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Guide to the Washington Office on Latin America Records, 1962-2008 and undated, bulk 1974-2005

Abstract

The Washington Office on Latin America is an international human rights advocacy organization headquartered in Washington D.C. The Washington Office on Latin America Records span the dates 1962 to 2008 and consist of research and project files on nearly every country in Latin America, administrative records, clippings, correspondence, and printed material, all relating to the work of the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), a human rights advocacy organization based in Washington D.C. WOLA partners with local organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean to raise awareness of human rights abuses in the region and to influence the foreign policy agenda of the United States government. Materials in this collection provide a rich resource for the study of politically motivated violence and other human rights abuses throughout Latin America and also document the changing political climate towards the region in Washington D.C. over nearly four decades.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Washington Office on Latin America records
Creator
Washington Office on Latin America
Extent
280.5 linear feet, 153,361 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language
Bulk of the material in English and Spanish

Collection Overview

The Washington Office on Latin America Records span the dates 1962 to 2008 and consist of research and project files on nearly every country in Latin America, administrative files, clippings, correspondence, and printed material, all related to the work of the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), a human rights advocacy organization based in Washington D.C. WOLA partners with local organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean to raise awareness of human rights abuses in the region and to influence the foreign policy agenda of the United States government. Materials in this collection provide a rich resource for the study of politically motivated violence and other human rights abuses throughout Latin America, and document the changing political attitudes towards the region on the part of the U.S. government over nearly four decades. Numerous files of individual human rights abuse cases, including torture, forced disappearances, and executions can be found in this collection. In addition, WOLA's efforts to lobby for legislative change are chronicled throughout the collection. Material includes some ephemeral or hard-to-find printed material produced by leftist or guerilla groups in Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, and Mexico, as well as some audiovisual recordings housed within country files.

The collection is arranged in the following series: Administrative Files, Geographic, Initiatives and Activities, Sound Recordings, and Oversize Material. The Administrative Files Series (43 boxes) contains records kept by WOLA directors and staff, many funding-related files, some overviews of WOLA's activities, and other files of an administrative nature such as meeting minutes and planning, and staff retreats. The largest in the collection, the Geographic Series (250 boxes) is divided into subseries for most countries in the region, documenting the major political and human rights issues associated with each country. These files typically include large sub-groupings on the following broad topics: human rights cases specific to that country; economic development; drug policy and related issues, especially in Colombia and Mexico; elections; police and military; U.S. policy; international relations; files related to WOLA visits to or activities in that country; and in some cases, files of printed materials assembled by WOLA staff. The human rights files cover such issues as labor rights, peasants' rights and land reforms, indigenous people's rights, politically motivated abuses, killings, and discrimination, civil rights cases of all kinds, reconciliation and truth commissions, and the activities of human rights organizations in each country and in the U.S. The Initiatives and Activities Series (115 boxes), divided into topical categories as arranged by WOLA staff, covers the organization's issue-based work in areas such as U.S. drug policy, trade and banking, democratic and peace processes, economic development, issues related to the deployment of military and police forces, and more. A large group of records documents the extensive legislative work performed by WOLA on behalf of human rights issues. There is considerable overlap between this series and the Geographic Series. The Sound Recordings Series (9 boxes) contains recordings of conferences, speeches, and events sponsored by WOLA and other groups. Finally, the six boxes in the Oversize Material section at the end of this collection guide contain large items such as posters and newspapers separated from the main collection and rehoused for preservation purposes. Materials are chiefly in English and Spanish, with a smaller percentage in French and Portuguese. All of the series and each subseries are described in more detail in the description of the collection that follows. Unprocessed additions to the collection have been added at the end of the finding aid. Collection was acquired as part of the Duke University's Archive for Human Rights.

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Contents of the Collection

Administrative Files Series, 1968-2007 and undated

43 boxes

Documents a variety of administrative-level activities of the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) staff for almost the entirety of the organization's history up to 2007, with the majority of files representing the 1980s and 1990s. Organized into the following subseries: Development, Funding, General Management Files, Initiatives and Activities Office Files, and Publications. Arranged in original order as received, either unarranged, or in rough chronological or alphabetical order. See subseries descriptions below for details on contents and arrangement.

