Washington Office on Latin America

Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 00:00
Colombians in the cities of Buenaventura, Medellin, Bogota, and Cali, will participate in demonstrations demanding an end to the alarming trend of killings of women in the port city of Buenaventura.
Friday, November 15, 2013 - 00:00
My best guess would be that the government will receive a bump that will cut its losses in the December elections, but it certainly will not be enough to revive the Chavez majority.
Friday, November 15, 2013 - 00:00
WOLA is deeply concerned by this event and its possible connection with the debate about amnesty for human rights violations committed during the civil war.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 00:00
Regardless of the criticisms one might have of U.S. policy toward Bolivia or Bolivia's policy toward the United States, it is in the interests of both countries-as each country has expressed at different times in the past-to maintain open channels.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 00:00
Cuba's inclusion hurts the credibility of a list that should identify states that actually promote terrorism.
Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 00:00
One hundred and twenty AFRODES leaders are currently under threat and many have not received adequate protection by the UNP.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 00:00
Last week at the UN, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala and Mexico united in bringing this regional debate to the General Assembly meeting, calling for consideration of alternative approaches to the drug issue.
Monday, September 30, 2013 - 00:00
As the government continues to make significant changes to Cuba's economy, it is positive that Cuban society seems to feel more comfortable questioning other aspects of the Cuban reality.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 00:00
If a comprehensive reform is passed, it will be a victory for human rights in Mexico and will provide greater access to justice for victims of human rights violations committed by the military.
Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 00:00
Given the institutional weakness and serious security crisis that Honduras faces, the selection of the Attorney General and Deputy Attorney General is crucial.