TUNIS, Tunisia | New tensions, worries mark Tunisia’s revolution anniversary

14Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

TUNIS,Tunisia—Jan 14, 2019—Tunisia is marking eight years since its democratic uprising amid deepening economic troubles and simmering anger at the revolution’s unfulfilled promises.

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi is inaugurating a revolution exhibit Monday at the country’s leading museum as he tries to calm national tensions.

Unions plan a rally Monday to decry Tunisia’s economic troubles, and are threatening a general strike Thursday that could disrupt airports, ports and tourism.

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