Aid

This section of "Just the Facts" details U.S. aid grants, in dollar amounts, to Latin America and the Caribbean. The database covers 1996 to the present. This year's figures reflect the U.S. government's estimates of expected spending, and numbers for next year represent the administration's request to Congress.

Military and Police Aid

Browse data about grant aid to the military and police forces of Latin America and the Caribbean.

  • U.S. military and police aid grants by country: View the amounts of U.S. military and police aid provided to each country in the region. Clicking on a country's name will reveal more detail and other country-specific information.
  • U.S. military and police aid grants by program: View the amounts of U.S. military and police aid granted to the region via 29 different assistance programs. Clicking on a program's name will reveal more detail and other information about the aid program.

Economic and Social Aid

This website does not track economic (non-military) aid in detail. It presents overall totals in order to provide a complete picture of all U.S. aid to Latin America and the Caribbean.

Quick Data

U.S. military and police aid grants by country | Country or region (total aid since 1996)
  • Colombia ($5,836,081,988)
  • Mexico ($1,181,278,173)
  • Western Hemisphere Regional ($895,391,363)
  • Peru ($731,459,510)
  • Bolivia ($544,516,354)
  • Ecuador ($262,476,640)
  • Caribbean Regional ($180,246,000)
  • Central America Regional ($118,531,000)
  • Brazil ($88,819,327)
  • Panama ($82,871,268)
  • El Salvador ($81,361,880)
  • Guatemala ($69,191,902)
  • Haiti ($66,304,291)
  • Venezuela ($60,668,144)
  • Argentina ($48,083,486)
  • Honduras ($47,421,910)
  • Chile ($40,818,235)
  • Dominican Republic ($39,763,523)
  • Bahamas ($38,082,527)
  • Jamaica ($36,560,185)

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U.S. military and police aid grants by program | Aid program (total aid since 1996)
  • International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement ($5,955,809,586)
  • Section 1004 Counter-Drug Assistance ($2,942,037,000)
  • Foreign Military Financing ($833,857,184)
  • Emergency Drawdowns ($268,253,984)
  • International Military Education and Training ($162,079,831)
  • Excess Defense Articles ($92,373,808)
  • Section 1206 Train and Equip Authority ($89,927,000)
  • NADR - Anti-Terrorism Assistance ($88,162,000)
  • International Criminal Investigations and Training ($62,800,000)
  • Non-Security Assistance - Unified Command ($29,419,806)
  • Counter-Terrorism Fellowship Program ($18,530,281)
  • NADR - Humanitarian Demining ($15,942,000)
  • Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies ($15,800,238)
  • Service Academies ($13,803,571)
  • ONDCP Discretionary Funds ($10,300,000)
  • NADR - Export Control and Border Security ($9,082,000)
  • Misc Dept of State / Dept of Defense Non-Security Assistance ($6,110,757)
  • NADR - Conventional Weapons Destruction ($3,351,000)
  • NADR - Small Arms and Light Weapons ($3,277,000)
  • NADR - Terrorist Interdiction Program ($2,544,000)

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U.S. economic and social aid grants by country | Country or region (total aid since 1996)
  • Western Hemisphere Regional ($2,348,151,000)
  • Haiti ($1,855,135,000)
  • Peru ($1,442,991,000)
  • Colombia ($1,430,870,266)
  • Bolivia ($1,265,882,842)
  • Honduras ($829,787,000)
  • Guatemala ($793,162,000)
  • El Salvador ($725,067,000)
  • Nicaragua ($690,828,000)
  • Mexico ($569,980,118)
  • Ecuador ($347,007,000)
  • Dominican Republic ($335,502,000)
  • Central America Regional ($234,108,000)
  • Jamaica ($211,428,000)
  • Guyana ($179,681,000)
  • Paraguay ($179,147,000)
  • Brazil ($172,223,000)
  • Cuba ($142,810,000)
  • Caribbean Regional ($110,654,000)
  • Panama ($103,197,000)

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U.S. economic and social aid grants by program | Aid program (total aid since 1996)
  • Development Assistance ($3,463,357,000)
  • International Narcotics Control Economic Aid ($2,377,537,414)
  • Economic Support Fund ($2,245,305,000)
  • PL 480 `Food for Peace` ($1,623,035,000)
  • Child Survival and Health ($1,402,419,000)
  • Emergency Disaster Recovery ($613,500,000)
  • Millennium Challenge ($594,810,000)
  • Peace Corps ($536,126,000)
  • Global HIV/AIDS Initiative ($472,233,000)
  • Migration and Refugee Assistance ($259,610,000)
  • Inter-American Foundation ($236,891,000)
  • Enterprise for the Americas Multilateral Investment Fund ($199,031,000)
  • Inter-American Investment Corporation ($78,902,000)
  • OAS Development Assistance Programs ($51,838,000)
  • OAS Fund for Strengthening Democracy ($27,736,000)
  • Transition Initiatives ($26,141,812)

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