Venezuela’s Crisis from Global Perspectives

As Venezuela’s crisis deepens, the search for solutions becomes more urgent by the day. Join leading Venezuela scholars in a webinar to discuss political, economic, and social analyses of the crisis featured in a special issue of the European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies (ERLACS) on the crisis in Venezuela.

The Trump Administration and how Latin America’s Next Generation of Authoritarian Leaders are Consolidating Power

This is the first in a four-part event series on the Trump administration’s impact in Latin America. Information about future events is forthcoming. For more information, email This coming Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. EST, the Washington Office on Latin America will launch the first virtual event in a four-part series that examines the […]

Venezuela’s Ever-Evolving Crisis: Short and Long-Term Prospects for Change

Join WOLA (the Washington Office on Latin America) for an upcoming webinar with Venezuelan civil society leaders: Venezuela’s political and economic crisis is deepening amid the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, and civil society actors inside the country are thinking through possible scenarios for change for the second half of this year and beyond. As the United […]

Connecting Venezuelan Civil Society with the International Community

On Tuesday, September 15, the International Day of Democracy, WOLA, along with the Institute for Integrated Transitions (IFIT) and the Venezuelan citizens and civil society organizations that make up the Diálogo Social coalition, will host a virtual event to amplify the voices of Venezuelan civil society actors with regard to Venezuela’s ongoing political crisis and the need for dialogue.

Mazes of Documents: How South America is Responding to Fleeing Venezuelans

On Thursday, October 22 at 10:30 a.m. EDT, the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), along with the Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales (CELS) and la Comisión Argentina para Refugiados y Migrantes (CAREF), will host a virtual event to mark the publication of the new report Mazes of Documents: Inequality and Migratory Regularization in South America.