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dirty and disorganized the city of rome is in decline i'm christian bomber reporting for reuters from the coliseum and a halt to the italian capital which is paying the price for years of neglect corruption and bureaucratic bungling , city hall is paralyzed by allegations that it has been infiltrated by organized crime , the difficulties can be seen when you arrive in the city's main airport which was hit by a far in may , magistrate sealed off the whole site , as a result forty percent of all flights , still canceled each day , in the city itself , prosecutors believe mobsters have taken , troll , it is , stray shin , siphoning off millions of euros from lucrative contracts , italy is struggling to shake off , the worst recession since world war two , and while the real economy has slumped in recent years , the illicit illegal one the magistrates believe they have uncovered here in rome , has thrived and spread nnnnn , politicians not only seem incapable of stopping it , but some , seem to have profited from it , specint italian prime minister matteo renzi had to pump millions of euros into rome last year to save the city from bankruptcy , he's growing obviously very frustrated at the renewed problems that have swamped the local government , it is now run by his own party and which is showing the entire nation off in a bad light , but frankly just removing one person is not going to wave away runs many many problems , they go much deeper than that