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Dinar plunge plagues already battered economy

Tunisia's economic crisis is increasingly evidenced by the local currency's decline against the US dollar. The strengthening dollar is reflected in higher prices for most consumer goods, especially imports. As a result, Tunisians are…

On fringes of Tunis, Conditions Worsen for Craftswomen

In the Hilal neighborhood, a poor area on the outskirts of Tunis, women working making clay furnaces have always had it tough. Constant exposure to high temperatures and long hours spent grinding bricks to make traditional clay pots a…