Aid to Cuba

Aid in Cuba talks: Close but no cigar

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By Claire Luke

With Cuba and U.S. officials set to meet Friday in a second round of talks to hash out sticky details around re-establishing diplomatic relations, the picture for foreign aid still remains unclear — although little movement is expected any time soon.


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Vuvuzela

Sounding off on the balance of autonomy and oversight of aid delivery

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With myriad restrictions, the U.S. Agency for International Development appears to be micromanaging its programs. Devex shared views on how contracts should be implemented and results evaluated.

Global Views

Vuvuzela

Sounding off on the balance of autonomy and oversight of aid delivery

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With myriad restrictions, the U.S. Agency for International Development appears to be micromanaging its programs. Devex shared views on how contracts should be implemented and results evaluated.

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