Cutting the lifeline to Honduras

Money sent home by migrant workers provides a lifeline for millions of the world's poorest people. So the global economic crisis has had a dramatic effect on families in the developing world.

In Honduras, remittances have long been the main source of foreign currency. But now that money is drying up.

Assignment hears from Honduran migrant workers in the US who are struggling to find jobs - and from their impoverished families back home.

Producer: Vera Frankl
An IGA production for BBC World Service.

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Sun 29 Aug 2010 10:05 GMT

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