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Monday, March 19, 2007

Latin Migrants Sent $62 Billion Home in 2006

NPR reports:

The Inter-American Development Bank estimates that migrant workers from Latin America sent home $62 billion last year — more than all foreign aid and investment in the region. The number could hit $100 billion by 2010.
How much are they spending in transaction fees? How much money can we save them?

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