Reuters: U.S. aid cuts to Central America may backfire, fueling migration north: charities

Reuters: U.S. aid cuts to Central America may backfire, fueling migration north: charities

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4/2/19

Reuters quoted David Ray, CARE vice president of policy and advocacy, in a story about the Trump Administration’s threat to cut foreign assistance to Central American countries. CARE’s work in Guatemala to help poor farmers grow sustainable crops would be one of the projects affected. “Poverty, violence and insecurity - those are exactly the drivers of migration. So to undercut those programs seems to be self-defeating.” Read more here. It was featured in VOA here and Yahoo Sports here.

CREDIT: CARE/Josh Estey

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