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# usaid - Yesterday’s News


# usaid - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Goal won't lose out on US funding after investigation into alleged fraud

In a new deal, USAID has laid out conditions under which Goal must operate.

# usaid - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Goal appoints board member of Irish Water parent company as boss after US investigation

The cloud over the charity darkened last week as it closed its US office and laid off 10 staff.

# usaid - Friday 14 October, 2016

Goal has closed down its US office and made 10 staff redundant

The aid agency, Ireland’s largest in the field, has confirmed to that it is terminating the contracts of 10 employees at Goal USA.

# usaid - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Barry Andrews has resigned as head of Goal over US Government inquiry

The Department of Foreign Affairs says it is in contact with the Irish charity’s board.

# usaid - Monday 8 August, 2016

€3 million in State funding for Goal withheld as investigation into charity's Syrian finances continues

Two members of Goal’s Turkey staff have already been sacked in the aftermath of the scandal.

# usaid - Friday 13 May, 2016

Goal sacks Turkish staff following investigation into financial malpractice

The charity has had funding in the region cut by USAid in the wake of the investigation.

# usaid - Friday 29 April, 2016

Irish charity GOAL under US investigation for alleged mismanagement in Syria Exclusive

The USAID agency has put some of its funding for GOAL on hold, pending the probe.

# usaid - Thursday 3 April, 2014

US denies it created Twitter-style app to stir Cuban unrest

The White House insists it was part of a “development assistance” scheme to allow Cubans to “talk freely among themselves”.

# usaid - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Russia expels US aid agency for ‘meddling in politics’

Russia’s foreign ministry has claimed that USAid had attempted to “influence political processes through its grants”.

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