Development Subseries, 1979-2000 and undated

5 boxes

Documents pertaining to WOLA initiatives or projects to be funded. Includes targeted mailings; lists of contacts and prospects for funding; application materials and guidelines; grant proposals; newsletters and other publications regarding funding institutions; WOLA activity reports over a long time span; correspondence with funding institutions; and information on funding institutions regarding past grants. International donor files often contain copies of form letters relating to the Advocacy Training Project, while others contain larger amounts of materials such as reports, correspondence, follow-up material, and proposals. Other initiatives focus on violence against women (see the Liz Claiborne files, box 2), and drug policy work (Century Foundation Files, box 2). U.S. prospective donor files include information on Oxfam, Century Foundation, and the Greenville Foundation. Files retain arrangement and titles of folders as received from WOLA.

Development files
Box 1-5

Funding Subseries, 1974-2005 and undated

19 boxes

Arranged in the following four subgroups: General Files, Appeals, Foundations, and Religious. Similar to the Development Subseries; contains folders pertaining chiefly to past contributors of grants or gifts to WOLA. See individual subgroup descriptions below.

General Files, 1983-2002 and undated

Nine folders containing a variety of documents, including award notifications; drafts of form thank-you letters; lists/reports of donors, and related documents; correspondence and other documents related to contributing members of the fund-raising group "WOLA Friends;" notes, internal correspondence, results reports, and clippings regarding direct mailing campaigns and fund raising operations; a folder of notes and definitions regarding lobbying regulations; and copies of form letters soliciting funding from individual contributors and materials in support of these letters.

Box 6
Appeals, 1987-1999 and undated

Correspondence, clippings, draft letters, mailing lists, and other documents in support of periodic funding appeals to both individual donors and institutions; also includes annual reports and other funding activity summaries.

Box 6-7
Foundations, 1978-2005 and undated

Files on potential funding organizations or previous supporters contain correspondence, grant proposals and other supporting materials for applications, and other relevant documents, with some files related to specific WOLA projects. Folders are in a rough and repeating alphabetical order, grouped in date ranges. Prominent institutions represented include ARCA Foundation, Ford Foundation, General Service Foundation, Joyce Mertz-Gilmore Foundation, Ruth Mott Fund, J. Roderick MacArthur foundation, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Oxfam, and Veatch Program (of the North Shore Unitarian Universalists).

Box 7-17
Religious, 1974-2005 and undated

Fund-raising files for both individuals and religious institutions, chiefly in the U.S., include correspondence, contact lists, summary reports on past funding, and other related documents. Institution files are in a rough and repeating alphabetical order, grouped into date ranges by year. In part due to its original religious orientation, many of WOLA's initiatives and activities have been sustained by the Methodist, Baptist, and Catholic churches, as well as other religious and spiritual groups such as Quakers and Unitarian Universalists.

Box 17-24

General Management Files Subseries, 1968-2007 and undated

15 boxes

Series is organized into the following subgroupings: Director's Files, History Files, Other Organizations, Planning and Financial, Program Assistant Files, SAETH Files, Additional Files, Initiatives and Activities Office Files, and Publications. Includes information on organizational planning, including retreats; facilities (office space, computer systems, and telephone service); staff travel; management training; finances (tax returns, financial reports); working groups; staff meetings; personnel (manuals, regulations, staff member files and staff activity reports, vacancies and hiring); event planning; and public relations. The historical files were created by staff and contain varied materials documenting the history of WOLA from its beginning to 2003. The files from the Director's Office are chiefly from Alexander Wilde's tenure; these are varied in nature and include reports, files on events, notes on various topics, drafts of WOLA's mission statement, board member files, and internal and Congressional memos.

Director's Files, 1980s-1990s and undated
(4 boxes)

Extremely varied group of materials that were labeled as director's files and may have been maintained by a personal assistant to the directors. Includes correspondence, some of it to U.S. legislators; reports to and from the director; files on Central America, Europe, and countries related to WOLA activities; folders on notes on WOLA teams; WOLA event files; testimony files; delegations to countries; and other materials. One file labeled "Attacks" contains clippings and articles attacking WOLA and other organizations or movements considered liberal or left-wing.

Box 24-27
History Files, 1974-2007 and undated
(4 boxes)

Offers a rich source of information on WOLA's origins and early years. Files pulled together by WOLA staff contain clippings and reports from the earliest years; mission statements; WOLA publications from the early 1980s, including a run of Update, WOLA's newsletter; flyers and other materials from the 10th (1984), 25th, and 30th anniversaries of WOLA's founding; a few annual reports from 1983 and later; detailed papers on WOLA's history and role in shaping U.S.-Latin American policy; early funding files relating to the Ford Foundation's early support of WOLA initiatives; a file on the "WOLA History Project," a proposal sent to the Ford Foundation in 2003 to document WOLA's history; and other materials. WOLA materials dating from the 1970s and 1980s may also be found in other series in the WOLA collection.

