Cable-Car Tragedy Shakes a Town Already Wounded by the Pandemic

The disaster that killed 14 people in Italy on Sunday struck a small lakeside community just as its tourism-dependent economy was starting to revive. Three people have been arrested.

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Italian Cable Car Tragedy Shakes a Town Already Wounded by the Pandemic

The disaster that killed 14 people in Italy on Sunday struck a small lakeside community just as its tourism-dependent economy was starting to revive. Three people have been arrested.

#accidents-and-safety, #cable-cars-and-trams, #deaths-fatalities, #hotels-and-travel-lodgings, #italy, #lombardy-italy, #mottarone-mountain-italy, #piedmont-italy, #rescues, #travel-and-vacations

House Hunting in Italy: A Tower North of Milan, South of $1 Million

In the Lake Maggiore area, near Italy’s border with Switzerland, ‘understated buyers’ are being lured away from ritzier destinations.

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Why Covid Caused Such Suffering in Italy’s Wealthiest Region

Lombardy has been overwhelmed by the pandemic, in part because of a poorly executed medical privatization program.

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Slowly, Italy Is Waking From the Coronavirus Nightmare

This is a very strange, subdued summer for a country with an economy that relies heavily on tourism and merrymaking. But E.U. aid is on the way.

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How Italy Coped, and Will Keep Coping

As Italians move toward a less stringent regimen to minimize their exposure to the coronavirus, they can take pride in an unusual collective effort.

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I Bought a Car From Northern Italy as the Pandemic Took Hold

The little blue coupe’s journey shows how ordinary things played out in extraordinary circumstances.

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It’s Time to Declare a National Emergency

The U.S. government needs a coordinated response to the coronavirus on par with its response to the 2008 financial crisis.

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A Fumbled Global Response to the Virus in a Leadership Void

While world leaders are at last speaking out about the gravity of the pandemic, their voices are less a choir than a cacophony, with the United States absent from its traditional conductor role.

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Italy Locks Down Much of the Country’s North Over the Coronavirus

The restrictions affect Milan and the regions that serve as Italy’s economic engine, and are the most sweeping measures outside China.

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Italy, Europe’s Coronavirus Lab

Most Italians are unfamiliar with epidemics, so we struggle, confused, to react. Avoiding each other is hard. But we must. At least for one more week.

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