A short story of the smallest country

If Pluto relies on South America, Brazil could more or less contain it, with its 8,514,877 km² surface. Central Park, on the other hand, measures only 3.41 km2, but is almost 8 times larger than the smallest State in the world. It is a fairly recent State, born only 81 years ago, but actually with a rather ancient history, which someone might even say adamitic, … Continue reading A short story of the smallest country

GIULIO ANDREOTTI: THE DIVINE PERFORMER OF ITALIAN POLITICS

INTRODUCTION Most people associate Il Divo with the multi-national classical crossover vocal group. Il Divo is Italian for “divine performer”. The term “divo” is often associated with notable people in cultural professions. The term is also linked with Italian politician and statesman Giulio Andreotti. Many consider Andreotti a true divine performer in Italian politics because he has held numerous ministerial positions in the last 40 years. There’s a bit of irony in the religious … Continue reading GIULIO ANDREOTTI: THE DIVINE PERFORMER OF ITALIAN POLITICS