Travelers who spend more than a few weeks in Italy likely will find themselves around a local family’s dinner table, sipping homemade liqueur. Initially invented for medicinal purposes by 13th-century Italian monks, liqueurs (liquore in Italian) have become a source of regional pride, with Italians still drinking and customizing those original recipes today.

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It’s a staggering statistic. In Italy, more than 40 percent of those between the ages of 15 and 24 can’t find work. In the southern region of Campania, the youth unemployment rate is a whopping 48 percent. It’s something that rapper/hip-hop artist Clemente Maccaro — known as Clementino — tackles head on.

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Round Earth Media's unique journalism model includes partnering young journalists from the U.S. and abroad and publishing in major media outlets in both countries. For this reason, we often archive multiple versions of each story in different formats and languages.

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Round Earth Media's unique journalism model includes partnering young journalists from the U.S. and abroad and publishing in major media outlets in both countries. For this reason, we often archive multiple versions of each story in different formats and languages.

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