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Latin America Today

Nov 19, 2018

The Democratic Party won a majority of the House of Representatives in the November 6 midterm election. Adam Isacson talks with WOLA's Director for Cuba, Marguerite Jiménez, about what this means. They explain what an opposition party can do when it has majority control of a chamber. They identify some of...

Nov 5, 2018

After a long year of elections in Latin America, Adam talks to Cynthia McClintock of George Washington University, author of a new book that argues for the importance of holding runoff elections, which has brought more democratic outcomes in the region.

Oct 30, 2018

A "caravan" of migrants from Central America has inspired the president to threaten aid cuts and to send troops to the border. But this issue involves conditions in Central America, along the migrant trail in Mexico, and U.S. assistance.

Jun 25, 2018

WOLA's Adam Isacson, Maureen Meyer, and Adeline Hite were at the Arizona-Mexico border last week amid the furor over the Trump administration's zero-tolerance and family separation policies. They discuss what they saw and what asylum-seekers are facing.

May 11, 2018

Following travel to Venezuela's border regions, Assistant Director for Venezuela Geoff Ramsey and Director for the Andes Gimena Sánchez discuss the ongoing crisis of forced migration of Venezuelans, what is being done about it, and what needs to happen.