Sri Lanka crisis: Daily heartbreak of life in a country gone bankrupt

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In Sri Lanka right now, before you’ve woken up, you’re losing.

Power cuts that run late into the sweltering nights steal hours of sleep as the fans cease; whole families waking up sapped from the months-long trial of shuffling their lives around daily blackouts after the country went bankrupt and essentially ran out of fuel.

There are long days to be lived; work days, errands to be run, daily essentials to be bought at twice the price they had been last month.

All this, you’re starting a little more broken than you were last week.

Once you’ve had breakfast – eating less than you used to, or perhaps nothing at all – the battle to find transport beckons.

Written by: Relaks Radio

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