Renzi revives plan for a 'bridge to Sicily'. He said the bridge would "bring Sicily closer"

Italian premier Matteo Renzi on Tuesday revived a controversial idea of a bridge connecting Sicily to mainland Italy, saying it would “take Calabria out of isolation”. Renzi said that the creation of a bridge over the Strait of Messina, first proposed by Silvio Berlusconi, could create 100,000 jobs for workers in the region, which suffers from higher than average unemployment. […]

Continue reading »