Box 27-30
Other Organizations, 1986-1997
(3 boxes)

Files on other organizations supporting human rights causes, chiefly U.S.-based. Typically one folder per organization, but one set of multiple files relates to the Letelier-Moffitt Award. Arranged in alphabetical order. Abundant numbers of files on human rights organizations and their work are also found in the country files in the Geographical Series, and files throughout the collection.

Box 30-32
Planning and Financial, 1968-2004, bulk 1990s-2004
(2 boxes)

A small group of planning files for WOLA events and proposals chiefly from the 1990s through 2004. Documents include correspondence, meeting agendas and notes, strategic planning notes, mission statements, and extensive descriptions of the functions of various working groups and their status at that time. A significant set of files documents a major WOLA planning retreat held in 2002, and discusses all aspects of its operations and programs. Also includes a large file of material on WOLA's efforts to gain consultative status with the United Nations. Other WOLA planning documents can be found scattered in other subseries in the Administrative Files, as well as other series in the collection, especially Initiatives and Activities. Tax returns and financial statements from 1979 through 2006 make up the bulk of the financial files.

Box 32-33
Program Assistant Files, 1990-2006 and undated
(2 boxes)

As with the Director's Files, a varied set of office files created in support of key positions at WOLA. Most files date from the 2000s. Includes such material as memos, organizational lists, files of contacts, outreach files, web development, planning for events, WOLA reprints, and a few news clippings files dating from about 2006 on Haiti, Venezuela, and other countries and topics.

Box 33-34
SAETH Files, 1989-2006 and undated
(3 boxes)

Documents relate to the activities of WOLA's South America and Economic Team working group, abbreviated to SAETH. Folders chiefly contain routine materials such as invitations to events, event planning, memos, press packets, training manuals and style guide, phone system files, and other office files.

Box 35-37
Additional Files, 1982-2002 and undated
(4 boxes)

Files that could not be categorized in the groupings above include activity reports, WOLA Board documents, bylaws, contact lists, facilities and office systems documents, financial documents, intern files, lobbying regulations, personnel manuals, and staff writings.

Box 37-40

Initiatives and Activities Office Files, 1989-2000 and undated

3 boxes

Files maintained by WOLA assistants concern the management of WOLA programs and activities, and contain memos, press releases, clippings, and other documents regarding human rights projects and responses undertaken by WOLA and its staff. The actual project files are housed in the much larger Initiatives and Activities Series.

Initiatives and activities files
Box 40-42

Publications, 1991-2005 and undated

2 boxes

Production files for WOLA newsletters Cross Currents (English), and Enlace (Spanish). Folders contain proofs, notes, correspondence from readers, and other material. Some contain printed copies of the corresponding issue of the newsletters. See also the Geographic Series under individual countries or under the General Latin America Subseries for actual publication issues of many of WOLA's publications.

Publications
Box 42-43

Geographic Series, 1962-2008 and undated

250 boxes

Files on individual countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, containing material assembled and maintained by the staff of the Washington Office on Latin America. Countries represented are: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Perú, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela. The largest subseries are Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico, and Perú. Most geographic files are a mix of documents created in each country and in the United States. Nearly all country subseries contain the following folder groups: Human Rights, U.S. Relations, and WOLA Files. Human Rights files document specific cases of abuse as well as some the organizations with which WOLA partners to improve the situation. U.S. Relations files, a major focus in each subseries, contain information on pending U.S. legislation, testimony before Congress, and files on the policy agendas of sitting administrations. WOLA files provide evidence of WOLA's diverse activities, including: organizing Congressional delegations to Latin American countries and visits to Washington D.C. for Latin American constituencies; organizing conferences and programs to increase dialogue and awareness of various concerns in Latin America; and efforts to influence the United States' foreign policy through lobbying. Larger subseries may have additional groups; common examples include Background Files, Economy and Development, Politics and Government, and Printed Material. With the exception of alphabetized printed material, the original order and organization of files has been maintained to the extent possible. A subseries on Latin America containing files that do not focus exclusively on one country completes the Geographic series. See subseries descriptions below for details on contents and arrangement.

