Wall Street Journal Examines U.S. Aid Cuts To Central American Nations, Potential Impacts On Migration
Wall Street Journal: Central American Migrants Are ‘Voting With Their Feet’ Despite U.S. Threats
“President Trump’s government recently announced … aid cuts to Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador — the Northern Triangle — in a bid to pressure them to slow the flow of migrants to the U.S. But the plan faces a grim economic reality: aid isn’t nearly as vital as the billions of dollars in remittances sent home by migrants in the U.S. … While the U.S. will continue to fund some health, human rights, and pro-democracy initiatives in the Northern Triangle, most violence-prevention and development aid will be cut, including to farmers…” (Whelan, 7/19).
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