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US-Nicaragua Aid Cut Due To Concerns Over Democracy

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The United States on Wednesday canceled more than $60 million in assistance to Nicaragua, citing concerns about democracy, rule of ...

Pakistan Likely To See Giant Increase In US Aid

The National Newspaper | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON // Pakistan can expect a massive increase in US aid as part of the Obama administration's overall strategy for turning around the war in ne...

Solving the Global Food Crisis: The Case for a "Poverty Czar"

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bruce Friedrich

Addressing global poverty at its roots means recognizing that the most significant factors driving up food costs are the diversion of crops to biofuels and the growing demand for meat.

A Conflict We Need Not Fight Again: How A Little Attention Can Go A Long Way In Consolidating Past Successes In Bosnia

Richard Bennet | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Bennet

Perhaps as a result of a decrease in the amount of aid given to Bosnia, ethnic tension is on the rise and many have even forecasted the possibility of renewed violence.

Myanmar In Crisis After Deadly Cyclone

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The powerful cyclone that devastated Myanmar has put the isolated country in crisis. Food and essential supplies have been scarce because a massive in...