FOIA Number: AID-20-1611

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.

Investigations Update: Family Separation, Unmarked Law Enforcement, and Trump’s Campaign Rallies

June 30, 2020
Here’s a look at the investigations our team has been pursuing through public records requests and Freedom of Information Act litigation in the last week.

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.