From the stage the Mayor asks for continuity with respect to previous governments, and the Minister shuts him down: “There is no long term vision”. By Francesco Furlan VENEZIA. “What is needed is honesty and courage, and a recognition that the choices made in the past may have been made well”. “There are times when … More “Courage is required? Yes, but for change”. Open conflict between Bonisoli and Brugnaro.
[Ed. Note: this is a translation of Gruppo 25 Aprile’s release of 21 November describing the activities at the new center in Bragora since its opening in October.] 21 November 2018 At the distance of a month and a half from the inauguration of the civic space in campo de la Bragora (on 7 October), … More G25A @ #Bragora: a first accounting of the “casa dei veneziani”
Bills for waste collection are being cut, with lower rates for families, neighborhood stores and small businesses. The Assessor: this is a measure designed to help residents. By Francesco Bottazzo Nov. 22 2018 [Ed. Note: It’s nice to come back from a break and have a good story to report. This change to the Tari … More Venice: Brugnaro lowers fees
On 21 October a meeting about the crisis in Rialto featured an urgent appeal from fish merchant Andrea Vio, and an analysis of business activity in the area by G25A’s Nicoletta Frosini. APPEAL TO ALL ASSOCIATIONS FOR THE LIFE OF VENICE Greetings to all of you; we workers of the Rialto market and members of … More Crisis in Rialto: an appeal for action and analysis of business activity
Giuseppe Tattara and Gianni Fabbri, authors of the recently published “Manage tourism and organize the city” offer their ideas for bringing residents back to Venice in this essay. Repopulating Venice By Giuseppe Tattara and Gianni Fabbri A concrete proposal for transforming part of the tourist rentals into medium term residential rentals and to curb the … More Repopulating Venice. By Giuseppe Tattara and Gianni Fabbri
25 Aprile nominated for Chair of new Mediterranean Network By Eugenio Pendolini 20 October 2018 VENEZIA. The 25 Aprile Association has been made Chair of the civic Network of the Eastern Mediterranean that brings together six cities recognized as World Heritage sites by UNESCO. Participating in the group along with Venice are the associations Riches … More 25 Aprile nominated for Chair of new Mediterranean Network
What follows is a recent release from Gruppo 25 Aprile about their involvement in recent reporting on Venice by foreign media. Oct. 10, 2018 Speaking of us: International Press roundup If the attention of national and international mass media is an indicator of credibility and trustworthiness, or at least of a capacity to communicate about … More International Media Reporting on Venice: Gruppo 25 Aprile featured in TV reports