Cuba Money Project

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No fuss over $8 million in aid for Cuba

The Canadian government gives millions of dollars in aid to Cuba, but you don’t hear a peep about it. The Canadian International Development Agency budgeted $8,234,326 (8,040,000 in Canadian dollars) for Cuba aid from...

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$600,000 in hurricane funds used for Cuba program

The U.S. Agency for International Development gave a Virginia company $600,000 in hurricane funds to help carry out a program aimed at boosting Cuba’s civil society, USASpending.gov records show. International Relief & Development, or...

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USAID: Nearly $2 million for Cuba audits

Since April 2008, USAID has paid a Washington, D.C., accounting firm at least $1.9 million for audits and financial services related to the agency’s Cuba program. Budget records show four payments: $169,000 paid on...

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Government website sheds light on USAID contracts

In December 2010, the Obama administration began publishing the names of government subcontractors and the dollar amounts they receive on a website called USAspending. Recipients of grants larger than $25,000 are now required to...