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Hyperinflation

13 Aug 2021
The Lebanese currency has lost up to 90% of its value, and prices are soaring. Most Lebanese are fighting a daily battle for survival and only a few profit from the skyrocketing exchange rates for the US dollar.
19 Apr 2021
With Venezuela's official currency plummeting for years, both the government and cryptocreators are trying to stem the rot with digital tokens. For ordinary Venezuelans, the cryptoboom also means regaining freedom.
31 Aug 2018
Hyperinflation, a lack of food and medicine force thousands of Venezuelans every day to seek refuge in neighboring countries. Many of them in Brazil. The situation in Roraima state has become increasingly difficult - and occasionally violent.

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