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Remittances increase throughout all Central America

Monday, July 18, 2011

Remittances from emigrants are growing rapidly throughout Central America, that at varying rates.

While in El Salvador, remittances in the first half of this year increased by 4.3 percent year on year, in Guatemala they rose by 9.5 percent and in Honduras by 11.7 percent.

In absolute terms, Guateamala heads the list of the recipient countries. From January though June it received $2.18 billion.


Original source (in Spanish): La Prensa