Analysis & Commentary

"Sanctions, Again...": Luis Vicente Leon Discusses Public Sentiment Toward Sanctions on Venezuela

On Sunday, July 13, leading Venezuelan pollster, Luis Vicente Leon, used his weekly column in El Universal to discuss his recent presentation at WOLA, including data from a new survey in Venezuela. To read his article, please click here.

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.