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America’s Fortune 500 take on COVID-19

These large U.S. companies are donating hundreds of millions of dollars to help coronavirus relief efforts around the world.
Michael R. Pompeo speaking at lectern (© Andrew Harnik/AP Images)

Restoring free and fair elections in Venezuela

The United States released a new framework for democracy in Venezuela with the possibility of lifting sanctions once progress toward full democracy is made.
Man standing beside table of bottles (© Litchfield Distillery)

U.S. private sector ramps up to respond to COVID-19

Thanks to a free-market economy, private companies in the U.S. are stepping up their production of goods to help during the COVID-19 crisis.
Luis Almagro sitting at a table (OAS/Juan Manuel Herrera)

OAS re-elects Luis Almagro, commits to democracy

The Organization of American States chose Luis Almagro again to be its leader for the next five years, signaling a commitment to a free Western Hemisphere.
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U.S. and French colleagues work together on COVID-19 cure

After a Fulbright scholarship in 2015, two virologists became friends and colleagues. Five years later, they're on the front lines of fighting coronavirus.
Maikel Moreno and Nicolás Maduro speaking (© Ariana Cubillos/AP Images)

U.S. sanctions on Venezuela explained

Learn more about what the U.S. sanctions on Venezuelan entities close to the illegitimate Maduro regime actually do and why they matter.
Man covering his face from tear gas (© Matias Delacroix/AP Images)

U.N. high commissioner: Violence continues in Venezuela

The U.N. high commissioner for human rights and 55 countries called for an end to the human rights abuses still occurring in Venezuela.
Robot sitting on ground among green stalks (© EarthSense Inc.)

These robots help farmers increase crop yields

A new robot developed by the University of Illinois helps farmers optimize their crop production by scanning crops, which means more profitable yields.
Person with headlamp working in mine (© Juan Barreto/AFP/Getty Images)

Gold mining in Venezuela rampant with human rights abuses

Venezuela's gold mines are controlled by armed groups who instill fear in communities and force miners to work at gunpoint.