The Haitian Economy is in the hole, 75.25 Gourdes for one U.S. Dollar

The Haitian economic system is in a deep hole right now. Can we even speak of the economy in Haiti? These days you need more than 75 gourdes for one U.S. dollar. Some say it's more than that...

The Haitian Gourde vs The US Dollar
The Haitian Gourde vs The US Dollar

The same head of household in Haiti who was getting paid 20,000 gourdes per month years ago is still getting the same salary while his buying power has shrunk considerably.

It seems there is no more responses that the Haitian government can come up with due to the destabilization of the Haitian gourdes vs. the U.S. dollar, journalist Liliane Pierre Paul Charles said in one of his recent radio programs.

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The deficit in Haiti in the billions of gourdes, she said and the government doesn't seem to see a way out of it.

Where is the Haitian economy going from this point?

What do you think?

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Ghislain says...

Ak kisa nou t ap atann nou?

Yon peyi ki pa expote anyen.

Nou inporte tout sa n ap konsome.

Vire tounen manifestation juskobou, kraze brize, dechoukaj.

Koupe tet brile kay. Depi pa genyen stabilite politik dola US la ap toujou tet

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Claude says...

Just look at other currency :
Chili + 671 peso/$ 1.00
Colombia 3230. 8 /$1.00
Dom.rep 50 /$1.00
Salvador Colon 9 /1
jamaican dollar 125.5/$1.00
Cuba 25/ $1.00
Costa rica 590.2 / $1.00
Greek Drachma 300.8/ $1.00

Anything to say about how bad we are?

Have a look at other countries and come back to me

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