Videos

Videos

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.

Colombia's Victims Offer Proposals for Peace

In this set of interviews, three victims of Colombia's conflict share their perspectives on the peace process and proposals to create a lasting, inclusive peace.

Peace Proposals from Victims of Colombia's Armed Conflict

Colombia is in the midst of a historic peace process to end half a century of conflict. In this taped event, victims of Colombia's armed conflict share their proposals for a lasting peace and what they hope to see in an eventual accord. The event was hosted at the United States Institute of Peace with the Latin America Working Group.

WOLA's Adam Isacson Discusses National Guard Deployment on WSJ Live

Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy the National Guard to help secure the U.S.-Mexico border as the federal government struggles to handle an influx of Central American immigrants. In a video interview with WSJ Live, WOLA's Adam Isacson weighs in on why this is a bad idea.

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.

Video: Transitional Justice in Colombia

As Colombia continues its historic peace process, what lessons can it learn from other transitional justice processes in Latin America? Tune in here on July 7 at 12 p.m. ET for an in-depth discussion with WOLA transitional justice expert Jo-Marie Burt.

The United States and Cuba Should Play Ball

Former Representative David Bonior (D-MI) discusses his research trips to Cuba with WOLA and shares his experience finding common ground with the Cuban people through baseball.

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.

LIVESTREAM: Conversation with President Mujica of Uruguay

Tune in live at 4 p.m. for a discussion with President Jose Mujica of Uruguay. The event is co-hosted by WOLA, the Embassy of Uruguay and American University.

Violence and Displacement in Colombia's Main Pacific Port

In this taped event, Max Schoening of Human Rights Watch presents the findings of a new report on the humanitarian and security situation in Buenaventura, Colombia's largest Pacific port.

Building Peace from the Ground Up in Medellín

In this taped event, Catalina Cock of the Fundacion Mi Sangre of Colombia explains how the organization--founded by recording artist Juanes--works with landmine victims and at-risk youth to build peace in Medellin and throughout the country.