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Enrico Letta: Populism + Social Media = Trouble for Europe

Posted 12.01.2014 | World

Enrico Letta was the Italian prime minister from April 2013 until mid-February, when he was ousted by Matteo Renzi as leader of the Democratic Party a...

Captain Letta, Renzi Thor and the Battle for Italy

Federiga Bindi | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics
Federiga Bindi

Unless you are familiar with Marvel superheroes, it is hard to understand recent events in Italy. The Prime Minister, Democratic Captain Italia Enrico Letta has been just ousted by RenziThor, the Democratic Party leader.

Berlusconi Defeated

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 10.02.2013 | World

ROME -- ROME (AP) — Silvio Berlusconi has announced his party will vote to support the government of Premier Enrico Letta, a major turnabout that si...

Obama To Host Italian Prime Minister At White House

AP | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will host Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta at the White House next month. The White House says the visit...

A Samantha Power for Italy, Too?

Federiga Bindi | Posted 10.19.2013 | World
Federiga Bindi

In her first speech as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power criticized the inefficiency of UN bureaucracy. Probably it would have been a good idea to send her to Italy, instead, rather than to New York: changing Italy appears to be a harder task than reforming the United Nations.

Obama: Northern Ireland Peace Is Blueprint For World Conflicts

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 08.17.2013 | World

ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland — Russian President Vladimir Putin told President Barack Obama on Monday that their positions on Syria do not "coi...

Mission (Im)possible and the Power of Soft Power

Federiga Bindi | Posted 07.02.2013 | World
Federiga Bindi

After a two-months stall, in only two days Enrico Letta presented Italy with its best government ever. Enrico Letta has no easy task in front of him, but the brilliant way he quickly passed the first test gives good reasons to hope.

Italy Forms New Government

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 06.27.2013 | World

ROME — Center-left leader Enrico Letta forged a new Italian government Saturday in a coalition with former Premier Silvio Berlusconi's conservat...

New Italian PM Begins To Form Cabinet

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2013 | World

By Philip Pullella ROME, April 25 (Reuters) - Prime Minister-designate Enrico Letta began tricky negotiations on Thursday to form Ital...

Continuity Breaks Italy's Deadlock

Marco Vicenzino | Posted 06.24.2013 | World
Marco Vicenzino

The 46-year old Mr. Letta would be the nation's second youngest prime minister if confirmed by parliament. In theory, it marks a generational change but not one of substance.

Italy's President Appoints New PM In Hopes Of Forming Government

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 06.24.2013 | World

ROME — Italy's president appointed Enrico Letta as premier-designate Wednesday, asking him to form a coalition government representing Italy's m...