ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY, SEPT. 2 - In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012 photo, an Egyptian walks in front of loads of garbage on a street in Cairo, Egypt. A government modernization effort flopped. A swine flu panic prompted the mass slaughter of the pigs that recycled Cairo’s organic garbage; the city’s metal trash bins were easy prey for thieves, especially during the global scrap metal boom. Now the garbage crisis in the Arab world's biggest city is posing a significant test for the newly elected government that replaced longtime autocratic leaders. (AP Photo)

Associated Press
ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY, SEPT. 2  - In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012 photo, an Egyptian walks in front of loads of garbage on a street in Cairo, Egypt.  A government modernization effort flopped. A swine flu panic prompted the mass slaughter of the pigs that recycled Cairo’s organic garbage; the city’s metal trash bins were easy prey for thieves, especially during the global scrap metal boom. Now the garbage crisis in the Arab world's biggest city is posing a significant test for the newly elected government that replaced longtime autocratic leaders. (AP Photo)
ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY, SEPT. 2 - In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012 photo, an Egyptian walks in front of loads of garbage on a street in Cairo, Egypt. A government modernization effort flopped. A swine flu panic prompted the mass slaughter of the pigs that recycled Cairo’s organic garbage; the city’s metal trash bins were easy prey for thieves, especially during the global scrap metal boom. Now the garbage crisis in the Arab world's biggest city is posing a significant test for the newly elected government that replaced longtime autocratic leaders. (AP Photo)
View Comments (0)