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Another Plan Colombia is no solution for Central America migration crisis

By 30 agosto, 2014 Sin Comentarios

http://72migrantes.com/fotos/RicardoRamirezArriola021.jpgWhile the least-productive Congress in history went on vacation in August without addressing the Central American child refugee crisis, others opined about possible solutions. In an August 5 op-ed in the Los Angeles Times, Luis Alberto Moreno, president of the Inter-American Development Bank, suggested policymakers look further south to Colombia and use the $8 billion Plan Colombia aid package as a model for U.S. assistance to the Northern Triangle countries of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. On August 18, Daniel Runde of the Center for Strategic and International Studies echoed the call in a blog for Foreign Policy. This is a deeply flawed recommendation for a number of reasons, argues Julia Duranti (Witness for Peace Colombia). Read the article:

Another Plan Colombia is no solution for Central America migration crisis

More information on the topic: Father Solalinde declares migrant flows will not cease amidst imposition of new federal measures and Mexico-U.S. Migration of Unaccompanied Children Is Humanitarian Crisis – Father Alejandro Solalinde