On March 30, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a public roundtable titled “Interpreting Increased Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean,” centered on the recent increases in the flow of remittances toward Latin America.
A Financial Services Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on saving and investment rates in Latin America post-Covid.
Este memo presenta los resultados del proyecto piloto sobre la inclusión financiera en Nicaragua en alianza con CAMINNA y Banpro/Grupo Promerica.
En alianza con Banpro y la Alianza para las Migraciones en Centroamérica y México, nuestro programa de inclusión financiera generó US$960,000 en ahorros.
Addressing the unique financial needs of migrants will optimize the potential of their contributions and those of future generations.
Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean surpassed US$70 billion in 2016, representing a critical source of income for the region. Two new Dialogue studies shed light on remittances, emerging technologies in methods of transfers, and opportunities for financial inclusion. These studies were presented and discussed on May 17th at an event moderated by Peter Hakim, President Emeritus of the Dialogue, and featuring speakers Manuel Orozco, the Director of the Dialogue’s Migration, Remittances, and Development Program, and Daniel Ayala, the Executive Vice President and Head of Global Remittances Services for Wells Fargo.
This study presents the findings of a migrant survey conducted in November 2016 about remittances, new technologies, and financial access among Latin American migrants in the United States.
Central America faces a wide range of challenges in the global context, of which organized crime, access to trade and financing, and outbound migration are a few. This is a compilation of the most relevant Dialogue’s reports on the region.
Understanding Income, Remittances and Financial Access in Latin America and the Caribbean: the case of El Salvador
This article analyses financial access in El Salvador, delving into its characteristics and determinants. The article also presents the impact of a financial inclusion strategy to increase savings formalization rates among the population. The analysis is based on a financial advising project for more than 17,000 Salvadorans at branches of…
The Costs of Sending Money to Latin America and the Caribbean
The results of a recent financial education project informed a wide-ranging discussion on financial inclusion strategies in Mexico.