Argentina, 1976-2004 and undated

5 boxes

Clippings, correspondence, and files primarily concerned with Argentina's stance towards political expression and human rights. Most material is dated between the late 1970s and the early 1980s. Prominent topics include cases of extrajudicial imprisonment of dissidents by the government, several of which were brought before the Interamerican Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). In addition, some files document controversies over proposed sales of arms to Argentina by the United States and Argentina's support of conservative authoritarian regimes in El Salvador and Bolivia. Material was created by WOLA staff, including Rachel Nield and Coletta Youngers.

Argentina files
Box 44-48

Bolivia, 1989-1998 and undated

2 boxes

Files and clippings on the Bolivian state and economy, almost all of which concern drug policy in some way. Many of these document U.S. relations with Bolivia, particularly with respect to military aid to combat drug processing and trafficking. Some documents and reports also examine Bolivian economic development in the context of creating economically viable alternatives for coca farmers. Finally, human rights abuses, most at the hands of foreign-controlled drug cartels, are documented. Additional Bolivia-related material may be found in the Drug Policy Subseries of the Initiatives and Activities Series.

Bolivia files
Box 49-50

Brazil, 1986, 2002-2005

3.5 boxes

Files documenting WOLA's programs in Brazil. Much of the material relates to Brazilian elections, particularly that of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, and possible alliances between politically left regimes in Latin America. Clippings and other material related to Brazilian agriculture are also included.

Brazil files
Box 51-54

Chile, 1969-2004 and undated

18 boxes

Divided into files and materials collected by Patrick Ahern and those created by WOLA. The majority of the material in this subseries chronicles the events surrounding the 1973 coup that installed General Augusto Pinochet as leader of Chile and the ramifications of this event over several decades. The Patrick Ahern Files consist of material collected by Ahern, a Catholic priest with an interest in liberation theology. The bulk of this grouping consists of printed material from a range of Chilean and internationally based sources, many of which predate or run concurrently with the coup. Material in the subject files subgrouping documents the immediate aftermath of the coup and the response of key actors in the United States. WOLA Files contain clippings, press releases, correspondence, and reports on human rights abuses and the Chilean political environment. These focus on U.S. relations with Chile including the bombing of exiled diplomat Orlando Letelier in Washington D.C. and the changing political climate in Chile in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Finally, files from the 2000s chronicle international attempts to bring Pinochet to trial for human rights abuses and the Chilean state's response to these efforts.

Patrick Ahern Files, 1969-1983

8 boxes

The bulk of this grouping consists of Printed Material, including newspaper and magazine clippings, comic books, pamphlets, scholarly papers, monographs, and serials. In addition, a Subject Files subgrouping mainly comprises materials related to events following the 1973 coup and the response of key actors in the United States, including the nascent NGO community (including the first iteration of WOLA), members of the U.S. Congress, and various church organizations. The Ahern files contain some ephemera relating to Fidel Castro, assassinated president Salvador Allende's political campaign, and U.S.-based movements supporting Chileans persecuted under the Pinochet regime.

Printed Material, 1971-1983 and undated

A collection of valuable early and sometimes ephemeral printed material on social and political conditions in Chile organized into the following subgroups: Clippings, Comics, Other Printed Material, and Serials. Clippingsare from Chile- and U.S.-based publications. Most of the Chilean clippings are from El Mercurio, Chile's largest newspaper which is alleged to have undermined the Allende government with its editorial stance. Other titles represented include La Nacion, La Prensa, 3ra De La Hora. English language clippings come from the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post, as well as the Washington D.C.-based Daily Rag, The Eagle (student newspaper of American University), the Fond Du Lac Reporter (Wisconsin), and the Rocky Mountain News (Denver, CO). A collection of Spanish language Comicsare represented in the collection. With the exception of copies of Archiand El Condorito, all are leftist and explicitly political. These include La Firme and La Firme Extra, Documentos Especiale, and a comic book explaining how to vote. Pamphlets, conference materials, scholarly articles, and monographs are grouped in Other Printed Material. Serialsin the Patrick Ahern Files date from the period leading up to the 1973 coup through the late 1970s. These include a mostly complete run of Chile Hoy (1971-1973) and Mensaje(1971-1976), and numerous issues of Ercillaand Solidaridad.

