Steve Peacock's U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor,2003:weblog-94161205314098957 2011-04-27T21:09:48-04:00 Original reporting on little-known U.S. government funded foreign aid projects, so-called "drug war" initiatives, and overseas business subsidies. TypePad U.S. Contractor to Help Colombia Establish 'Presence' in Former Coca-Eradication Zones,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2014e881d5885970d 2011-04-27T21:09:48-04:00 2011-04-27T21:09:48-04:00 A $115 million contract was awarded yesterday to a group tasked with helping the government of Colombia (GOC) establish a “presence” in “priority municipalities” across the nation (Contract Award #AID-514-C-11-00002). Associates in Rural Development, the Burlington, Vermont subsidiary of TetraTech, Inc., will attempt to “create thousands of licit economic opportunities”... Steve Peacock Romanian IT and e-Health Projects May Get Financial Boost from U.S.,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2014e6055c48b970c 2011-04-02T14:33:20-04:00 2011-04-02T14:33:20-04:00 According to contracting documents that TRAM has located through routine database research, the U.S. Trade & Development Agency (USTDA) on March 31 hired a consulting firm to “evaluate Romanian ICT sector opportunities for USTDA funding consideration.” Steve Peacock