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Remittances to Guatemala soar

Friday, April 8, 2016


Remittances to Guatemala have risen sharply in the first quarter. The nation’s emigrants sent $1.7 billion to their families back home, a 19 percent increase on the same period of last year.

The central bank estimates that this year remittances could rise to $7 billion, a 10 percent increase compared with 2015.

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