Saturday, May 12, 2012

Italy's Famous Monuments Hit By Austerity Measures

The Times of Oman reports that billionaire Diego Della Valle said he's thinking of withdrawing the 25 million euros ($33 million) he promised last year to restore the Colosseum, which has been crumbling due to lack of maintenance. An even more serious problem is Pompeii, which suffered a couple of spectacular collapses in 2010.

http://www.gadling.com/2012/04/11/italys-famous-monuments-hit-by-austerity-mesures