Central America Needs a ‘Marshall Plan,’ Julián Castro Says

Robert Valencia
Mar 19, 2019 - 5:00
Central America Needs a ‘Marshall Plan,’ Julián Castro Says

Democratic presidential candidate and former Housing and Urban Development secretary Julián Castro said that Central America needs a 21st century “Marshall Plan” to halt the influx of undocumented immigrants at the US-Mexico border. In an interview with The Guardian, the former mayor of San Antonio, Texas argued that a new model of economic cooperation could follow in the footsteps of Harry Truman’s aid program, which helped western Europe in the devastating aftermath of World War II....

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