Chavez Orders 32 Percent Devaluation of the Bolivar

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Bolivar notes are placed in a counting machine in this arranged... News PhotoCaracas,Coin,Counting,Currency,Finance,Government,Horizontal,Latin America,Machinery,Neat,Photograph,Politics,South America,The Americas,VenezuelaPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergBolivar notes are placed in a counting machine in this arranged photograph taken in Caracas, Venezuela, on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who hasn’t been seen or heard from publicly since arriving in Havana on Dec. 10 for cancer surgery, ordered his government to weaken the exchange rate by 32 percent to 6.3 bolivars per dollar starting on Feb. 13. Photographer: Meridith Kohut/Bloomberg via Getty Images