Costa Rica Coffee Guide

U.S. Foreign Aid Breeds Contempt

July 10, 2009

Dear Nica Times:

As soon as the welfare starts to slow down, the United States again becomes the cause of everybody’s problems. There’s nothing new here.

It makes me wonder why naive, oblivious, and short-sighted Americans persist in throwing money at countries like Nicaragua.

You reporters in the overseas press need to do a better job of educating naive U.S. liberals who truly don’t have any idea of how the United States and Americans are regarded overseas.

The more aid and welfare we throw at them, the greater their contempt becomes. Americans need to redirect aid to their own suffering people instead!

James Harrison

Charlottesville, Virginia

 

You may be interested

Costa Rica to participate in UN General Assembly this week
Climate Change
1158 views
Climate Change
1158 views

Costa Rica to participate in UN General Assembly this week

The Tico Times - September 21, 2020

President Carlos Alvarado will participate this week in the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, the Costa Rican…

Costa Rica Coffee Pickers: A Day in the Life
Coffee
16 views
Coffee
16 views

Costa Rica Coffee Pickers: A Day in the Life

STEVEN HODEL - September 21, 2020

The Tarrazu region in Costa Rica is famed for producing rich cups of coffee full of chocolate, orange, and dried…

Managua airport resumes flights after coronavirus closure
Central America
490 views
Central America
490 views

Managua airport resumes flights after coronavirus closure

AFP - September 21, 2020

Managua's international airport on Saturday received its first commercial flight almost six months after airlines suspended routes as a precaution…