Fears mount over Sicily's sinking economy

With the economic crisis deepening, Italian island is relying on Rome to keep its head above water.

    There are fresh concerns about Italy's economy, and this time it is the region of Sicily that some consider the trouble spot.

    Prime Minister Mario Monti has met local officials who are worried the island is on the brink of bankruptcy.

    Al Jazeera’s Claudio Lavanga reports from Palermo.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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