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U.S. shares blame in Central Am. crisis

Mark P. Jones

U.S. shares blame in Central Am. crisis.

America's sordid history of intervention in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras has contributed to the region's instability and led to the flow of migrants seeking asylum in the U.S., writes fellow Mark Jones. Even if one believes the U.S. owes these countries nothing, the only realistic way to significantly reduce the number of unauthorized Central American immigrants is to improve conditions in their homelands. Houston Chronicle: