US pledges billions in aid to develop Central America, curb migration

Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard announces a joint development plan between Mexico and the United States for the northern triangle of Central America, in Mexico City, Mexico December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The United States is committing billions of dollars toward development in Central America and Mexico, as part of a plan to strengthen economic growth in the region and curb illegal immigration, the U.S. and Mexican governments said on Tuesday. Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has been seeking to persuade U.S. […]

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