Harris, Mexican president plan virtual meet to discuss tree-planting concept

Harris, Mexican president plan virtual meet to discuss tree-planting concept
Pixabay; LU Staff

[Ed. – You have to admit, it’s kind of entertaining how everything is just random now.  “Hmm…border crisis…border crisis… Hey, maybe there could be a program to plant trees!” “Yeah, dude, let’s totally Zoom that one!  See, say pwodway!”]

The White House announced Harris will hold a virtual meeting with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on May 7 to discuss “migration” but that will not be the main focus of the discussion, according to the Daily Mail:

Mexico’s top diplomat revealed the news and said the video meeting will focus on Mexico’s questioned tree-planting program.

López Obrador is trying to get the United States to help fund a massive expansion of the program into Central America as a way to stem migration. …

López Obrador spoke about his ‘Planting Life’ program at the virtual climate change summit Biden staged last week. The idea is to pay farmers to plant 1 billion fruit and timber trees in Mexico.

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