En español | Pedro Arrivillaga recalls the long lines in front of grocery stores in Chile in the early 1970s. The prices for sugar, coffee and pasta were rising two or three times a day on the black market — dollars only. "We had little idea of where prices were going," says Arrivillaga, 57, a business manager in Santiago. "Buying goods was very difficult. Saving was impossible. The inflation rate made daily living a challenge." … Back to Article
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