U.S. Congress

Sunday, May 27, 2012 - 10:32

The House Appropriations Committee approved its version of the 2013 foreign aid bill on May 17. The Republican-majority committee would impose deep cuts on many assistance programs, and would strip out human rights conditions or limitations on military and police aid to Colombia, Guatemala and Mexico.

Monday, November 16, 2009 - 13:04

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

Wednesday, September 9, 2009 - 13:16

U.S. Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Florida) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives yesterday to express her "deep concern regarding the most recent strong-arm tactics of the U.S. Government to coerce the people of Honduras into accepting the return of former President Manuel Zelaya into power." Here are some excerpts from her speech. The full text can be found here.