Haiti received 1.9 Billion Dollars from the Diaspora in 2014

Can you believe this? Haitians in the diaspora sent a whopping 1.9 BILLION dollars in money transfers to their family and friends living in Haiti in the year 2014... That's not counting money sent in the pockets of Haitians traveling back to Haiti...

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KREYOL: Haiti - Diaspora a voye 1 Milliard 923 Millions DOLA lajan transfer nan peyi dayiti nan lane 2014 la... Kisa ou panse de sa?

Money transfers from the Haitian diaspora outside of Haiti continue to represent an important part of the Haitian economy. The funds received from the diaspora represent some 20 percent of Haiti's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2014.

WOW... 1 billion 923 million dollars from hard working men and women from the diaspora in a single year!!!

What do you think about that?

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Charles says...

it would be nice to know which states sent the most amount of money to haiti?

is it florida for the amount of haiti imigrant populations that reside there?

there is aproximately 424,100.00 that lives in florida and New York 190,718.00. there are the 2 largest haitian haitian imigrants

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Jean says...

This both good and bad i will rather my people to establish business in Haiti where the people will work instead for this amount of money being pour to the countrys money in just one for this also shows without us there would not be able to survive because money to physically brought to Haiti money be even more n i know when i go i withe 1000 extra 200 to spend n that for most Haitian who go there in a

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Proud To Haitian says...

Se diaspora ki president Haiti paske san diaspora pagen

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Jacobinnoir says...

...and Still the haitian diapora has jo say in Haiti...smh. Neg yo en Haiti konen keu nou paka pa voye kob la en Haiti pou nou ede fanmi nou. Tout lajan sa ale direkteman nan poche secteur prive a ki guin. control tout poduits yo, tout servives yo....Kob la achte mange, peye kat telephone, lekol prive, gaz delco, glace pou refrigere mange, ak loisirs...bagay sa yo pa rete...Se sak fe pendant la vie a ap vini pi che, diapora pral oblige ap debouse plus toujou pou kimbe services sayo pou fanmi

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