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How to prevent another failure of democracy in Venezuela

On May 20, 2018, Nicolás Maduro rigged Venezuela's presidential election and has remained in power ever since. Learn how the election was manipulated.
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Scholars from U.S. exchange program fight COVID-19

Around the world, Fulbright scholars — past and present — are responding to coronavirus in their communities by using their training to help others.
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U.S. company uses drones to deliver COVID-19 tests in Ghana

A California company that previously used its drone technology to deliver blood in Rwanda is now tackling COVID-19 in rural Ghana.
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U.S. sends coronavirus aid to Central and South America

The U.S. government has supplied funding, medical infrastructure and know-how to help allies in Central and South America tackle COVID-19.
Mother holding her newborn baby's hand (The Maternal and Child Survival Program/Karen Kasmauski)

How USAID helps mothers around the world

USAID is providing $130 million to develop an initiative that will support maternal and child health care around the world.
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Organization of American States celebrates 72 years of democracy

The Organization of American States has defended the rights of all nations in the Western Hemisphere since its founding in 1948.
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Alumni of U.S. leadership programs give back on COVID-19

These State Department program alumni are giving back to their communities in different ways during the coronavirus outbreak.
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Guaidó leads on Venezuela’s COVID-19 response

While the former Maduro regime lies to Venezuelans about COVID-19, interim President Juan Guaidó and the National Assembly are saving lives.
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U.S. provides coronavirus aid across Africa

The United States is supplying millions of dollars, training and equipment to help countries across Africa combat COVID-19.