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Burundi's Economy on Brink as Violent Unrest Persists

At an intersection in this small farmers' town nestled in the misty mountains surrounding the Burundi capital, traders jostle to sell vegetables to passing motorists. Bujumbura is only 25 miles (40 kilometers) away and yet so far, deemed unsafe to travel to by many here because of the frequent sounds of gunfire and explosions coming from the capital's volatile neighborhoods. Business in Bujumbura is suffering greatly as a political crisis stemming from the president's...

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