Italy pins hopes on Milan Expo after corruption, delays

April 12, 2015 3:20 PM

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Italy pins hopes on Milan Expo after corruption, delays

MILAN (Reuters) - Three weeks before the Milan Expo opens on May 1, the site of the showpiece event is still a mass of trucks raising dust and workers in hard hats racing to finish building after delays, graft and cost overruns.

Italy has had four different governments in the seven years since Milan was chosen to follow the 2010 Shanghai Expo and has undergone its most severe economic crisis since World War Two.

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