Posted: Jan 20, 2010 7:55 AM by John Pastorek
Updated: Jan 20, 2010 8:01 AM
Source: Associated Press
Cash transfers worth nearly $1.9 billion each year to Haitians from relatives living in the U.S. and elsewhere have slowed to a trickle because of earthquake damage.
Money transfer firms said their businesses are now operating on a limited basis in Haiti, mostly outside of the heavily damaged capital of Port-au-Prince.
Haiti's banks have been closed since last week's earthquake, leaving people with few options for obtaining much-needed cash.