Today is a Travel Edition from Venice. If there is one thing that’s ubiquitous throughout this city it’s the Gondolier, the Venetian Gondola boatman. You’re never far from hearing their cry of “Gondola, Gondola” to attract tourists for a fabled and romantic gondola ride.… Continue Reading
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Giorgio Orsoni, 63, former mayor of VeniceThe mayor of Venice, italy resigned under pressure Saturday, a day after being freed from house arrest under a plea deal linked to a bribery scandal involving the building of underwater barriers to protect the city from flooding.… Continue Reading
The mayor of Venice and at least 30 others have been arrested in a corruption investigation related to the building of underwater barriers to protect the city from flooding.