Woman feeding baby next to white-haired man eating (© Ariana Cubillos/AP Images)

Under Maduro, nearly all Venezuelans live in poverty

A new report from ENCOVI shows that over 90 percent of Venezuelans live in poverty and are food insecure because of Maduro's economic mismanagement.
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U.S. celebrates the Voting Rights Act [video]

The Voting Rights Act of 1965 enforces the U.S. Constitution's guarantee of the right to vote. Learn about the history and importance of this law.
A woman wearing medical clothing and protective gloves standing in front of Venezuelan flag (© Frederico Parra/AFP/Getty Images)

The path to democracy in Venezuela

Thanks to a democratic framework written by the U.S. government, Venezuelans finally have an outline to restore democracy.
Drawing of scientist at work with huge microscope examining the work (State Dept./D. Thompson)

U.S. scientists invite careful scrutiny

In a world where scientists are eager to publish their discoveries and phony research is on the rise, learn how one journal weeds out bad science.
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U.S. sanctions architect of Uyghur internment

The U.S. government has sanctioned Chinese officials for gross human rights abuses against Uyghurs and other ethnic minority groups in China.
Men wading through muddy water carrying hoses (© Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post/Getty Images)

U.N. report cites atrocities for Venezuelans in mining area

A new report compiled by the U.N. reveals the extent of human rights abuses in Venezuela's Orinoco mining arc, from limb amputations to brutal killings.
Female Nepali police saluting (State Dept.)

Want peace and security? Include women in leadership roles.

The State Department plans to promote security by helping women worldwide reach leadership positions in dealing with conflict.
Mike Pompeo and woman sitting next to flags and the State Department seal (State Dept./Freddie Everett)

Unalienable rights are central to who Americans are

Americans’ commitment to unalienable rights has proved a beacon of hope for those abroad pursuing their own liberties, Secretary Pompeo says.
Man walking between rows of vehicles (© Lynne Sladky/AP Images)

Instead of food for Venezuelans, cars for the wealthy

U.S. Homeland Security officials seize vehicles bound for Venezuela as part of an attempt by the corrupt Maduro regime to evade sanctions.