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Prices went up in April, but inflation still cooled
May 15, 2024

Prices went up in April, but inflation still cooled

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Setting aside food and fuels costs, the consumer price index increase over 12 months was the lowest in three years.

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Inflation that's tamer than experts forecasted

The consumer price index was up 3.4% at an annual rate in April, which is a slight cooling of price gains. For people fervently hoping for interest rates to go down sooner rather than later, this is good news. We’ll discuss with Jared Dillian, an author and founder of Jared Dillian Money, a personal finance site.

How migration altered the economy of this Colombian town

May 15, 2024
Necoclí, Colombia, is a key stop on the migratory route to the U.S. Traditionally dependent on tourism, its economy has shifted to serve migrants.
Migrants' tents line a beach in Necoclí, Colombia. It's a key staging post on their journey north to the U.S.
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