The United States views the establishment of a transitional government Mali as an initial step towards a return to constitutional order.
the illegitimate regime of Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela announced it would conditionally pardon 110 people, including some political prisoners.
Unalienable rights are considered “inherent in all persons and roughly what we mean today when we say human rights,” said Peter Berkowitz, director of the State Department Policy Planning Staff.
Long-time President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenka, who has held the country’s top elected post since 1994, claimed yet another land-slide victory in the presidential election that took place on August 9.
It is clear that “unalienable rights are central to who we are as Americans,” and so they too, must “underpin our foreign policy,” said Secretary Pompeo.
Malawi at long last has a newly sworn-in president following a 13 month election process. On June 23, opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera won the country’s rerun presidential vote defeating incumbent President Peter Mutharika.
“Promoting religious liberty is a pillar of our new multi-year country strategies,” said Acting Administrator Barsa.
Gustavo Adolfo Alejos Cámbara is under investigation in Guatemala for allegedly being a key member of a corruption ring involving government officials and local businessmen.
The United States has announced a plan to help Venezuelans escape from years of repression and political conflict.
Venezuelan interim President Juan Guaido was re-elected president of Venezuela’s National Assembly with 100 votes – a clear majority of the 167-member legislature.
Since the fall of the Berlin Wall 30 years ago, many Central and Eastern European and Eurasian countries have overcome significant social, economic, and political challenges on the path towards democracy and economic prosperity.
Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, it is important to remember that the victory of democracy was not easy nor was it inevitable. It required struggle and courage.