Juan Guaidó in crowd of people (© Fernando Llano/AP Images)

More than 50 countries support Venezuela’s Juan Guaidó

The governments of countries around the world are formally recognizing Juan Guaidó as the interim president of Venezuela.
Illustration of a hand holding a computer mouse crashing through a roadblock (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

Censor the internet? Bad idea.

Censoring the internet censors free speech. Political dissent, strong language and even offensive speech are part of a strong democracy.
Face painted over pothole in street (Twitter)

Satire: The best way to expose corruption or injustice?

If you can find a way to entertain people as well as inform them about a serious issue, you may have a powerful tool for change at your disposal.

Is your election free and fair? Consider this …

How can you determine whether your election is free and fair? Here are some important questions to ask.
Gloved hand collecting oil in a small jar (© Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters)

What has China done for the Americas? Look to Venezuela.

China is propping up the Maduro regime to the detriment of the Venezuelan people, a U.S. official tells the Council of the Americas on April 26.

Rights no just government should refuse

December 15 is Bill of Rights Day. On this date in 1791, the United States ratified the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution....
Students gathering in protest (© AP Images)

Using social media, Iranians fight for a better future

The Iranian regime cuts off internet access to shut down communication among the protesters. The world protests this tech censorship.
Convoy of trucks transporting humanitarian aid to Venezuela (© Fernando Vergara/AP Images)

U.S. delivers more humanitarian aid to Venezuelan border

Humanitarian aid from the United States is arriving at the Colombia-Venezuela border, awaiting distribution to needy Venezuelans.
Man draped in Ukrainian flag standing at coffin with image of Pavel Sheremet displayed in background (© AP Images)

U.S., EU help Ukraine investigate journalist’s murder

U.S. and European law enforcement agencies are helping Ukrainian authorities in investigating the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet.