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African countries on brink of famine as Donald Trump slashes foreign aid

NAIROBI, Kenya – The world’s largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President… 2,257 more words

World

Bill Morneau defends foreign aid budget: Canada must do more with less

OTTAWA – Finance Minister Bill Morneau says Canada can do more with less foreign aid spending, and that includes relying on a new profit-driven financial lending institution to help fight poverty in poor countries. 184 more words

Canada

Cracking Down on Corruption in Haitian Customs

Billions of dollars in international aid to Haiti has been lost due to corruption, and this corruption epidemic has hindered many of the good-faith efforts to provide assistance in the wake of disasters. 947 more words

Commentary

Visa free travel between Barbados and China

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – An existing visa waiver agreement between Barbados and China for diplomatic and service passports holders has been extended to cover ordinary citizens. 345 more words

Government

Development and Diplomacy Are Instruments of a ‘Peace through Strength’ Foreign Policy

President Donald Trump and the Republican Congress have a mandate for change in the foreign policy arena. The key is to channel that mandate to actions that will make us safer and more prosperous. 836 more words

Economics

Book Talk, Part II: “Madame President: The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf”

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On this week’s second episode of The E.R., David Rothkopf continues the conversation with New York Times Pentagon correspondent Helene Cooper about her latest book, … 241 more words

Africa