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Lebanon’s economy: still stuck
Almost exactly a year ago, French President Emmanuel Macron got officials and investors from 50 countries to agree on an $11.1 billion reform and investment program for Lebanon. Fast forward 12 months, and the country remains a shambles. With no signs of progress on any of the key structural problems – corruption, Hezbollah and 2 million refugees – the only recourse for young Lebanese may be to get out.