Haiti Money - 70 Haitian Gourdes for 1 U.S. Dollar

Once upon a time in Haiti, one US Dollar was worth no more than 5 Haitian gourdes; that's why the 5 gourdes bill was called 'one dollar'. Nowadays, in commercial banks in Haiti, the US dollar is around 70 gourdes whether you are buying or selling it...

PHOTO: Haitian Money - Haitian Currency - One Gourde

Some people predict soon, you will need 100 gourdes for a US dollar...

These days a good Haitian job in Haiti paying 60,000 gourdes per month before taxes is worth nothing only because the value of the gourde is so bad.

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