Friday, June 30, 2017
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President Trump Drops Executive Order Tightening U.S. Food Aid Cargo Preference Rule -Source

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, June 30 (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration has dropped plans for an executive order that will require all U.S. food aid to be transported on...

June 30, 2017
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Thursday, June 29, 2017
Maritime News

White House Preparing Order to Tighten U.S. Food Aid Shipping Rules -Sources

By Lesley Wroughton and Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, June 29 (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration is preparing an executive order that will require all U.S. food aid to be transported...

June 29, 2017
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Monday, March 6, 2017
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Escalation in Ship Attacks Pushes Yemen Towards Famine

By Jonathan Saul and Katie Paul LONDON/RIYADH, March 6 (Reuters) – Cruise missiles, floating mines and a remote-controlled boat have been deployed to attack ships in Yemen in recent months,...

March 6, 2017
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Thursday, August 6, 2015

Throwback Thursday – That Time Jon Stewart Took on US Food Aid and International Shipping Conglomerates

With Jon Stewart preparing for his final show tonight after 16 years as the host of The Daily Show, here’s a Throwback Thursday look at that time he took on U.S....

August 6, 2015
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Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Maritime News

U.S. Senators Set New Bid for Food Aid Overhaul

Two U.S. lawmakers will introduce legislation on Tuesday to end restrictions on international food aid programs, which they say would free up hundreds of millions of dollars per year and get aid to some 9 million more hungry people around the world.

June 3, 2014
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Friday, May 16, 2014
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Maritime News

Maritime Food Aid Fight Reignited as Part of Congress’ Coast Guard Bill

By Bruce Vail Lobbyists in Washington, D.C., are preparing to renew a legislative fight over U.S. government food aid shipments that pits U.S. shipping companies and maritime unions against the...

May 16, 2014
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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

WATCH: The Daily Show Tackles U.S. Food Aid Reform and “International Shipping Conglomerates”

Maritime Executive's Editor In Chief, Tony Munoz, was featured on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart last night to discuss the Food for Peace Program and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) proposal to "ship less food and more cash."

September 25, 2013
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Tuesday, June 4, 2013

U.S. Senate Largely Rebuffs Obama Plan For Food-Aid Reform

The U.S. Senate voted on Monday to make only a minor change in the main U.S. global food aid program, rebuffing President Barack Obama's call for the biggest reform of the hunger relief program since the Cold War.

June 4, 2013
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