Hope and hurt in Beirut
Beirut has only just begun to recover from last week’s catastrophic explosion that rocked the Lebanese capital, and claimed the lives of more than 170 people – and injured more than 6,000 – Lebanese citizens around the world are wondering how much more they can take.
The nation, already on the brink of economic collapse – not to mention weathering the global pandemic, and the entire government bowing to public pressure has resigned.
The Lebanese people are at the breaking point.
Join Maggie John for a conversation with Nabil Costa live from downtown Beirut where Nabil speaks with us from atop the roof of a hospital hit near the explosion and where Nabil and the LSESD Response team are working.