Water shortages caused by drought in Iran are further compounded by failed government policies and corruption. As the crisis worsens, Iran's security forces are arresting scientists trying to help.
In a speech to an audience of Iranian Americans in California, Secretary of State Pompeo says the American people stand with the people of Iran, who want jobs, reform and opportunity.
Under the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act of 2016, the United States has sanctioned three Nicaraguans accused of corruption or human rights abuses against peaceful protesters.
See how Iranians and other activists in the world challenge their governments' illegal actions using civil, nonviolent methods.
A century ago, corrupt political machines that made their leaders rich thrived in U.S. cities. But people came together to reform the system.
Vice President Pence attends the April 13–14 Summit of the Americas in Peru. He will promote democracy, fair trade and secure borders in the hemisphere.
In the midst of a devastating hunger crisis, the regime of Nicolás Maduro has turned government food assistance into a tool to get political support.
Leaders of the Western Hemisphere's countries will gather in Lima, Peru, April 13–14 for the eighth Summit of the Americas. Check out this video to learn about our shared values.
The U.S. was the first country to bar its companies from bribing foreign officials. Now dozens of other countries do too, and it actually helps, not hurts, company profits.