Institutions are required to report to the UCREF any transaction involving funds that appear to be derived from a crime, as well as those exceeding 200,000 gourdes
. Failure to report such transactions is punishable by more than three years' imprisonment and a fine of 20 million gourdes
By charging half a gourde
per bucket, the project will generate an annual revenue of two million gourdes
, based on annual consumption of 20 million gallons of water in all the benefiting communities.
We know that the minimum daily wage in Haiti is just 36 gourdes
[US$1.30] and that doesn't cover our daily needs.
Rosemene explains that for an eight- to eight-and-a-half-hour day, a factory worker earns 36 gourdes
(US $1 = approx.
The embargo has brought on inflation and left half the work force jobless with "an average wage of about twenty gourdes
for eight hours of work," according to Raymond Lafontant Jr., executive director of the Association of Industries of Haiti.
Moise, before he came to power in 2017, headed a company which received more than 33 million Gourdes
to do the road work, though the company in principle did nothing but grow bananas.
There's also a "Happy Thanksgiving" sticker available along with a pretty place setting of animated decorative gourdes
and a set table complete with animated candle sticks.
We have to fight with them," said Molier Benoit, whose syndicate doubled its fares to 12 gourdes
(31 cents) for a ride in a metal frame built onto the back of a truck.
The game, retailing for about US$9 (370 Haitian gourdes
), has been called a "game that dehumanizes all groups of people" by the Minneapolis-based National Institute on Media and the Family.