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peso

1. the standard monetary unit, comprising 100 centavos, of Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, and the Philippines; formerly also of Guinea-Bissau, where it was replaced by the CFA franc
2. the standard monetary unit of Uruguay, divided into 100 centesimos
3. another name for piece of eight
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This is good news for Cubans who are paid in Cuban pesos and now find their salaries can buy more, but not good for tourists with dollars, who will find hotels, rental cars and restaurants even more expensive than before.
In a country where almost the entire economy is in state hands and prices are fixed, companies must exchange dollars and CUCs with the government at the official one-to-one exchange rate, while the CUC is valued at 25 pesos at exchange offices.
Es posible que en el sexo femenino, la bioimpedancia tenga mayor valor para establecer de forma mas exacta la situacion hidrica, al menos en nuestro grupo, el 50% de las mujeres presentaban parametros de sobrecarga hidrica no estimados por el peso seco clinico, aunque si presentaban una presion arterial sistolica mas elevada que los varones (4).
La clasificacion de los animales por tamano corporal fue significativamente diferente para todas las variables analizadas, siendo las diferencias de 1,27 kg, 24,78 kg, 24,7 kg y 0,175 kg de peso al nacimiento, destete, ajustado a los 210 dias y ganancia diaria de peso respectivamente, para los terneros de FS mediano vs pequeno al destete.
Besides, the factors pumping up the peso may shift.
Part of our success with our pitching staff is the nice job he does behind the plate," Peso said.
The IDB signs with an investment bank or other commercial entity to exchange cash flows from the loan in pesos to the loan in dollars.
Second, the origins of the Mexican peso crisis can be traced, in part, to trends in the globalization of finance over the past decade, trends with respect to the technology of markets, the liberalization of financial systems, and diversification of investors' portfolios.
As indicated, simply to maintain the same actual values insured for machinery and raw materials alone, the total premium in pesos climbed from 103,200 to 164,100--an increase of 59 percent.
Not surprisingly, foreign investors are cautious of the Latin American markets after the fall of the Mexican peso wiped out over $10 billion in U.
8759, otherwise known as the PESO Act of 1999, paving the way for Filipino jobseekers, especially those in the rural areas, to find better employment in the country.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Turkish citizen Vahap Euzdemir was surprised when he realized he had been given a number of fake 100 peso bills while exchanging currency in Buenos Aires, a trap tourists and even locals occasionally fall into in Argentina.