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Venezuelan Prostitutes Earn
More Selling Dollars Than Sex

Bloomberg News, by Anatoly Kurmanaev

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Posted By:PageTurner, 6/9/2014 2:27:51 PM

The arrival of a Liberian-flagged freighter with Ukrainian, Arab and Filipino sailors spells one thing for Elena -- dollars. And greenbacks are king in Venezuela, the 32-year-old prostitute says. Within hours of hearing of the ship’s imminent arrival, she has packed her bags and is heading to the crumbling city of Puerto Cabello. It is a 450-kilometer (280-mile) journey from her home in the Western state of Zulia that Elena finds herself doing more often now as Venezuela’s economy contracts, the bolivar slumps and prices soar. Prostitutes more than double their earnings by moonlighting as currency traders in Puerto Cabello.

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Latest from the seedy socialist enterprise.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: grambo, 6/9/2014 3:31:03 PM     (No. 9878795)

And do our home-grown socialists learn from this monotonous failure of the utopian adventure? Of course not.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: stablemoney, 6/9/2014 4:29:08 PM     (No. 9878894)

Glad to hear the prostitutes are learning foreign currency trading.

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