Scandal-plagued Rome is becoming a 'do it yourself' city
April 29, 2016 - 7:53 AM
ROME - Armed with shovels and sacks of cold asphalt, Rome's residents fill potholes. Defying rats, they yank weeds and bag trash along the Tiber's banks and in urban parks. Tired of waiting years for the city to replace diseased trees, neighbours dig into their own pockets to pay for new ones for their block.