As coronavirus layoffs surge in richer countries, poorer ones lose vital remittance payments | Curio

As coronavirus layoffs surge in richer countries, poorer ones lose vital remittance payments

11 mins | Apr 13, 2020

"The loss of remittances is a loss of a crucial financing lifeline." "As hundreds of millions of people around the world grapple with job losses, business closures and lockdowns, many are no longer able to help poorer relatives in developing nations whose lives can hinge on these payments." Sudarsan Raghavan, Max Bearak and Kevin Sieff writing in The Washington Post explain.

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From The Washington Post