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Mexico president suggests U.S. citizenship for tree planting program

by Reuters
Thursday, 22 April 2021 14:29 GMT

MEXICO CITY, April 22 (Reuters) - Mexico President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador suggested on Thursday that the U.S. government could offer temporary work visas and eventually citizenship to those who take part in a vast tree planting program.

In remarks for the White House virtual climate summit, Lopez Obrador said that Mexico aimed to expand the program to Central America, which he said is currently planting 700,000 trees. (Reporting by Cassandra Garrison; Editing by Frank Jack Daniel)

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