Chavez Orders 32 Percent Devaluation of the Bolivar

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A counting machine calculates the number of bolivar notes in this... News PhotoCaracas,Coin,Counting,Currency,Finance,Government,Horizontal,Latin America,Machinery,Neat,Photograph,Politics,South America,The Americas,VenezuelaPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergA counting machine calculates the number of bolivar notes 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