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

Six Months after Disappearance of 43 Students in Mexico, Citizens and International Community Still Seek Justice

Mexican Government Must Support Work of International Experts

New WOLA report on the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG)

The legacy of the CICIG: accomplishments, challenges, and lessons learned

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to Address Brazil’s Truth Commission

NGOs call for IACHR to Monitor Progress on Commission's Recommendations

WOLA Joins Group Lawsuit Against NSA

WOLA joins with other organizations in condemning the National Security Agency’s (NSA) use of "upstream" data collection techniques

Executive Order on Venezuela: WOLA's Response

David Smilde offers his take on the new sanctions against Venezuelan officials