U.S. VP touts $3.2 billion investment aimed at stemming Central America migration

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By Daina Beth Solomon, Ted Hesson and Matt Spetalnick LOS ANGELES/WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris has pooled $3.2 billion in corporate pledges aimed at addressing some of the economic factors driving migration from Central America, her office said on Tuesday, lending impetus to measures to be discussed at the Summit of the Americas this week. The new commitments from U.S. companies, including Visa Inc and apparel maker Gap Inc, were announced a day before President Joe Biden formally opens the Los Angeles gathering, which has been marred by controversy over the exclusio…

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