Washington Office on Latin America

Monday, October 18, 2010 - 00:00
In the days after the events of September 30, the Ecuadorian government and its opponents have presented their versions of what occurred and why
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 - 00:00
This decision does not only affect Piedad and her movement Colombians for Peace, it also raises huge obstacles for future efforts of brave Colombians willing to fight the often unpopular fight for peace
Tuesday, September 8, 2009 - 00:00
The Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) applauds the measures that the U.S. Department of State announced yesterday to pressure Honduras' de facto government to restore constitutional order.
Monday, May 25, 2009 - 00:00
WOLA’s report evaluates the progress in the implementation of the recommendations outlined in the “White Book” written at the signing of the accord by the governments of the CAFTA-DR countries on how to improve labor rights in their own countries
Thursday, March 12, 2009 - 00:00
Joy Olson's written testimony on the Merida Initiative on March 10, 2009.
Thursday, June 12, 2008 - 00:00
To date, all international observers have concurred on the professional and impartial nature of the trial
Friday, February 29, 2008 - 00:00
Intensive aerial herbicide spraying of coca crops in Colombia has backfired badly, contributing to the spread of coca cultivation and cocaine production to new areas of the country and threatening human health and the environment
Thursday, February 28, 2008 - 00:00
Instead of merely a law enforcement issue, organized crime has become in some countries a fundamental threat to democracy, the rule of law and human rights