Leuth, the Sudanese Ambassador to the
United States, greeted his
countrymen and women at their first celebration of
the Muslim holiday Eids
and the Christian holiday
was a symbol of the peace that the
North and the Christian and Animist dominated South have
achieved. (The Darfur conflict is a separate
Sudan is the third largest
recipient of U.S. foreign aid, excluding military assistance, with only Iraq and
Afghanistan receiving more aid. According to
the Organization of Economic
Cooperation and Development, the Northeast
African nation received 771 million
U.S. aid dollars in 2005. (See POH Lunches with New Sudanese Ambassador).
Coming Soon: Good Grew Tired of Us, an inspiring journey of hope from Africa to America by some of the Lost Boys of Sudan. (Watch your future Snippets for more information).