Accuracy in Media

Italy: Berlusconi Saves the Day, prevents Gov’t Collapse

WASHINGTON — Italian power magnate Silvio Berlusconi has backed down from nearly toppling the Italian government, where he promised to support embattled Prime Minister Enrico Letta in a confidence vote. Reuters reported that Berlusconi reversed his decision to push for Letta’s removal when several of his party members, the People of Freedom party, said they […]

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Italy: Facing Political Crisis, President calls for Calm

WASHINGTON — Italy is facing yet another political crisis as a powerful former Italian prime minister had pulled out his political allies from the current government. Reuters reported that Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta will meet with President Giorgio Napolitano to discuss their next move. Napolitano said he would dissolve parliament if it were the […]

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Italian Gov’t On Edge with Berlusconi Conviction

WASHINGTON — To make matters worse, Italy’s government is teetering on the brink of collapse after a recent court ruling on the country’s power player, former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. Reuters reports that the Italian Supreme Court upheld a tax fraud conviction against Berlusconi, whose center-right party that leads a coalition that could collapse. His […]

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October 2013

10/4/2013 - Italy: Berlusconi Saves the Day, prevents Gov’t Collapse

September 2013

9/30/2013 - Italy: Facing Political Crisis, President calls for Calm

August 2013

8/10/2013 - Italy’s Power to pass to Daughter as Father Convicted of Tax Fraud

8/5/2013 - Italian Gov’t On Edge with Berlusconi Conviction