The Pacto Histórico: a one-of-a kind alliance. It was a unique coalition, not a mere alliance among political parties, but also including social movements from a broad range of the ideological spectrum. And the "Nobodies" won. Here's how
Brigitte Gynther and Azadeh Shahshahani
In These Times
Last month, the White House announced more than $1.9 billion in “private sector commitments” to Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador-part of Vice President Harris’ “Call to Action” to address the root causes of migration from northern Central America.
“We traveled to Central America to investigate the root causes of migration. What we found is a resilient region where corporate interests, international development institutions, and the U.S. government have played a profoundly destabilizing role."
If Biden and Harris are serious about addressing migration, they must go beyond the pitifully small increases in humanitarian aid to Central America to end more than 200 years of invasions that are at the root of these causes.
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