“Remittances have been an essential lifeline to the poor and working people in El Salvador, but it’s not by any means a sound basis for economic growth,” said Cynthia Arnson, director of the Latin American program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington.

Cynthia J. Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, was quoted in this article by Bloomberg News about the presidential runoffs in El Salvador. Arnson talks about remittances and their role in economic growth.

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