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Dropping remittances hits Mexico

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The remittances that Mexican emigrants send home to their families from a recession-bound US has dropped by 14 per cent over the last year. Adam Thomson visited the small town of Sengio in the southern state of Michoacan to see how families and local businesses are being affected by the drop off in funds.

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Samuil Simeonov

Samuil Simeonov is a political scientist