Washington Office on Latin America

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 00:00
It's not that El Salvador might develop problems with drug-related corruption and organized crime if the FMLN comes to power. The country already has these problems today.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 00:00
Mexican and international organizations sent an open letter to the heads of state of Mexico, the United States, and Canada as they prepared to meet on February 19 in Toluca, Mexico for the sixth North American Leaders' Summit.
Friday, February 14, 2014 - 00:00
The situation in Veracruz is particularly disturbing because of the high number of attacks against journalists and the resistance of local authorities to consider the profession itself as a reason for the killings
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 00:00
Even more striking is what the poll tells us about attitudes toward Cuba in Florida, where 63 percent support normalization and only 30 percent want the United States to keep the embargo in place.
Friday, January 31, 2014 - 00:00
Migrants, increasingly non-Mexican, are arriving in Texas -- and frequently dying in remote areas.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 00:00
Eleven Ways Colombian and FARC Negotiators can Reform Drug Policy and Build a Lasting Peace
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 00:00
The attendance of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza, along with that of the 33 Latin American heads of state at the Havana meeting signals the growing diplomatic importance of the regional body.
Friday, January 10, 2014 - 00:00
Between 2006 and 2011, the female prison population in Latin America almost doubled
Friday, January 10, 2014 - 00:00
This ruling finds Colombia responsible for not preventing the 1997 displacement of thousands of Afro-Colombians and the brutal murder of civilian Marino Lopez Mena
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 00:00
In discussion with WOLA's Gimena Sanchez, three Catholic leaders from Colombia's Pacific coast outline the challenges facing Afro-Colombian communities