In 2014, remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean grew 4%, reaching at least $62.3 billion.
Remittances can build prosperity, rather than simply sustain survival, in communities throughout Central America.
This report investigates the obstacles facing the free and secure flow of remittance transfers from the United States to Somalia.
The Inter-American Dialogue is pleased to publish this working paper by Manuel Orozco, director of our program on Migration, Remittances, and Development, and Julia Yansura, program associate at the Dialogue. Our aim is to stimulate a broad and well-informed public debate on complex issues facing analysts, decision makers, and citizens…
How do patterns of migration and remittances differ across regions? What kinds of frameworks support the contributions of remittances to local development?
Women in Latin America have come a long way but aren’t there yet. The legacy of Iberian colonialism, male-centered Catholicism and an undemocratic past all contributed to societies that subjugated women to men.
The earthquake in Haiti has exacerbated an existing distress during the international recession and increased uncertainty of what to do and how to help.
Congressional Testimony: Crossing Borders, Keeping Connected — Women, Migration and Development in the OSCE Region
Migration in the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) region has become a key engine for economic growth and development and is of significance and importance.
Gender and remittances: Preliminary notes about senders and recipients in Latin America and the Caribbean
Within the changing landscape of migration where both men and women are moving across borders, remittance transfers also follow gendered lines. These dynamics are the differences in sex and social practices that signify the presence of prevailing relationships in the broader context of contemporary transnational migration (Ramirez 2005).