An American couple is stuck in Kuwait under 24-hour curfew and isn’t allowed to grocery shop. The US embassy hasn’t been helpful.
- Klement and Linda Camaj
- Klement and Linda Camaj, who work at a Berlin-based think tank, went to Kuwait for work in early March.
- In early May, the country announced a 24-hour coronavirus curfew, only allowing residents with identification out to grocery shop by appointment.
- The cheapest flights the couple found out of the country were $5,000 each, which was not possible for them.
- The US embassy told them it couldn’t help at this time.
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When Kuwait announced earlier this month that it was implementing a 24-hour lockdown to stem the spread of the coronavirus, residents flocked to grocery stores by the thousands.
People stood in lines – some blocks long – in heat that exceeded 90 degrees, according to Klement and Linda Camaj, two Americans in Kuwait for work.
Because the announcement fell during Ramadan, when Muslims traditionally fast from sunrise to sunset, some people waiting …continued .
[Source: Business Insider]