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  • Moldova is Too Dependent on Remittances

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    In past years Moldova has become too dependent on the money people from abroad send to the country, experts say. “It’s like living on drugs and it’s called remittances,” says economist Ionita Veaceslav, who works for a social economic think thank IDIS Viitorul in Chisinau. He expects Moldova to be […]

  • 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 […]