US aid

Trump will not run the US alone. As has always been the case, American presidents must negotiate policies with Congress. African
Berta Cáceres' family wants the U.S. to halt security funds until the Honduran government agrees to an impartial investigation.
Morocco has illegally occupied the former Spanish colony for more than 40 years.
Kafayat Amusa, Lecturer in Economics, University of South Africa; Nara Monkam, Research Director, Africa Tax Institute, University
Until recently, the U.S. relationship to Saudi Arabia has been one of those things that we're not allowed to do anything about. There's death and taxes, and the U.S. is joined at the hip to Saudi Arabia. Move along, nothing to see here.
On February 24, representatives from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala will meet with Vice President Biden in Washington to discuss the past and future of the Alliance for Prosperity, a multi-year U.S. aid package to Central America.
Congress is still debating Obama's proposed $1 billion aid package to Central America. In the past years, the majority of funding to Central America, allocated through the Central America Regional Security Initiative, has mainly focused on the drug war and fighting gangs.
The United States State Department recently released their 2014 Human Rights Report. The latest report describes grave human rights conditions in Mexico, including abuses committed by government agents, use of torture, poorly investigated disappearances, and widespread impunity.
Last week U.S. President Barack Obama informed Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi that the military aid that was previously put on hold in the wake of the 2013 military takeover that removed Egypt's first democratically elected president, Mohammed Morsi, would be reinstated.
The so-called Arab Spring has proved that the fall of a Mubarak-like presidency does not mean the immediate rise of democracy. In spite of this, I am confident that Egypt will not return to an authoritarian governing system again, and that with some time, it will achieve its democratic goals.
"But, in very broad terms, the U.S. government has spent most of what it will ever spend on Iraq," he added. "While you may
Israel’s economy is booming. So why is the United States still giving it $3.1 billion a year? That’s the question on the
CAIRO -- After months of icy relations between the United States and Egypt, the Obama administration announced on Tuesday
It is impossible not to be touched by the apocalyptic scenes emerging from the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk in Damascus. But the cameras, and the donors, seem to have moved on.
Those with intellectual and developmental disabilities number in the hundreds of millions, yet they too often live in the shadows of society. Subject to stigma, prejudice, shame, and abuse, they are often denied access to food, school, health care, and social integration.
WASHINGTON -- As the number of civilian protesters killed in clashes with Egyptian military forces continued to climb this
The political issue of the day in Washington has become aid to Egypt. With violence on all sides, should the $1.3 billion
It may be too late to save Egypt. Only an intelligent use of military aid suspension has any hope of reversing the slide into an abyss.