Foreign Aid

Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 14:15

Below is a list of private companies contracted by the U.S. State and Defense Departments in 2009 to carry out activities related to U.S. military and police aid to Colombia. The source is an annual report (4.78MB PDF file) required by section 694(b) of the 2003 Foreign Relations Authorization Act.

Monday, November 1, 2010 - 00:00
The 612th Air Base Squadron here and the 2nd Air Refueling Squadron from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst worked together with the U.S. Agency for International Development to ship humanitarian aid here Oct. 21 and 25.
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 - 16:28

Adam discusses the Obama administration's new security aid program for 15 Caribbean countries. Here is a link to the 2011 Congressional Budget Justification document referred to in the podcast.

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Monday, November 16, 2009 - 13:04

This is cross-posted from the Center for International Policy's Colombia-focused website, "Plan Colombia and Beyond."

Tuesday, March 10, 2009 - 15:07

On March 3, 2009, the U.S. House Committee of Foreign Affairs held a hearing to discuss present and future relations with Bolivia. Rep. Connie Mack (R-FL-14) set the tone and focus of the hearing during his opening statement when he asked, “Is there still hope for a better relationship with Bolivia or is Evo Morales bound and determined in the stance that he is in?” Other members of the committee expressed their concern with the government of Morales; Rep.