Brazil: Petrópolis’ businesses reopen and count their losses

Entrepreneurs are asking for credit lines to boost business.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Twelve days after the tragedy that hit Petrópolis, the city's businesses are trying to reopen. The downpour that began mid-afternoon on February 15 quickly caused the water level to rise and caught people by surprise, preventing them from taking measures to protect their stock, and causing heavy losses.

The stores located on Imperador Street, one of the main downtown streets, were severely affected. At Papelaria Obelisco, one . . .

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