U.S. Aid

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 06:17
1st Lt. Moncada and Capt. Haywood were among a company of engineers who deployed to build treatment facilities in West Africa late last year. Now they tell their own experiences of soaking rain, midnight convoys, unreliable contractors and their "most valuable asset" — a Liberian captain.
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 07:04
But the essence of what the Alliance for Prosperity promises is that more of the same—more local spending on infrastructure to facilitate foreign investment, more corporate tax breaks and free trade zones and more regulatory harmonization—will allow Central America to pull itself up by its bootstraps.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 07:07
On February 2, the State Department sent to Congress more details about its big request for US$1 billion in 2016 assistance to Central America, as part of next year’s foreign aid budget proposal. Compared to 2014, this US$1 billion package would mean a tripling of foreign aid budget assistance to the region, especially to the three “Northern Triangle” countries (El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras), which suffer very high violent crime levels.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 07:16
Office of the Spokesperson of the Department of State held a teleconference on the Fiscal Year 2016 budget proposal.
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 07:12
President Obama will request from Congress $1 billion to help Central America’s leaders make the difficult reforms and investments required to address the region’s interlocking security, governance and economic challenges.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 07:49
A top Palestinian diplomat is lobbying Congress not to cut off aid to the Palestinian Authority (P.A.) despite its moves to join the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 10:10

ISIL's Reign of Terror: Confronting the Growing Humanitarian Crisis in Iraq and Syria

Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy, and Global Women's Issues

Date: Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Time: 10:00 AM

Location: Senate Dirksen 419

Presiding: Senator Boxer

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 06:41

Last week, eight U.S. lawmakers called for cuts to the planned U.S. security assistance package to Colombia for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 in response to continuing reports of human rights violations, violence and impunity in the country.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 12:00

Both the House of Representatives and the Senate appropriations committees passed two versions of the State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations bill for FY 2015, which contains most of the annual U.S. budget for foreign aid. These bills offer a glimpse into what U.S. foreign aid to Latin America might look like for next year.

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 06:28
U.S. Navy medical professionals traveled with local doctors and nurses in Belize to observe how the Belizean medical system provides care to rural areas. The Navy is in Belize as part of Southern Partnership Station 2014