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ID:

19

Date:

2006-11-09

Headline:

Venezuela Groups Get U.S. Aid Amid Meddling Charges

Reporter's name:

Simon Romero

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

The New York Times

City:

Caracas, Venezuela

Summary:

The U.S. government funneled $25 million in grants to unnamed public and private organizations in Venezuela who are critical of President Hugo Chavez's government and re-election, The New York Times reported after obtaining the information under FOIA. The paper also reported that a Bethesda, Md.-based agency who works closely with the State Department has been involved in distributing the funds.

Notes:

Rep. Dan Burton Venezuela

Keywords:

Hugo Chavez, Venezuela,


Agencies:

AID

States:

US

Categories:

foreign aid


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