El Salvador earns $1.6 billion remittances so far
Remittances to El Salvador totalled $1.6 billion during the first five months of the year.
The amount means a 7.6 percent increase, or $114 million more than last year.
According to official figures, there are 2.5 million Salvadorans living in the United States, of which about 212,000 are protected by a temporary migration law that allows them to live and work there.
Source (in Spanish): Prensa Libre