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Naples trash clean-up 'under way'

The Italian prime minister plans to declare Friday that the worst part of a garbage crisis in Naples is over — even though a visit to one neighborhood found residents still living amid huge piles of trash. Garbage has been piling up in the streets of Naples since a municipal dump was closed on Dec. 31. Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is due to make the announcement after a cabinet meeting in Naples, according to the national ANSA news agency. He is expected to say that the first phase of his government’s response to the crisis — the emergency phase — is over. Full Story

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