The United States pledged $5.8 billion in development aid and investment on Tuesday in Central America, and another $4.8 billion in development aid for southern Mexico. The U. S assistance is intended to enable to promote better security conditions and employment opportunities as part of a regional plan, the Central Americans and the Mexicans stay in their own countries and not emigrate. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
The United States is set to allow a regional planning, Central Americans and the Mexicans stay in their own countries and not emigrate. American officials pledged $5.8 billion in development aid and investment on Tuesday for a strengthening of the government and the economic development in Central America, and another $4.8 billion in development aid for southern Mexico.
The plan aims to promote a better security situation and employment opportunities, which was announced in a joint U.S.-Mexican statement released by the State Department and read aloud from the Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary, Marcelo Ebrard in Mexico city.
“In sum, I think this is a good news, very good news for Mexico,” Ebrard said.
New President, Andres Manuel Lopez inaugurated Obrador waxed poetic about the plan, not to create jobs, allow people to emigrate.
“I have a dream that I want to see the reality … that no one wants to go to work in the United States more,” he said at a morning press conference prior to the announcement.
Ebrard has already been suggested, the over $25 billion in U.S. investment banking would be a fitting image for what are called Mexicans and Central Americans, “The Alliance for prosperity” in the region.
The combination of public and private investments for the stay-at-home effort does not require the consent of the Congress, in contrast to Trump’s signature project to curb illegal immigration by a border wall.
More than 49,000 children over the border alone during the 2018 financial year. The average length of time children spend in temporary accommodation increased from 40 days in the year 2016 fiscal year to 59 in the year 2018, according to Federal data. There are currently more than 14,000 children in 137 government shelters across the country.
The USA has supposedly allow you want to Mexico, migrants who apply for asylum to stay in the United States, in Mexico, while their applications are processed.
The State Department issued a statement saying, “The United States is committing $to promote the 5.8 billion euros through public and private investments, institutional reforms and development in the Northern triangle”, a term that refers to Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador.
The new Mexican government has said it is also interested in agricultural, forestry and tourism projects in southern Mexico, and the United States said it will contribute to these efforts.
The U.S. Overseas Private Investment Corporation “is ready to invest and to mobilize $2 billion in additional funds for projects in southern Mexico, all of which are viable, and the private sector investments,” said the statement. “This amount is in addition to the $2.8 billion in projects for Mexico by OPIC, the current investment pipeline.”
Ebrard said: “the obligations, The mean resident here for more than a doubling of foreign investment in southern Mexico from 2019.”
It was unclear whether Mexico would give anything in return. A planned announcement on Mexico migration policy was postponed until Wednesday.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.