The funds were previously frozen in order to scrutinise how they were being used. In a separate move, Washington suspended financial aid to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, citing these countries’ inability to curb ongoing illegal migration to the US.
After having examined their use, the US Office of Management and Budget has unfrozen several foreign aid packages that hadn’t been allocated for any purpose and are set to expire on 30 September, Politico reported, citing an anonymous senior administration official.