U.S. Aid

Friday, February 27, 2015 - 06:56
Senate Democrats on Tuesday unexpectedly challenged the Obama administration's plan to pour $1 billion into Central America to try to slow the flow of unaccompanied minors and others who enter the United States illegally.
Friday, February 27, 2015 - 06:27
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf paid emotional tribute Thursday to the American people for their help in battling Ebola and vowed her country would now get back on its feet.
Friday, February 13, 2015 - 07:28
The United States must learn from expensive mistakes it has made trying to rebuild Afghanistan, where it has spent more than anywhere else, and tighten up conditions for aid and oversight or risk losing much more, the head of a watchdog agency said.
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