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U.S. announces $310 million in humanitarian, food aid to Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador - Metro US

U.S. announces $310 million in humanitarian, food aid to Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador

U.S. Vice President Harris holds videoconference with Guatemala's President Giammattei at the White House in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, in a virtual meeting with Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei on Monday, announced an additional $310 million in U.S. government support for humanitarian relief and to address food insecurity in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, the White House said.

The two leaders also “agreed to open Migrant Resource Centers in Guatemala to provide services for people seeking lawful pathways of migration as well as those in need of protection, asylum referrals, and refugee resettlement,” the White House said.

(Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Kim Coghill)

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