U.S. Aid

Friday, April 17, 2015 - 07:58
Ambassador George A. Krol delivered his first public speech as U.S. Ambassador to Kazakhstan on the broad and productive U.S.-Kazakhstan bilateral relationship. The Ambassador underscored the importance of the U.S.-Kazakhstan strategic partnership as well as people-to-people ties, the U.S. Embassy in Kazakhstan said.
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 06:53
After spending hundreds of millions of dollars and deploying nearly 3,000 troops to build Ebola treatment centers, the United States ended up creating facilities that have largely sat empty: Only 28 Ebola patients have been treated at the 11 treatment units built by the United States military, American officials now say.
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 12:39

A recent article in the Mexican newspaper, Milenio, highlighted the significant amount of military training the United States is providing to Mexican security forces.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 07:35
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations hearing regarding U.S. food assistannce and need for reform of the program. 
Panel One
Ms. Dina Esposito
Director Of The Office Of Food For Peace
United States Agency for International Development
Washington , DC
Panel Two
Dr. Helene Gayle
President And CEO
Washington , DC
Dr. Vincent Smith
Friday, April 3, 2015 - 11:44

Across Latin America and the Caribbean, the number of people supporting the use of vigilantism, an indicator of distrust in law enforcement and judicial institutions, is significantly increasing according to a recent study by Vanderbilt University’s Latin American Public Opinion Project. Although the study, which is based on surveys from 2004 and 2014, shows that most people throughout the Americas do not support vigilantism, the findings highlight challenges in U.S. security assistance to many countries in Latin American and the Caribbean.

Friday, April 3, 2015 - 08:00
Deputy Secretary of State Anthony Blinken says the United States will "continue to advocate for free media and more open political systems" in Central Asia, a strategic region that lies between Russia, China, Afghanistan, and Iran.
Friday, March 27, 2015 - 13:30

On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representative’s subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs held a hearing, “U.S. Assistance to Central America” to discuss the contents of the $1 billion dollar aid package President Obama has requested to address the conditions in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador propelling migration north.

Monday, March 23, 2015 - 08:51

In the span of less than one week, Mexican security forces captured two of the most notorious and feared drug cartel leaders in the country. But does the Drug War tactic known as the Kingpin Strategy, a policy supported by the U.S. government and supplemented by billions of dollars in U.S. aid, actually make Mexico safer?

Friday, March 20, 2015 - 08:28


House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing regarding effectiveness of the U.S. foreign assistance. 


Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 07:39
Since March 2014, the price of oil has fallen from about $90 a barrel to just over $45, and the story about sub-Saharan Africa’s energy development future has changed with it.