The United States on Tuesday pledged a total of $10.6 billion to Mexico and Central America.
This comes on the same day White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders announced there will be no shutdown over border wall funding.
The AP reported:
The United States pledged $5.8 billion in aid Tuesday for strengthening government and economic development in Central America, and another $4.8 billion in development aid for southern Mexico.
The U.S aid aims to promote better security conditions and job opportunities as part of a regional plan to allow Central Americans to remain in their countries and not have to emigrate.
The plan was announced in a joint U.S.-Mexican statement released by the State Department and read aloud by Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard in the Mexican capital.
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