That’s Just How Much Money You Need To Buy Anything In Crisis-Stricken Venezuela (13 pics)

Posted in PICTURES       22 Aug 2018       4689       1 GALLERY VIEW

Crisis-stricken Venezuela is currently in the grip of hyperinflation

A 2.4 kg chicken is pictured next to 14,600,000 bolivars, its price and the equivalent of 2.22 USD

 

These pictures show how little the national currency, the Bolivar, is worth

A toilet paper roll next to 2,600,000 bolivars, its price and the equivalent of 0.40 USD

 

Those without a bank account have to carry around huge piles of cash to buy even the most basic of household goods

A kilogram of carrots next to 3,000,000 bolivars, its price and the equivalent of 0.46 USD

 

A package of pads is pictured next to 3,500,000 bolivars, its price and the equivalent of 0.53 USD

 

A package of diapers next to 8,000,000 bolivars, its price and the equivalent of 1.22 USD

 

The prices shown here are from the time the pictures were taken, the situation is so volatile they are likely to be very different now

A kilogram of cheese next to 7,500,000 bolivars, its price and the equivalent of 1.14 USD

 

A package of 1kg of rice next to 2,500,000 bolivars, its price and the equivalent of 0.38 USD

 

A bar of soap next to 3,500,000 bolivars, its price and the equivalent of 0.53 USD

 

A kilogram of meat next to 9,500,000 bolivars, its price and the equivalent of 1.45 USD

 

A kilogram of tomatoes next to 5,000,000 bolivars, its price and the equivalent of 0.76 USD

 

A package of 1kg of pasta next to 2,500,000 bolivars, its price and the equivalent of 0.38 USD

 

Pressure is increasing on President Maduro to find a solution, as protests begin in the streets of Caracas

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Solly 1 year ago
Just like the Weimer republic Germany.
       
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