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

After Haiti won its war of Independence, the looser got paid, the winner got screwed! After Haiti won its war of Independence, the looser got paid, the winner got screwed!

Here is something interesting... Usually, in a war, the victor demands reparations or indemnities or tribute from the loser nation. But we all know...

Fallen power lines in Haiti after a storm Fallen power lines in Haiti after a storm

Maybe you shouldn't park your car too close to a power line during a storm because I really got lucky. This fallen...

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Unibank Haiti - Taux de Change USD / HTG (6 Juin 2019) Unibank Haiti - Taux de Change USD / HTG (6 Juin 2019)

Here is the currency exchange rate US Dollars to Haitian Gourdes as posted by Unibank Online on June 6 2019. 92.50 Haitian gourdes for one US...

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

Look at this photo... Haiti - All this Fresh Tomatoes cost 75 Haitian Gourdes, about $1.25 US... Great deal or Expensive? Note: We purchased these...

The average Haitian consumer cannot afford all the produce needed for the family meal these days The average Haitian consumer cannot afford all the produce needed for the family meal these days

Times are hard in Haiti these days, the average Haitian consumer cannot afford all the produce needed for the family meal. Yes, you to market and...