Economic Security

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U.S. investment in Guatemala helps new homebuyers

Getting a home loan in Guatemala is easier thanks to a new U.S. investment program committed to building a safer and more prosperous Central America.
Two people holding fishing nets (Romwell Mari Sanchez for USAID/Philippines)

Preserving the ocean’s bounty for Filipino fishers

A USAID grant seeks to counteract destructive fishing practices and environmental threats as well as help Filipino fishers preserve their way of life.
A stack of tomatoes sitting in front of two tall stacks of cash (© Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters)

Life in Venezuela becomes unaffordable [graphic]

When money loses value, life becomes expensive. In Venezuela, mismanagement has led to hyperinflation where people cannot afford basic goods.
Three Venezuelan men sitting on the grass (Alison Harding/USAID/OFDA)

Venezuelan ‘walkers’ flee crisis one step at a time

Meet three Venezuelans embarking on a journey walking across Colombia as they flee the political and economic crisis in their home country.
Mike Pompeo standing next to a statue of Ronald Reagan in Budapest (© Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty Images)

Pompeo celebrates Hungary’s sovereignty

Secretary Pompeo spoke about shared threats to political and economic independence for the U.S. and Europe during his visit to Budapest on February 11.
Two women hugging (Alison Harding/USAID/OFDA)

The Venezuelan way: One family’s story

More than 1 million Venezuelans have fled to Colombia to escape a political and economic crisis. Meet a woman who had to make that difficult decision.

This is where Iran could be today [infographic]

Compared to other countries with similar starting points 40 years ago, Iran has fallen behind, to the detriment of the Iranian people.
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Trinidad and Tobago helps fleeing Venezuelans [video]

The United States is working with the government of Trinidad and Tobago to help the Venezuelans who have fled the corrupt regime of Nicolás Maduro.
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Free, open Indo-Pacific benefits all nations [video]

The United States stands with the Indo-Pacific region to promote free and open enterprise and respect for national sovereignty.