Appeal Target: CHF 4,027,067 revised to
CHF 3,059,754 (USD 2,264,807 or EUR 1,982,990)
Period covered: 1 May to 30 August 2003
A recent document of the Working Group on US military aid made up of CIP and WOLA shows that 13,076 of the 34,013 soldiers trained around the world are from Latin American countries, mainly Colombia, Mexico, Bolivia and Peru. The impact on democratic regimes and civilian-military relations, however, are the elements that guarantee the growth of the U.S. Economy: 2.6% in 2003 and 3.9% in 2004.
Appeal Target: CHF 1,539,402 Programme Update No. 2
El recorte de la asistencia militar norteamericana, por la no suscripción del convenio de impunidad para personal militar norteamericano, afecta a Colombia, Perú, Brasil, Bolivia, entre otros países de la región. Sin embargo, el Comité de Presupuesto del Senado aprobó US$697 millones para la Iniciativa Andina Antidrogas. (8/8) La visita del Secretario de Comercio Robert Zoellick para discutir el tema de tratado bilateral de comercio abrió un espacio alternativo al ALCA.
(9/6) Annual meeting of the OAS General Assembly in Santiago, Chile, with 34 countries attending, in which the central theme was democratic governance in the region and the threats to it; human rights, corruption, drug trafficking and continental security were among those that stood out the most.
Appeal Target: CHF 4,207,067 (USD 2,760,756
or EUR 2,733,534); Period covered: 1 January to 30 April 2003
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Appeal coverage: 39.4%; See attached Contributions List for details.
The Federation's mission is to improve
the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It
is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers
are active in 178 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org
Appeal No. 01.22/2002;
Appeal target: CHF 4,619,036;
(23/25 Abril) Visita de Secretario del Tesoro de EE.UU John Snow a Brasil, Ecuador y Colombia, con miras a reformular la agenda latinoamericana, luego de impase con México Chile y Brasil, por no apoyo en intervención en Irak. La Cumbre Bush-Uribe, no dio todos los resultados esperados, particularmente en el área comercial (acuerdo bilateral), ni en materia de Protección de Estatus Temporal para los colombianos ilegales en EE.UU.
Washington, D.C. - The Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Andrew S. Natsios today announced that USAID is providing $50,000 to Servico Voluntario de Assistencia Social (SERVAS), the primary Brazilian non-governmental organization in the state of Minas Gerais, for the local purchase of relief supplies for the victims of the recent flooding in the state. The funding will be provided in response to the disaster declaration issued yesterday by U.S. Ambassador Donna Hrinak and the request for assistance from the government of Minas Gerais.
Rio de Janeiro (dpa) - Five people were killed in flooding sparked by heavy rains in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro, bringing the death toll up to 13, Globonews television said.
This bulletin is being issued based on the needs described below reflecting the information available at this time. Based on further updates and details from assessment reports, or should the situation deteriorate, the Federation will consider international support through an Appeal.
by Ana Guerra - Communications