Economic Security

Mike Pompeo walking with other men on a tarmac at night (© Mandel Ngan/AP Images)

Secretary Pompeo warns Iran is violating Iraqi sovereignty

The United States will continue supporting Iraq's leadership to help ensure that Iraq remains a sovereign, independent nation, Secretary Pompeo says.
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A vision for a new Venezuela [video]

What will the new Venezuela look like? Watch this video that lays out a promising vision of a peaceful, free and prosperous future for the country.
Boy in crowd raising small Venezuelan flag (© Shutterstock.com)

U.S.: ‘Venezuela can be prosperous again’

The United States is committed to working with Venezuela through its transition to democracy and seeing prosperity return.
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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.