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Honduras: remittances grow 8 percent

Monday, July 14, 2014


 

Remittances to Honduras reached $1.68 billion in the first half of the year, the country's central bank said.

The figure represents a growth of 8 percent compared with the same period last year.

Honduran authorities expect $3.2 billion in remittances for the whole year, boosted by a proposal to increase the minimum wage in the United States, the country's main source of remittances.

Full story (in Spanish)