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The Haitian Diaspora Doubled Contribution in 10 Years

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The Haitian Diaspora Doubled Contribution in 10 Years

If there is one sector in Haitian life that is expected to pay the bills but not to be represented it is none other than the Haitian Diaspora.

Until recently with the amended Constitution, Haitians living in the Diaspora was not able to participate in Haitian politic.
However, this same group is expected to respond financially whenever there is a need.

In a report released in 2013, the amount of Remittances received by the countries in Latin America and the Caribbean are important sources of income.

According to the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), remittances represent more than 10% of the gross domestic product in Haiti

Tags: money transfer, Remittance

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