Twenty years out, the dollar lowered inflation and narrowed the gap between salary and the basic basket

Published on January 13, 2020
Norma doesn’t remember how much money she had for the grocery purchases 20 years ago, when the currency in Ecuador was the sucre, only that the return varied. “One week the money was reached, and another did not, so there I saw what I cooked my children. Sometimes it was just rice with guineo,” says this 57-year-old […]

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