Analysis & Commentary

A Sad Day for Mexico

WOLA's Joy Olson shares her experience of the official presentation of the final report of the International Group of Independent Experts that has been providing technical assistance to the Mexican government on the disappearance of 43 students in Guerrero, Mexico in September 2014.

Case of the 43 Disappeared Students: Key Points from the Group of Experts’ Final Report

Experts Highlight Lines of Investigation that Must Be Explored
On April 24, 2016, the Group of Experts appointed by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) to provide technical assistance in the investigation of the case of the 43 disappeared students in Mexico presented its final report.

4 Ways the Mexican Government Obstructed Justice and Impeded the Investigation into the 43 Disappeared Students

The government of Mexico, at every turn, has obstructed the investigation into the tragedy of the 43 missing Ayotzinapa students.

Mexico’s Government Claims the 43 Ayotzinapa Students Were Incinerated in a Trash Dump. Here's How They’re Wrong.

The Mexican government's main theory about what happened to the missing students of Ayotzinapa has been thoroughly disproven on multiple occasions.

Analysis and Information on Mexico's Ayotzinapa Case

A list of resources regarding Mexico's investigation of the 43 disappeared students.
In September 2014, forty-three students in the state of Guerrero were forcibly disappeared after a series of attacks by local police.

Which Central American Military and Police Units Get the Most U.S. Aid?

In 2016, Central American military and police forces will receive more U.S. assistance than they have in over a decade. Here's what we know.

In Peru Election, the Race for 2nd Place May Be Most Important

Peruvians head to the polls Sunday in what is a hotly contested election. The candidate who wins the coveted second position in Sunday’s vote may very well be the country’s next president.