U.S. State Department

Monday, November 2, 2015 - 07:07
A new fact sheet from the U.S. Department of State outlines the new assistance programs that the U.S. plans to undertake in Central Asia.
Monday, August 31, 2015 - 06:55
This week marked another reform milestone for Ukraine—the newly trained Patrol Police in Odesa were publicly sworn-in in front of Ukraine’s President Poroshenko, Prime Minister Yatsenyuk, and Minister of Internal Affairs Avakov.
Friday, June 26, 2015 - 10:40
Sarah Sewall speaks about efforts to counter violent extremism in Africa
Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 15:13
Uruguay is a country that is known for promoting peace and freedom and democracy, and particularly for promoting a strong social agenda in order to deal with the problems of growing an economy and providing equality, of opportunity for people. I
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 00:00
Assistant Secretary Jacobson and Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Michael Kozak will participate in the U.S.–Mexico Bilateral Human Rights Dialogue with Mexican officials.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 00:00
We don't think that Venezuela should continue down this path, and that obviously, they can't solve their problems by criminalizing or cracking down on dissent; that the government should choose dialogue over confrontation.
Monday, March 3, 2014 - 00:00
USAID in Colombia will award in 2014 a new four-year, $15 million program to a local Colombian civil society organization to assist national and sub-national governments in addressing human rights and rule of law needs at the local level.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 00:00
The United States is deeply concerned by rising tensions and violence surrounding this week's protests in Venezuela. Our condolences go to the families of those killed as a result of this tragic violence.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 00:00
In this and all cases, we call for due process and the immediate release of those in Venezuela who have been detained while peacefully expressing their rights to freedom of expression and assembly.
Friday, February 14, 2014 - 00:00
In general, when it comes to Venezuela, we've made clear that we’re open to having a constructive relationship with the Government of Venezuela.