Argentinians, Facing Umpteenth Economic Crisis, Look Forward with Little Hope

Poverty has increased from 35.5 to 40.9 percent since the start of the pandemic and GDP has collapsed by a record 19.1 percent quarter-on-quarter.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "The economic situation is catastrophic, people are very sad," says Luis, behind the counter of his pet food store in a middle-class neighborhood in Buenos Aires.

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