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What's driving the economic collapse in Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka is in the midst of an unprecedented economic crisis. The country is short on key goods and non-essential fuel is no longer being sold. The crisis comes as the Rajapaksa family once again holds power in Colombo, though unprecedented anti-government protests in the spring included calls for them to step down.

Here & Now‘s Anthony Brooks speaks with the Associated Press’ Krutika Pathi.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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