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Guatemalan emigrants’ remittances rose by 5.5 percent last year to $4.1 billion

Thursday, January 6, 2011


The remittances sent by Guatemala’s emigrants to their families back home have recovered from the 9.3 percent loss in 2009.

Last year closed with a 5.5 percent increase after rising to $4.13 billion compared with $3.91 billion in 2009.

In December, the emigrants sent $348.4 million, a 7.4 percent year-on-year increase.

 

Original source (in Spanish): El Periódico