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Weekly Report - 04 April 2019 (WR-19-13)

MEXICO-NORTHERN TRIANGLE: Migrant crisis fuels tensions with US

The Central American migrant crisis shot to prominence again this week with US President Donald Trump threatening to close the shared border with Mexico unless the government led by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador make a concerted effort to address the issue. Trump also announced that he was cutting off aid to the three Northern Triangle countries (El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras) for failing to stem the northward flow of migrants.

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