Latvia in crisis: the pioneering bankrupt

Lucy Ash meets Janis who has campaigned for the right to declare himself bankrupt, and now advises others on how to do the same. Property prices have fallen in Latvia by 70% from their boom-time peak, and despite the IMF hailing the country’s austerity measures a success many Latvians are struggling with crippling debts and unforgiving laws.

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