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‘My future is overseas’: Tunisians look to Europe as Covid hits tourism

As the pandemic deals a death blow to an already struggling sector, former workers see little hope for recovery

The seafront along the town of Hammamet in Tunisia is deserted. Looking out at the bright empty coast from his souvenir shop, Kais Azzabi, 42, describes the crowds that would stroll along the broad boulevards. Today, there is nobody.

“It was very busy here,” he says, gesturing to the street and the Mediterranean Sea beyond. “Since the corona started, everything stopped.”

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