A world apart, Lebanon and Sri Lanka share economic collapse

FILE- A Buddhist nun falls next to a barricade after inhaling tear gas during a protest against the economic crisis, outside police headquarters in Colombo, Sri Lanka, June 9, 2022. Lebanon and Sri Lanka may be a world apart, but they share a history of political turmoil and violence that led to the collapse of once-prosperous economies bedeviled by corruption, patronage, nepotism and incompetence. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File)

A world apart, Lebanon and Sri Lanka share economic collapse