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January 7, 2012

China is Finally Near

Judith Harris

Last week in Rome, a Chinese shop owner named Zhou Zeng, his wife Lia and baby daughter, Joy, six months old, were leaving their store when two men whose faces were hidden by...

January 4, 2012

Protecting Pompeii and the Italian heritage in 2012

Judith Harris
Pompeii - Buried Alive - Ancient Civilizations
On August 24, AD 79, the world came to a catastrophic end for those people living in the shadows of Mount Vesuvius. A day that began like any other in the thriving towns of Herculaneum and Pompeii would end in a dark and fiery disaster.

ROME – The good news is that during the three days of the European Christmas holiday—Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and St. Silvester’s on Dec. 26—some 64,000 people visited...