Skyrocketing inflation, a shortage of critical everyday items, political turmoil and an economy nearing complete collapse: Sri Lanka’s list of issues is daunting.

The island nation of 22 million people is going through its worst economic crisis in decades and the political fallout is already being felt in the corridors of power.

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa left the country without resigning only a few days after thousands of protesters stormed his home and office, potentially putting an end to two decades of rule by the Rajapaksa family.