Press Room

Since 1974, WOLA has played a key role in all major Washington policy debates over human rights in Latin America. Our experts are called upon regularly to provide information and up-to-date analysis to the executive branch, members of Congress, and U.S. and Latin American media. For media inquiries or interviews with our experts, please send an email detailing your inquiry and noting your deadline to our press office at press@wola.org.  To join our press list, send your name, title, and contact information to press@wola.org.

News Releases

U.S. Congress Members: Human Rights Violations Point to 'Broader Pattern' in Mexico

82 U.S. Representatives Sign Letter of Concern Regarding Disappearance, Massacre Cases

In Mexico’s Tlatlaya Massacre, Soldiers Were Ordered to ‘Take Them Out’

Military Document Released Today Challenges Official Narrative

Obama Administration Should Look to Brazil as Refuge for Guantanamo Detainees

Offering Shelter to Detainees Could Further Brazil's Regional Leadership on Humanitarian Issues

Mexico has Doubled Deportations of Migrants, but Protections for Refugees Remain Weak

New Data Demonstrates Humanitarian Consequences of Mexico’s Recent Crackdown on Central American Migration