information January 4, 2017 On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, the Department of State will make changes to our safety and security information to make it easier to find, understand, and use. Travel Advisories will replace Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts.  Every country will have a Travel Advisory, which will provide o... »

Issue No. 4 – A Message from Ambassador Jill Morris, British Embassy

Issue No. 4 – A Message from Ambassador Jill Morris, British Embassy

A Message from Ambassador Jill Morris British Embassy Rome From Issue No. 4, Monday 22 December, 2017 newsletter to British nationals in Italy. Following the adoption of the Joint Progress Report on the first phase of the negotiations and the December European Council, I would like to update you on the latest Brexit developments. Developments in the negotiations As the Prime Minister said in her m... »

Message from Colm Ó Floinn, Irish Ambassador to Italy

Message from Colm Ó Floinn, Irish Ambassador to Italy

As the newly-arrived Ambassador of Ireland to Italy, I am delighted to offer my warmest wishes for Christmas and the New Year to Easy Milano readers, including Irish citizens in Italy, those who assist them, and the communities that have welcomed them. I am grateful to have the opportunity in this final edition of Easy Milano to express thanks to Amie Louie and Aaron Pugliesi, on behalf of the Emb... »

Message from Alexandra Bugailiskis, Canadian Ambassador to Italy

Message from Alexandra Bugailiskis, Canadian Ambassador to Italy

Dear Canadians and friends of Canada, I am delighted to wish you happy holidays. I am looking forward to my first holiday season in Italy following my arrival earlier this Fall. 2017 has been a very busy year. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and fourteen of his ministers visited Italy in the context of the Italian Presidency of the G7. They worked on a vast array of issues with their Italian colleag... »

New Year’s Message from Crispin Conroy, Australian Consul General in Milan

New Year’s Message from Crispin Conroy, Australian Consul General in Milan

Thank you to the Easy Milano team for again giving me the opportunity to send a Seasons Greetings message to your readers! And, as I understand this will be the last issue of Easy Milano after many successful years, I would like to thank the team for providing such a great service for all expats – you, and Easy Milano, will be missed… I have just completed my first year as Consul-General in Milan,... »

Message from Elizabeth Lee Martinez, U.S. Consul General in Milan

Message from Elizabeth Lee Martinez, U.S. Consul General in Milan

Over the past two decades, the Consulate General of the United States in Milan and Easy Milano have cooperated on many events, with the common goal of strengthening the ties between the city and the American community. The Consulate and the Easy Milano team have worked side-by-side on the organization of election night galas, Fourth of July celebrations and many other events that highlighted the s... »

Editor’s Letter from final edition of Easy Milano

Editor’s Letter from final edition of Easy Milano

I address you for the last time from the pages of Easy Milano in our final edition. The journey has been long and at times quite challenging — especially at the beginning. I recall 2002 was a particularly difficult year for Aaron and I. We had finished the enthusiasm that comes with the novelty and we were living in the shadow of 9/11. Afraid to stand out, Americans and Brits kept a low prof... »

Message from Daniel Shillito, President of The British Chamber of Commerce for Italy

Message from Daniel Shillito, President of The British Chamber of Commerce for Italy

Dear Amie Being an expatriate myself, and even more so since I have been appointed President of The British Chamber of Commerce for Italy, I understand and appreciate the efforts of those entities that help inform international residents on the issues that play an important role in their lives and in that of their families. Working in a foreign environment is sometimes quite challenging. Linguisti... »

Message from Simone Crolla, Managing Director of the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy

Message from Simone Crolla, Managing Director of the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy

Easy Milano ha rappresentato per 18 anni un punto di riferimento per la vasta comunità anglofona a Milano, fornendo un contributo importante ed un orientamento davvero prezioso per tutti i newcomers nella nostra città. Già dal nome “Easy Milano”, l’avventura editoriale di Amie e Aaron evoca un senso di accoglienza e di semplificazione della vita, valori oggi sempre più fondamentali, insieme ... »