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The Human Cost of the Drug War

Drugs and Prisons in Latin America
The people in the videos are featured because they represent the rarely revealed human side of the war on drugs.

An Interactive Look at the Mexico-Guatemala Border Zone

In February 2014, WOLA researchers spent 12 days at Mexico’s border with Guatemala to learn about why the U.S. and Mexican governments want to beef up security in this zone. Click here to see an interactive presentation of their findings.

Examining the Likely Impacts of U.S. Sanctions Targeting Venezuelan Officials

In this taped event, leading Venezuela analysts examine the impacts of proposed U.S. sanctions on Venezuelan officials. The panelists argue that sanctions will reduce the chances for dialogue and a resolution to existing tensions.