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US Adds Only Morocco to List for $1 Bln Aid Share

Washington added only Morocco to a list of poor nations eligible to share more than $1 billion in new aid in a decision on Monday that left some advocacy groups asking why more countries were not included. The Bush administration selected 16 nations for the second year of its Millennium Challenge Account, a program that provides cash in exchange for economic and democratic reforms to some of the world’s poorest nations. In addition to Morocco, 15 nations that were selected for the first year’s aid were kept on the list for fiscal year 2005. They were Benin, Ghana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mali, Mozambique, Senegal, Armenia, Georgia, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Vanuatu, Bolivia, Honduras and Nicaragua.Full Story

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