Case Number: 20-2238

Complaint: American Oversight v. USAID – Barsa’s Calendars and Email Communications

August 14, 2020
American Oversight lawsuit against the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for the calendar entries and email communications of Acting Administrator John Barsa, including records from his service as Assistant Administrator for USAID’s Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean. This lawsuit also seeks communications specifically concerning a May 2020 letter Barsa sent to United Nations Secretary General António Guterres regarding reproductive healthcare.

FOIA to USAID seeking the Acting Administrator Barsa’s Calendars and Sent External Emails

June 23, 2020
FOIA to U.S. Agency for International Development seeking Acting Administrator John Barsa’s calendars and sent external email communications.

FOIA to USAID Seeking Communications Related to Barsa’s Letter to UN Secretary General Guterres on Reproductive Healthcare

June 23, 2020
A FOIA request to the U.S. Agency for International Development for guidance documents and communications regarding Acting Administrator John Barsa’s May 18, 2020 letter to UN Secretary General António Guterres in which Barsa condemned the consideration of reproductive healthcare as an essential service during the Covid-19 pandemic.

FOIA to USAID seeking the New Acting Administrator Barsa’s Sent External Emails

April 8, 2020
FOIA to U.S. Agency for International Development seeking the new acting Administrator John Barsa’s sent external emails.