Clippings
1972-1976
(5 folders)
Box 54
American publications, 1973-1974
Box 54
Advertisements and headlines, 1971-1972
Box 54
Spanish language publications, 1973-1974
Box 54
Comics
Archi, El Condorito, 1972 Oct., undated
Box 54
Documentos Especiales, undated
Box 54
La Firme, undated
Box 54
La Firme Extra, undated
Box 54
¡Vamos Leyendo!, undated
Box 54
"Votando en Marzo", undated
Box 54
Other Printed Material
Box 54-57
Serials
Chile Newsletter, 1974-1976
Box 57
Community Action on Latin America, 1972-1973
Box 57
Ercilla, 1971-1974
(5 folders)
Box 57
Hora Cero, 1972-1973
(2 folders)
Box 58
Mensaje, 1971-1975
(1-7 of 8 folders)
Box 58
Mensaje, 1972-1976
(8 of 8 folders)
Box 59
MIR [Movimiento de la Izquierda Revolucionaria] Resistance Courier and other publications, 1974-1976
(2 folders)
Box 59
NACLA Latin America and Empire Report, 1973-1978
(2 folders)
Box 59
Pastoral Popular, 1971-1973
(2 folders)
Box 59
Que Pasa, 1973
(2 folders)
Box 59
Revista de la Universidad Tecnica del Estado, 1972-1973
(1-2 of 3 folders)
Box 59
Revista de la Universidad Tecnica del Estado, 1972-1973
(3 of 3 folders)
Box 60
Unsorted serials, 1971-1978
(6 folders)
Box 60

Subject Files, 1971-1976 and undated

Contain files primarily related to solidarity movements organized against the Pinochet regime in the 1970s and early 1980s. Events and files in this section include those related to the 1976 assassination of Orlando Letelier, Chilean Ambassador to the United States under Allende in Washington D.C., files from several conferences organized in response to the 1973 coup and allegations of U.S. involvement in it, and the plight of individuals imprisoned by the military junta for political reasons. Also contains some ephemera relating to Fidel Castro, Allende's political campaign, and U.S.-based movements supporting Chileans persecuted under the Pinochet regime.

Chile political repression files from U.S. sources, 1974
Box 60
Chile-recent, 1974-1976, undated
(2 folders)
Box 60
Chile-right, 1975-1976, undated
Box 61
Church-related, 1975, undated
Box 61
Ephemera undated
Box 61
Ephemera and clippings, 1972-1973, undated
Box 61
Handbills and ephemera, 1971, undated
Box 61
Latin American files and clippings, 1973, undated
Box 61
Letelier/Moffitt car bombing files, 1976
Box 61
U.S.-Chile, Letelier assassination files and clippings, 1974-1976, undated
Box 61
U.S.-Chile policy critique files, 1974, undated
Box 61
Washington D.C. Chile coalition, 1975, undated
Box 61
Washington Office on Latin America communiques, 1975, undated
Box 61
WOLA Files, 1978-2004
(9.5 boxes)

The WOLA Files on Chile consist of clippings, press releases, and correspondence, chiefly related to the 1989 democratic elections in Chile, the first in that country since the 1973 coup. Several files concern the assassination of Orlando Letelier and his assistant Ronnie Moffitt and international efforts to bring their killers to justice. In addition some files document human rights abuses of the junta helmed by Pinochet, among these a three-volume copy of the report issued by the Chilean Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Efforts of human rights groups and some in the international community to bring Pinochet to trial in the late 1990s and early 2000s are documented as well.

Box 62-71

Colombia, 1982-2008 and undated

25 boxes

Organized in the following folder groups: Human Rights; Politics and Government; Printed Material; U.S. Relations; and WOLA Files. United States drug control policy (commonly called the War on Drugs) forms the backdrop against which nearly all files are set. Files chronicle the Colombian government's attempts to maintain control within its borders against drug cartels and guerilla and paramilitary groups. The United States' role in Colombia, both as a military advisor and as a critic of alleged human rights abuses by the military are documented. Human Rights files examine specific cases of rights violations as well as more general reports by Colombian and U.S.-based organizations. Material in the Politics and Government grouping cover domestic issues in Colombia, including elections, the administration of justice, and the faltering peace process between the state and the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia–Ejército del Pueblo (FARC-EP or FARC) the largest guerilla faction in Colombia. Printed Material consists of reports and serials. Most are published by U.S.-based institutions (including WOLA), although some by Colombian government agencies and human rights groups appear as well. Files on U.S. Relations with Colombia include testimony before Congress; correspondence by members of Congress to other leaders in the U.S. and Colombia; and numerous debates about foreign aid to Colombia to combat drug cultivation and distribution. WOLA's efforts to shape the policy debate in the United States are documented in WOLA Files, the largest grouping. Correspondence with officials in the U.S. and Colombia, reports and information relevant to pending legislation (known to WOLA staff as "Hill drops"), material related to conferences and programs organized by WOLA, and files coordinating delegations to Colombia make up the bulk of these files. One compact disc entitled Rehenes de las FARC and one videocassette complete the subseries. Material created by WOLA staff, including Charles Call, Jason Hagen, Tina Hodges, Winifred Tate, and Coletta Youngers, whose names can often be found in materials or on file folders. Additional files related to Colombia may be found in the Drug Policy Subseries of the Initiatives and Activities Series.

