[Marxism] US threatens El Salvador aid over support for Venezuela

Joseph Catron jncatron at gmail.com
Mon Apr 27 04:15:43 MDT 2015


This looks like the kind of "aid" El Salvador would be better off
without anyway:

"The White House aims to spend $1 billion in the next year through the
Alliance for Prosperity in the Northern Triangle plan to address the
region's economic deprivation, insecurity and instability — the
primary drivers of child migration from El Salvador, Guatemala and
Honduras.

"However, civil society groups have voiced alarm over the proposed aid
package's focus on private and foreign investment. In an open letter
to President Barack Obama and regional leaders on April 10, 80
organizations said the plan’s emphasis on large-scale development
projects designed without community participation would exacerbate,
not ease, poverty and violence in the region. The groups also
denounced the militarization of the 'war on drugs,' which has given
rise to systematic human rights abuses; the militarized policing of
regional borders, which violates the rights of refugees fleeing
violence during transit; and their harsh treatment in the United
States ..."

http://america.aljazeera.com/opinions/2015/4/us-aid-proposal-could-worsen-violence-in-el-salvador.html

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