Analysis & Commentary

What the U.S. Government Can Do in Response to the Increase in Migration from Central America

Smart responses to increased migration from Central America
In a series of recommendations, WOLA, LAWG, the Women's Refugee Commission, JRS, the Guatemala Human Rights Commission, and the U.S. Jesuit Conference outline intelligent ways in which the U.S. government could respond to the increase in migration from Central America.

Cuba’s New Labor Code and Foreign Investment Law: Implications for Workers

Cuba's new labor code and foreign investment law both raise important questions about the future of social protections and labor rights in Cuba's changing economy.

CEJIL, DPLF y WOLA expresan su preocupación por el nombramiento del General (r) Daniel Urresti como Ministro del Interior en Perú

Urresti es actualmente investigado por su participación en el asesinato del periodista Hugo Bustíos en 1988
ONG expresan preocupación sobre nombramiento de Ministro del Interior del Perú que está siendo investigado por su participación en el asesinato del periodista Hugo Bustíos en 1988

Reimagining Drug Policy in the Americas

WOLA Experts Contribute to NACLA Summer 2014 Issue
In this summer issue of the North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA), WOLA experts John Walsh and Coletta Youngers offer analysis on cannabis regulation and the turning point in the reform debate.

Latin America Drug Policy Dialogue 2014 Quito

In this WOLA-TNI informal drug policy dialogue, civil society and government representatives discussed reform efforts throughout the region.

The Other Crisis: Abuses Against Children and Other Migrants Traveling through Mexico

The surge of unaccompanied minors at the U.S.-Mexico border has sparked widespread discussion about the causes behind this dramatic increase, but less attention has been paid to the dangers migrants face during their journey through Mexico to the United States.

June Human and Labor Rights Update in Colombia

In a June letter to policymakers, WOLA highlighted the latest human and labor rights violations in Colombia.