Virginia Raggi - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Virginia Raggi


Thousands protest over Rome's decline

Oct 28, 2018 - 1:30 AM

Protesters accuse Virginia Raggi, the city's first female mayor, of being responsible for Rome's pitiful transport service and woeful garbage collection, among others

Populist surge hits Renzi as Italy puts women in charge

Jun 20, 2016 - 8:32 AM

UPDATED I will be a mayor for all Romans I will restore legality and transparency to the city s institutions after 20 years of poor governance says Virginia Raggi

MADAM MAYOR. Newly elected mayor of Rome, Five Star Movement's candidate Virginia Raggi, gives a press conference after winning the mayoral election on June 19, 2016 at her campaign headquarters in Rome. Tiziana Fabi/AFP

Rome set to elect first female mayor

Jun 19, 2016 - 2:31 PM

UPDATED Virginia Raggi s potential victory would be a blow for Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi

MADAM MAYOR? Virginia Raggi, Five Star Movement (M5S) candidate for the mayoral elections in Rome, speaks during her last campaign meeting on June 17, 2016 at Ostia Lido, Rome's seashore, before the second round of the election. Andreas Solaro/AFP

Protest party's Rome success a blow to PM Renzi

Jun 06, 2016 - 8:23 AM

UPDATED Rome is considered the main prize in a battle for municipal seats across the country in local polls widely seen as a test for Prime Minister Matteo Renzi

NEXT MAYOR? Italian Virginia Raggi, Five Star Movement (M5S) candidate for the election of Rome's mayor speaks during a campaign meeting on June 3, 2016 at Piazza del Popolo in Rome. Filippo Monteforte/AFP

Citizen rage puts Rome on track for first female mayor

Jun 02, 2016 - 1:54 PM

Virginia Raggi s campaign is making the most of simmering discontent in the city over everything from endemic double parking to chronic levels of absenteeism from public offices

MADAM MAYOR? Italian Virginia Raggi, Five Star Movement (M5S) candidate for the election of Rome's mayor, poses on May 19, 2016 during an interview in Rome. Vincenzo Pinto/AFP