Very soon you will need 100 Haitian good for one U.S. dollar

The value of the Haitian currency is getting closer and closer to 100 gourdes for one US dollar. On Monday it was being exchanged at 95 gourdes for one US dollar.

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

This depreciation of the Haitian currency is worrying a lot of people in the country as things get more and more expensive because we are buying everything "au taut du jour".

Everything in Haiti is prorated based on the value of the US dollar. The dollar goes up so does everything the people consume

As of Monday February 17th, the US dollar was being bought in Haiti at the rate of up to 93.25 gourdes. And to to purchase the US currency at the banks you needed up to 95.5 gourdes.

When this thing hits 100 mark, God knows what would have happened in this country.

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Irlene says...

When Haitians stop the kraze-brize, when they start planting their staple food of rice, corn and beans; when they believe in production instead of just importing everything Dominican and American, the Gourd will go up in

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