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2017 Remittances: Record High to Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Remittances to low- and middle-income countries rebounded to a record level in 2017 after two consecutive years of decline. The World Bank estimates that officially recorded remittances to low- and middle-income countries reached $466 billion in 2017, an increase of 8.5 percent over $429 billion in 2016.

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What Bill Gates is Afraid of

28 Million Children: Refugees, Displaced, Asylum Seekers