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Haitian Disaster About To Get Worse

In 2010, a devastating 7.0 earthquake ripped through Haiti, killing over 200,000 people (Hutson).  Children were orphaned, mothers had lost children, families were torn apart.  122 more words

The Underwhelming Canada-Indonesia Relationship

(Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met today with Indonesian President Joko Widodo on the margins of the G20 Summit in Turkey – source: Prime Minister’s Office of Canada archive) 585 more words


President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says Africa has what it takes to develop on its own without aid from the Western world. Addressing a press conference with France President Emmanuel Macron during the latter’s one-day working visit to Ghana on Thursday, President Akufo- Addo said African countries cannot continue to make policies based on the support the Western world can give. 88 more words

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When a recent interviewer asked President Donald Trump about overseas projects such as the massively successful Marshall Plan, the president replied with a shrug. “For me, it’s America first. 148 more words

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Foreign aid 101: A Quick and Easy Guide to Understanding US Foreign Aid

Foreign aid 101: A Quick and Easy Guide to Understanding US Foreign Aid. Fourth edition. Oxfam International. October 2017.

Foreign aid contributes to global poverty reduction, helps protect basic rights and liberties, and benefits America’s interests – all for less than one percent of the US federal budget. 8 more words

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If U.S. President Donald Trump cuts 44% of the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) funding, a significant proportion of the global budget for malaria control, there would be a worldwide resurgence of malaria, British researchers say. 106 more words

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A Dangerous Retreat from Anticorruption Aid

The US government’s drive to cut foreign aid in favor of increased military spending is shortsighted, even if one focuses only on national security objectives. This is especially true for aid devoted to supporting anticorruption efforts, which can act as a powerful tool for improving regional stability without direct, overbearing involvement in a region. 550 more words