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.

Women, Drug Policies and Incarceration

In this presentation at the OAS, human rights and legal experts present a new guide for policymakers designed to reduce the mass incarceration of women in Latin America.

Religion, Environment and Social Conflict in Latin America

Join us for a presentation that examines key cases which offer a perspective on the ways in which religion impacts multilateral climate policy.

What's Next for Venezuela?

Now that the Venezuelan opposition has won a two-thirds majority in the National Assembly, major changes are on the horizon. Will the opposition push for a recall referendum of President Nicolas Maduro? How might the government try to work around the opposition? Can both sides come together to address the country's biggest issues?

Experts Weigh In: What Will the Legislative Election Results Hold for Venezuela’s Future?

WOLA Senior Fellow David Smilde and Venezuelan pollster and political analyst Luis Vicente León take a look at what Venezuela's legislative elections could mean for the country’s polarized political climate.

Drugs, Thugs, and Diplomats: A Discussion of the Policy Debate that Led to Plan Colombia

Join us in for a conversation with Professor Winifred Tate as she examines the U.S. policymaking process in the design, implementation, and assessment of the Plan Colombia aid package in her newly released book "Drugs, Thugs, and Diplomats."

Drugs, Thugs, and Diplomats: A Discussion of the Policy Debate that Led to Plan Colombia

Join us for a conversation with Professor Winifred Tate as she examines the U.S. policymaking process in the design, implementation, and assessment of the Plan Colombia aid package in her newly released book "Drugs, Thugs, and Diplomats."

Venezuela's High-Stakes Legislative Elections: The December 6 Vote and What Comes Next

In this taped event from November 9, 2015, the Brookings Institution and the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) hosted a discussion on Venezuela’s December 6 legislative elections and what they mean for the country’s future.

Human Rights Prosecutions and El Salvador’s Justice System

Please join us for an update on the status of key human rights cases in El Salvador and the capacity of the country's criminal justice system to respond.

Event Video: Investigating the Disappearance of the 43 Students in Mexico

A briefing on the current status of the investigation and the work of the international experts appointed to investigate the case.

Watch: The 10th Annual WOLA Human Rights Awards

On October 28, the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) awarded its prestigious Human Rights Awards for 2015 to two recipients who have shown unwavering dedication to advancing human rights in the Americas.