My Haitian father recalls 518 gourdes for 100 dollars US back in 1988

My Haitian father recalls how much Haitian currency he exchanged for 100 US dollars back in 1988 when he neede money to travel to the United States.

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

"Back in 1988, I exchanged 518 gourdes for $100 US because I neede money to travel to the United States," my father said.

Compare that to 10,300 gourdes needed nowadays for the same 100 dollars US today.

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