Mexico will launch a job creation program for El Salvador on Thursday as part of its Central America development plan geared at slowing illegal migration, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Wednesday.
El Salvador's recently inaugurated president on Tuesday promised to comply with reparations ordered by an international court for relatives of the victims of the El Mozote massacre, one of the bloodiest chapters of the country's 1980-1992 civil war.
The State Department announced Monday it will cut new foreign aid to the "Northern Triangle" countries -- Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador -- unless their governments take "concrete action" to stem the flow of migrants towards the United States.
U.S. President Donald Trump's administration announced on Monday plans to permanently divert hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, after Trump blasted the three countries because thousands of their citizens had sought asylum at the U.S. border with Mexico.
President Donald Trump's administration announced on Monday plans to permanently reprogram hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, after Trump blasted the three countries because thousands of their citizens had sought asylum at the U.S. border with Mexico.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he will meet with the leader of El Salvador in the southern Mexican City of Tapachula, as pressure mounts from Washington to cut the flow of Central American migrants toward the U.S. border.
A U.S. plan to make asylum seekers from Honduras and El Salvador seek refuge in Guatemala instead of the United States would endanger, not protect, refugees, a prominent rights group said on Friday as U.S. negotiators met Guatemalan officials.
When Trump demands that Mexico "fix" its immigration problem, he should look to the spiraling collapse of Central America. The limitless flow of people towards the border begins with the tortured descent of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador into the abyss.
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