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  • n. Plural form of bolivar.

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Examples

  • But so far I can deal with it: the amounts investigated are for movements of more than 4.5 million bolivares which is roughly 2000 US dollars.

    08/06/2006 - 08/13/2006

  • A new car costs in the neighborhood of 100,000 bolivares.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Venezuela

  • The minimum wage in 2009 was 880 bolivares (the currency was devalued by a factor of 1000 a few years ago); the bolivar has since been devalued by half.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Venezuela

  • When I lived in Venezuela (twelve years ago, when Chavez was first elected to office) I had a conversation with a Venezuelan guy who told me that in the mid 70s, when oil prices were high, the average Venezuelan (salary 500 bolivares a month or thereabouts) was able to afford a house and acar.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Venezuela

  • When I was there, average Venezuelans earned 100,000 – 200,000 bolivares a month (200 – 400 dollars); a nice new house was 15 million bolivares, a new car 20 – 25 million bolivares.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Venezuela

  • The SITME system was introduced earlier this year in a bid to clamp down on the country's unregulated, parallel currency market where the dollar easily fetches more than 8 bolivares per dollar.

    Venezuela Unifies Exchange Rates

  • Mr. Giordani said, however, that the rate on tightly controlled SITME system, which provides dollars to local companies at a rate of 5.3 bolivares per dollar, will remain unchanged.

    Venezuela Unifies Exchange Rates

  • Venezuela announced Thursday that it will once again change its exchange-rate regime by creating a flat rate of 4.30 bolivares per dollar starting Jan. 1, less than a year after the country gambled on a dual-rate structure that was supposed to offset skyrocketing inflation.

    Venezuela Unifies Exchange Rates

  • When I was there, average Venezuelans earned 100,000–200,000 bolivares a month 200–400 dollars; a nice new house was 15 million bolivares, a new car 20–25 million bolivares.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Venezuela

  • The minimum wage in 2009 was 880 bolivares the currency was devalued by a factor of 1000 a few years ago; the bolivar has since been devalued by half.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Venezuela

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