Human Rights, 1988-2003 and undated
Box 71-74
Politics and Government, 1982-1999 and undated
Box 74-77
Printed Material, 1993-2008 and undated
American Friends Service Committee, 1999
Box 77
Campaña Nacional e Internacional por los Derechos de los Pueblos, undated
Box 77
Cien Dias, 1990-1998
(3 folders)
Box 77
CINEP [Centro de Investigación y Educación Popular], 1991
Box 77
Colombia Internacional, 1994-1996
Box 77
Colombian state publications, 1998-2002, undated
(1 of 3 folders)
Box 77
Colombian state publications, 1998-2002, undated
(2-3 of 3 folders)
Box 78
CREDHOS, Situación Regional D.H. y D.I.H., 2001-2002
Box 78
Comite Permanente por la Defensa de los Derechos Humanos, 2001-2003
(2 folders)
Box 78
Controversia, 1998-1999
Box 78
Defensoría del Pueblo, 2002
(2 folders)
Box 78
Desde la Region, 2002
Box 78
Diócesis de Quibdó publications, 2002, undated
Box 78
Institute for National Strategic Studies [INSS] Strategic Forum, 1997-1998
Box 78
International Crisis Group, 2002
Box 78
Non-Governmental Liaison Service [NGLS] development dossiers, 1995-1996
Box 79
NGLS, Go Between, 1995-1997
Box 79
NGLS, Round Up, 1995-1997
Box 79
Nova + Vetera, 2001-2002
Box 79
Oficena en Colombia del Alto Comisionado de las U.N. para los D.H., 2002
Box 79
Organización Feminina Popular, 2002, undated
Box 79
Pax Christi kidnapping reports, 2001
Box 79
Political info kits, 2002
Box 79
Redepaz, 1999, undated
Box 79
Resguardo Indigena Inga de Aponte, 2001
Box 79
Strategic Studies Institute publications, 2001-2002
Box 79
Trans Fugas, 1998-1999
Box 79
Transnational Institute Briefing Papers, 2001, 2002
Box 79
UN Documents, 1998, 2002, undated
Box 80
UN development program, 1999, 2002, undated
Box 80
UNESCO [United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization] News, 1994-1995
Box 80
University of Miami North-South Center publications, 2001-2002
(2 folders)
Box 80
Utopias, 1996-1999, undated
(5 folders)
Box 80
WOLA publications, 1993-2008
(5 folders)
Box 81
Woodrow Wilson International Center publications, 1996, 2000-2002
(2 folders)
Box 81
World Bank publications, 1995, 1998-1999
(2 folders)
Box 81
Unsorted printed material
Box 81
Unsorted printed material
(4-11 of 14 folders)
Box 82
Unsorted printed material
(12-14 of 14 folders)
Box 83
U.S. Relations, 1991-2002 and undated
Box 83-86
WOLA Files, 1989-2003 and undated

[Original audiovisual material closed to use. Technical Services may need to have a use copy made before contents can be accessed. Please contact a reference archivist before coming to use this collection.]

Box 86-96

Costa Rica, 1984-1993 and undated

2 boxes

Files on Costa Rican economy and politics, many relating explicitly to the Contra War. Covers the 1986 election of Óscar Arias Sánchez and Costa Rica's ongoing issues with debt service related to development aid. Relations with the U.S. figure prominently in this subseries, with respect to economic and military aid and Costa Rica's efforts to remain a neutral party in the Nicaraguan conflict. Also contains some material describing the state of human rights in Costa Rica, particularly relating to the counter-revolutionary forces (often called "Contras") that used Costa Rica's northern border as a staging area for incursions into Nicaragua. While nearly all files explicitly refer to Costa Rica, a few relate to the larger surrounding region and the Contra War more generally. Researchers interested in the Nicaraguan conflict should consult subseries on Nicaragua and Honduras as well.

