WOLA
Non-governmental Organization based in United States of America

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22 Oct 2018 description

A caravan of an estimated 7,000 migrants, including many families and women with children, originated in Central America and is making its way through Mexico towards the United States. Today, President Donald Trump announced via Twitter that he will start cutting, or substantially reducing, aid to Central America. According to research and advocacy group the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), this would be a counterproductive reaction that would undermine efforts to address the root causes of migration, namely, violence, corruption, poverty, and lack of economic opportunity.

25 Sep 2018 description

Las familias de las víctimas siguen buscando la verdad y la justicia

25 Sep 2018 description

Victims’ Families Continue to Search for Truth and Justice

28 Aug 2018 description

New Report on Family Separation and Detention at the Border Documents Incompetence and Disregard for Human Rights

17 Aug 2018 description

Washington, DC—Yesterday, an independent panel of investigators commissioned by the human rights arm of the Organization of American States (OAS) urged the Nicaraguan government to provide them full access to documents related to the violence that took place from April 18 to May 30 in Nicaragua.