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Spending in Haiti - Why are PRICES set in US Dollars when the Haitian Currency is GOURDES

This morning, overheard a man complaining in the radio that the price everything except rice and chicken in Haiti is set in US Dollars... If you want to buy a nice perfume, decent clothing, a night in a hotel room, you have to pay in US dollars. "Why is that," the man asks, "when the currency if Haiti is the Gourde?"

MONEY Advice : Can you save MONEY by simply leaving it on a Savings Bank Account?

Yes, I agree, putting money away in a savings account is a good way to prevent you from spending it impulsively but if you want to put money away hoping to get some good interest on it, to make your money grow, is a savings account the way to go?

Haitian Diaspora - How money changes old relationships

Sometimes you may notice a relationship change between two old Haitian couples and you would be surprised to realize that the main reason this is happening is because she's working, she's making money and he is not very happy about that.

KONBIT to rebuild Haiti, You're Invited!

When Haitians get together to accomplish a single task, it is called a KONBIT... You want to know something funny about the KONBIT? Read this...

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...

Haitian MONEY Talk - Increase the value of the GOURDE, Its immediate impact on the Haitian economy

A group of Haitian professors and businessmen sat on a round table recently discussing the most immediate way to positively impact the Haitian economy today. One of them said: "If the value of the Haitian currency (gourde) were to increase slightly compared to the US dollar, this would be an immediate relief to parents across the country."

The Haitian Dollar, Then and Now - How the US dollar affects the Haitian economy

Have you ever wondered how the US dollar affects the Haitian economy? I just realize life in Haiti is NOT more expensive then it was before, it's just the US dollar that is to high... Read this and you will understand...

Economics - In Haiti, The Flow Of Income is NOT Circular, That's why we are so POOR, Details...

I was watching a video called "Circular Flow of Income - How the different components of an economy interact" and it made me realize why Haiti is so POOR as a country... Plain and simple, The Haitian flow of income is FLAT, it is NOT Circular... Our economy does NOT grow, it flows out to other countries..

Haiti Money - What Can You do with $25.00 US in Haiti These Days? Read This...

What can you do with $25.00 US in Haiti these days? A hell of a lot more than you can do with it if you live in the United States of America... Recently I had $25 dollars U.S. in my pocket in Haiti, I exchanged it for Haitian Gourdes... If you live in the US, this may surprise you...

Haiti - Rich vs Pov : "Neg Sa CHAJE LAJAN" Kisa sa vle di ekzakteman?

Haitiens an nou pale... Plizyè fwa nou tande yon moun ap di "Nèg Sa CHAJE LAJAN" pandan se tan, si ou se yon pwòch nèg yap pale de li a, ou ka konnen ke li gen yon bèl razeur nan dengounn li... Dapre ou, Kisa sa vle di lè yon Haitien di OU CHAJE LAJAN?

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Un législateur Haitien-Américain de New York arrêtée pour violence domestique Long Island, New York - Carrie Solages, le...

Un législateur Haitien-Américain de New York arrêtée pour violence domestique :: Long Island, New York - Carrie Solages, le législateur Haïtien-Américain de Nassau County, a été arrêté mercredi...

L'eau propre en Haiti est gaspillée alors que d'autres souhaitent avoir de l'eau douce et propre Bien que de nombreuses personnes en Haiti souhaitent...

L'eau propre en Haiti est gaspillée alors que d'autres souhaitent avoir de l'eau douce et propre :: Bien que de nombreuses personnes en Haïti souhaitent avoir de l'eau courante propre et fraîche dans leurs maisons, dans de nombreuses...

RE: Haiti Security : Why is that most Haitian businesses DO NOT have security cameras? Great question? We need cameras all over Haiti to...

RE: Haiti Security : Why is that most Haitian businesses DO NOT have security cameras? :: Great question? We need cameras all over Haiti to fight crimes and insecurity.

Haitian Photo Stories...

Championnat de football en Haiti - Championship Soccer Match Championnat de football en Haiti - Championship Soccer Match

Haitians love soccer... in Haiti it's call football and it is the is the most popular sport in the country. Here is a photo of a local championship...

Hotel Amiral Killick - Gonaives Haiti Hotel Amiral Killick - Gonaives Haiti

Look at this photo... Hotel Admiral Killick in Gonaives, Artibonite Haiti. Have you ever stayed at Hotel Amiral Killick in Gonaives Haiti? What do...

PHOTO: Recent Earthquakes in Haiti PHOTO: Recent Earthquakes in Haiti

Look at this photo... a snapshot of recent earthquake activities in Haiti...