Harris to announce business investments in Central America amid migrant surge

The Washington Examiner

Vice President Kamala Harris will announce agreements with private sector companies to invest in Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador as part of the White House’s effort to stem migration from Central America to the southern border.

Twelve firms and organizations have signed on, including Mastercard, Microsoft, Nespresso, Chobani, and Duolingo, a White House official said.

Others include Bancolombia and Davivienda, two regional banks, the World Economic Forum, which runs an annual gathering for the political and business elite in Davos, Switzerland, and nonprofit groups such as the Tent Partnership for Refugees, Accion, Pro Mujer, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Executives from Accion, Chobani/Tent Partnership, Duolingo, Mastercard, Pro Mujer, and the WEF will sit down in person with Harris at the White House, with others joining the meeting virtually.

The Washington Examiner covers a sit-down with Vice President Kamala Harris about her call to action for the Northern Triangle which Accion CEO Michael Schlein attended.

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