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U.S. Foreign Assistance to Latin America and the Caribbean: FY2021 Appropriations [Updated January 11, 2021]   [open pdf - 1MB]

From the Summary: "The United States provides foreign assistance to Latin American and Caribbean countries to support development and other U.S. objectives. U.S. policymakers have emphasized different strategic interests in the region at different times, from combating Soviet influence during the Cold War to promoting democracy and open markets, as well as countering illicit narcotics, since the 1990s. The Trump Administration sought to reduce foreign aid significantly and refocus U.S. assistance efforts in some parts of the region to address U.S. domestic concerns, such as irregular migration. For the most part, however, Congress did not adopt the Administration's proposals."

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CRS Report for Congress, R46514
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2021-01-11
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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