Costa Rica files
Box 97-98

Cuba, 1962, 1994-2006 and undated

10 boxes

Pertains chiefly to the U.S. trade embargo with Cuba. Organized into the following folder groups: Human Rights, Other Material, and U.S. Relations. Human Rights is the smallest group in the subseries and contains files and reports related to Cuban human rights concerns, particularly the topics of political dissidents and religious freedom. A number of general reports from human rights organizations are included as well. Other Material consists of general files related to Cuban political history; files associated with conferences and seminars, the bulk organized by WOLA; documents on Cuba's relationship with the (non-U.S.) international community; and files related to the status of churches in Cuba, particularly the 1998 visit by the Pope.

The bulk of the subseries is housed in the U.S. Relations grouping. Most of this material relates to details of the longstanding U.S.-imposed trade and travel embargo. Files in this group document escalations of the embargo policy, particularly the 1996 Helms-Burton Act (also known as LIBERTAD), as well as calls for its easement or removal by members of Congress, WOLA, and other organizations. Many files concern the removal of restrictions on humanitarian aid to Cuba, travel restrictions to the island for U.S. citizens, and efforts by farm lobbies to open Cuba to U.S. agricultural exports. Additional files document allegations of Cuban links to terrorist activities by U.S. officials after September 11, 2001 as well as arguments against these claims. Finally, copies of a declassified 1962 Defense Department memorandum outlining the possible instigation of armed conflict with Cuba (Box 107) and declassified reports on the trial of anti-Castro fighter Orlando Bosch in Venezuela are included. WOLA staff, particularly Liah Rosenblum and Geoff Thale assembled and maintained material in this subseries.

Human Rights, 1995-2003 and undated
Box 99
Other Material, 1994-2004 and undated
Box 99-101
U.S. Relations, 1962, 1994-2006 and undated
Box 101-108

Ecuador, 2002

3 folders

One folder containing information on a conference in Ecuador on anti-drug crop fumigation. Issues of the newsletter Ecuador Focus and a file of information on a sign-on letter protesting a break-in at the offices of the Fundación Regional de Asesoría en Derechos Humanos (INREDH) in Quito follow.

Ecuador files
Box 108

El Salvador 1986-2004 and undated

9 boxes

The bulk of the material on El Salvador focuses on economic and human rights issues raised by the civil war, which lasted for eleven years from 1981-1992, between the government and the leftist political party, the Frente Farabundo Martí para la Liberación Nacional (FMLN). The subseries is separated into Economic Development, Human Rights, and Other Material. The Economic Development subseries includes newsletters, pamphlets, and other writings on development in El Salvador as well as reconstruction after Hurricane Mitch in 1998 and the devastating earthquake of 2001. Documents relating to agrarian reform, land transfers, and outsourcing of U.S. jobs to El Salvador also are found in Economic Development, as are records of international financial aid not contingent on human rights issues. Within Human Rights are records of international aid dependent upon the address of human rights violations (especially by the government's armed forces). Also encompasses clippings, formal reports, correspondence, and documentation of WOLA events revolving around elections, democratization, immigration, labor, judicial reform, criminal codes, and reform of the PNC (La Policía Nacional Civil). The majority of the material pertaining to U.S. foreign policy towards El Salvador appears in Human Rights, and these boxes contain original documents from the truth commission, the United Nations Observer Mission in El Salvador (ONUSAL), the peace accords of 1992, and the FMLN. One VHS cassette produced by the American Jewish World Service appears at the beginning of this grouping. Other Material consists of issues of the Salvadoran magazine Tendenciasdated from 1991-1994 as well as copies of El Salvador Proceso. Conference material, files on elections and the solidarity group El Salvador Policy Project complete the subseries. While nearly all files refer exclusively to El Salvador, a few also address Nicaragua-centered Contra War. Material has been arranged as received and only separated insofar as was necessary to generate the categories described above.

