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Remittances resurgent throughout Central America

Wednesday, June 15, 2011


Remittances from Central American emigrants to their families back home are resurgent, according to figures through April.

In Nicaragua, remittances brought in $287 million, 8.2 percent more than in the same period of last year.

In Guatemala, they came to $1.76 billion, 10 percent year-on-year growth; El Salvador $1.51 billion, up 4.8 percent, and Honduras $1.16 billion, an 11.7 percent increase.

Original source (in Spanish): La Prensa