President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says the U.S. government has offered to help finance a proposed train line for Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula.
López Obrador said late Saturday that U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross conveyed a message from President Donald Trump saying that “they are willing to invest and to help build the Mayan Train and other infrastructure in the southeast.”
The U.S. has pledged $4.8 billion in development aid to bolster southern Mexico’s economy in hopes of lessening the need for poor residents to migrate to the U.S. A . . .