Canada should weigh in on the crisis in Central America
By Les WhittingtonMay. 15, 2019
While the U.S. debates aid cuts, Canada should talk about the need to do more—not less—to improve the conditions that are forcing Central Americans to flee north.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with Mexican President (then president-elect) Andrés Manuel López Obrador in Mexico City on July 13, 2018. The Mexican leader has proposed a US$30-billion Marshall Plan to restructure Central America’s economy. Photograph courtesy of the U.S. State Department
OTTAWA—The history of United States’ intervention in Central America is a long, bloody, and depressing story.
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