Italian government releases funds for Pompeii amid new damage to site

Italian government releases funds for Pompeii amid new damage to site

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-26443808

The Italian government – or more correctly, successive Italian governments – should be absolutely ashamed of themselves. When will they step up and do their own fair share, particularly in light of the amount of revenue cultural tourism generates in Italy annually? For so many years now the EU and mainly American and British philanthropic institutions have done all the heavy lifting.

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