On this page, WOLA posts videos of its events, of interviews with its partners, reports from the field, and of other timely developments in Latin America.

Screening of 'NN:' Join WOLA at the AFI's Latin American Film Festival

WOLA Senior Fellow Jo-Marie Burt will introduce NN, a film about political violence in Peru, at the American Film Institute's Latin American Film Festival.

What's Happening in Guatemala?

WOLA Senior Associate Adriana Beltrán explains why Guatemala may be entering a new era of accountability in light of President Otto Pérez Molina's resignation.

Screening of 'Alias María:' Join WOLA at the AFI's Latin American Film Festival

An intense and riveting film, Alias Maria shows the human cost of Colombia's armed conflict and raises ethical issues about the meaninglessness of war.

The Impact of Mass Incarceration on Women in the Americas: Opportunities for Sentencing Reform

As part of a Congressional briefing sponsored by WOLA and the Open Society Policy Center, advocates for reform highlight the injustice and inefficacy of current drug law and sentencing reform.

Reflections From Havana: WOLA’s Geoff Thale at the U.S. Flag-Raising in Cuba

When the U.S. flag went up in front of the newly reopened embassy in Havana, it launched a new era in U.S. relations with Cuba. WOLA Program Director Geoff Thale went to Havana for the official opening of the U.S. Embassy.

Oil Palm Expansion and Land Accumulation in Mapiripán, Meta Colombia

On July 28, guests from the Colombian NGO Justicia y Paz spoke at WOLA about the impact of oil palm expansion in rural Colombia.

Security, Transparency, and Accountability in El Salvador and Honduras

On June 30, guests from El Salvador and Honduras discussed challenges to security, transparency, and accountability in the Northern Triangle.

Youth Violence and Resilience in Honduras and Northeast Africa

On June 22, WOLA and partner organizations discussed youth violence and resilience in Honduras and Northeast Kenya.

Watch: How Can We End 'Prison-Like' Migrant Detention Conditions?

How can we improve the way we treat migrant children and families? WOLA Senior Associate Maureen Meyer speaks with Maria Teresa Kumar of MSNBC's "Changing America" on the conditions in U.S. migrant detention centers today.

Violent Responses to Crime in Central America

On May 20, WOLA and FIU hosted a panel discussion on security challenges in Central America and the dangers of pursuing repressive policies to confront crime and violence.