How ‘blood gold’ damages the Amazon rainforest in Venezuela
Illegal gold mining operations in Venezuela are destroying the Amazon rainforest, including Indigenous sacred sites.
Honoring courageous anti-corruption champions
Corruption hollows out economies and erodes public trust. Meet some of the brave men and women tackling this challenge.
Ortega closes NGOs in Nicaragua, cutting off essential services
The Ortega regime voted to cancel licenses for 144 NGOs, forcing the humanitarian, medical and educational organizations to close.
Tackling corruption in Europe and getting results
Meet anticorruption champions in Bulgaria, Cyprus, Latvia and Ukraine who are challenging corrupt officials and increasing transparency.
Supporting independent journalism in Europe
Meet some reporters in Serbia, Armenia and Georgia who inform their communities and build a tradition of journalistic independence.
Nicaragua’s elections: Neither free nor fair
On November 7, the Ortega regime used coercion, scare tactics and cronyism to declare itself the winner of sham elections.
How the U.S. and partner nations fight corruption
The United States is helping partner nations develop good governance practices and root out corruption. Learn about these efforts.
Delivering on the promise of democracy
The United States is supporting democracies in Latin America, helping to fight corruption, keep people safe and invest in communities.
Nobel honors journalists with peace prize
The Nobel Committee awarded its peace prize to two journalists, highlighting the role of free expression in countering authoritarianism.