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Will President Trump Use US Foreign Aid to Mexico to Fund Border Security?

In the executive order entitled “Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements” signed by President Donald Trump on January 25, 2017, section 9, each department head is required to “…identify and quantify all sources of direct and indirect Federal aid or assistance to the Government of Mexico…” and report the findings to the Secretary of State within 30 days of the effective date of the order which is tomorrow.  106 more words

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Helping people get enough to eat: ECHO, North Fort Myers, Florida

Close to a billion people around the world do not get enough food.  “Seventy-five percent of the world’s food is generated from only 12 plants and 5 animal species. 761 more words

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Wasted Dollars

Forgive me if I rant a bit today. One of my pet peeves is giving African countries foreign aid. Before you go off on me let me just say that I contribute monthly to an organization in Africa called… 621 more words


Good News Friday

Another week has rolled round and it’s time for some Good News Friday.

Let’s start with some very sweet news, honey sweet in fact: … 1,867 more words

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Eye opening documentaries

Poverty Inc. (2014) Filmmaker Michael Matheson Miller investigates the complex global industry of foreign aid.

The Century of the Self (2002) A British television documentary series by filmmaker Adam Curtis. 707 more words

Examined Life

May May Redirect Foreign Aid

The UK is regarded as one of the stingiest countries when it comes to foreign aid. This month it was revealed that the British Government had funded an Ethiopian girl band with 4-5 million pounds. 98 more words

Foreign Aid firm which received MILLIONS in taxpayer cash ‘SEXED UP testimonies to MPs' : Express.

A FOREGN aid firm is under fire after pressuring beneficiaries with funding cuts if they did not write positive reviews to be presented to MPs, it has been revealed. 275 more words


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Foreign should not be considered an award to do as they wish and there should be substantial checking procedures to ensure the aid is spent in accordance with the agreed outcomes. If it is not, then the full amount of the aid should be required to be returned. The aid should never be thought of as a free gift.