The Ortega regime voted to cancel licenses for 144 NGOs, forcing the humanitarian, medical and educational organizations to close.
Meet anticorruption champions in Bulgaria, Cyprus, Latvia and Ukraine who are challenging corrupt officials and increasing transparency.
Meet some reporters in Serbia, Armenia and Georgia who inform their communities and build a tradition of journalistic independence.
On November 7, the Ortega regime used coercion, scare tactics and cronyism to declare itself the winner of sham elections.
The United States is helping partner nations develop good governance practices and root out corruption. Learn about these efforts.
The United States is supporting democracies in Latin America, helping to fight corruption, keep people safe and invest in communities.
The Nobel Committee awarded its peace prize to two journalists, highlighting the role of free expression in countering authoritarianism.
The U.S. and international partners are working to prevent and expose corruption around the world. Learn more about those efforts.
The U.S. State Department's fiscal transparency report holds foreign governments accountable for receiving U.S. aid. See how they did in the latest report.