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Latvia struggles to weather the crisis

Video by Rabah ZANOUN , Clovis CASALI

Latest update : 2009-03-30

Latvia, known until recently as the 'Eastern tiger', is today the EU country worst hit by the economic crisis. With the state on the verge of bankruptcy, the population is struggling to make ends meet.

Date created : 2009-03-30

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