The Take
The Take
Jul 24, 2020
Lebanon’s future goes dark
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Lebanon’s financial collapse is accelerating — and the old normal is fading, even down to the traffic lights. In a country where people were once able to pay just as easily with dollars as with local currency, many now can find neither. The Lebanese are no strangers to handling crisis, but this one could be the biggest since the civil war.

In this episode:

Timour Azhari (@timourazhari), Beirut correspondent for Al Jazeera.

For more:

Dying of the light: Lebanon's crisis and failing traffic signals

'Plotting our escape': Lebanon braces for new emigration wave

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