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Sri Lanka's economy is in freefall. Food, medicine and fuel have run out or becomeunaffordable. Some people have died waiting at petrol stations to fill up their tanks.It is the the island nation's worst economic crisis since gaining independence fromBritain in 1948."We don't have kerosene, we don't have petrol, we don't have diesel, we don't havecooking gas and we don't even have access to wood-fired stoves," a 68-year-old womanin the Sri Lankan capital Columbo told AFP."We are struggling everyday to feed our children. Food prices have tripled in the past
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Term
Spring
Professor
Fred Cocozzelli
Tags
Maldives, Sri Lanka s Economy, heart of Sri Lanka

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