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.

Addressing Economic Marginalization of Ethnic Minorities as Colombia Transitions from Conflict to Peace

Aid programs are working in Colombia; how can they be leveraged to support an eventual peace accord?

Promoting Peace in Colombia Through Hip-Hop

In this taped event, the Colombian hip-hop group Explosion Negra presents on how they use music to involve Afro-Colombian youth and combat racism and violence in their communities.

WOLA's Walsh Presents at the OAS on the Drug Problem in the Americas

In this taped event, WOLA Senior Associate John Walsh joins drug policy reform advocates and practitioners in a discussion at the OAS on drug policy in the hemisphere. Walsh acknowledges that there exists a growing realization among both officials and reform advocates that current policies have not been effective.

Violence in Central America and Community-Based Responses

In this taped event, José Miguel Cruz, Louis-Alexandre Berg, and WOLA's Adriana Beltrán discuss gang violence in Central America and the role of international donors, governments, and civil society in reducing violence and insecurity in Central 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.