La Vie Cher en Haiti: 50 gourdes for 3 tomatoes in a Haitian province

My cousin who cooks for us is complaining how expensive tomatoes have become in the local marketplace. 50 gourdes (USD $0.54) for 3 medium tomatoes.

In March 2016, we bought all these fresh tomatoes in Haiti for 75 gourdes
In March 2016, we bought all these fresh tomatoes in Haiti for 75 gourdes

Just a few months ago, tomatoes was selling 4 for 10 gourdes, then it suddenly jumped to 4 for 25 gourdes. Now it is 3 for 50 gourdes.

Imagine that, Tomatoes are just one of the ingredients that Haitians use everyday to cook. It make you wonder how much the the average Haitian spend to feed a family of four on a daily basis?

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