Economic Development, 1989-2001 and undated
Box 109-111
Human Rights, 1986-2004 and undated

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Box 111-118
Other Material, 1991-1994
Box 118

Guatemala, 1965-2008 and undated

53 boxes

Spans the dates 1965-2007 with the bulk of the material dated between 1978 and 2005. Subseries is divided into the following folder groups: Economy and Development; Human Rights; Peace Process; Politics and Government; Printed Material; U.S. Relations; and WOLA Files. Material details the political situation in Guatemala from domestic and international perspectives. Most of the files in this subseries relate to the conflict between guerilla groups and the government that began in 1960 through the 1996 peace accords and the tenuous process of building civil society afterward. The bulk of the material concerns human rights in some way. WOLA personnel who created and maintained material in this subseries include Adriana Beltran, Hugh Byrne, Rachel Garst, Susan Peacock, and Bonnie Tenneriello, whose names sometimes appear in materials or on folders.

Economy and Development, 1974-2005 and undated

Consists of reports on the state of the Guatemalan economy and moves towards development, including agrarian land reform, labor conditions, and reports by international donors and organizations. Issues of rural development; agriculture including coffee and genetically modified corn; and government fiscal policy implemented to satisfy the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and others comprise the majority of the material.

Box 119-121
Human Rights, 1978-2003 and undated

Case files on instances of human rights violations as well as general reports by various local and international human rights organizations. Most case files document abuses by forces linked to the Guatemalan military, including the rural Patrullas de Autodefensa Civil (PAC), assassinations of clergy and political figures, forced disappearances and torture of prisoners, and the so-called death squads. A considerably smaller number of human rights abuses by guerilla forces may also be found here. Prominent human rights cases include the murder of Guatemalan anthropologist Myrna Mack Chang (in whose memory Fundacion Myrna Mack, a key partner organization of WOLA's was founded), the massacre at Xaman, the rape and torture of Sr. Diana Ortiz, and the assassination of Bishop Juan José Gerardi. Human rights organizations whose reports appear in this grouping, most based outside Guatemala, include Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and the Guatemalan Human Rights Commission. Because the resolutions to some of these cases became seminal components of the peace process, researchers are strongly encouraged to consult files in the Peace Process grouping for human rights issues.

Box 121-134
Peace Process, 1982,1988, 1994-2002 and undated

Files document facets of the transition to civil government initiated as a result of accords between the umbrella guerilla group Unidad Revolucionaria Nacional Guatemalteca (URNG) and the Guatemalan government in 1994-1996. These include press clippings about the peace accords as well as copies of them; reports and information related to the United Nations Mission for the Verification of Human Rights and of Compliance with the Comprehensive Agreement on Human Rights in Guatemala (MINUGUA); the Comisión para el Esclarecimiento Histórico (CEH), Guatemala's truth and reconciliation commission; and files related to government efforts to bring the military under civil control. This grouping also includes files related to judicial proceedings stemming from acts committed during the decades of conflict that preceded the peace process as well as instances of witness intimidation by parties wishing to keep cases from coming to trial. Intimidation and abuse of refugees returning to the countryside from Mexico comprise another major strand of human rights cases that became part of the peace process.

Box 134-146
Politics and Government, 1978-2005 and undated

Specifically concern issues internal to Guatemala. These include elections and campaigns, efforts to reform the administration of justice in Guatemala, and civil policing. Many files document the varying support of political parties for the peace process and political reform. Key issues include the popularity of the Frente Republicano de Guatemala (FRG) and its leaders, former president José Efraín Ríos Montt and Alfonso Antonio Portillo Cabrera. Many files document the Centro de Estudios Estrategicos para la Estabilidad Nacional (ESTNA), which in part facilitated Guatemala's slow transition to civil government.

Box 146-152
Printed Material, 1977-2008 and undated

Folders house printed material, much of it in Spanish, created and published by guerilla groups, workers' groups, political parties, and international solidarity organizations, and whose names appear on folder titles. Formats include pamphlets, flyers, newsletters, newspapers, broadsides, announcements, and manifestos. Includes some original communiques and pamphlets created by revolutionary groups in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Among these groups, the Ejército Guerrillero de los Pobres (EGP) and the Organización Revolucionario del Pueblo en Armas (ORPA) are most represented. Both would later become part of URNG. Arranged in alphabetical order by organization name or title of publication. A file of unsorted material appears at the end of the grouping.

AFSC [American Friends Service Committee], 1977-1979
Box 152
Asociación de Estudiantes Universitarios [AEU], 1988-1989
Box 152
ASIES [Asociación de Investigación y Estudios Sociales], 1996-1997
Box 152
Barricada!, 1980 July-Aug
Box 152
CECMA [Centro de Estudios de la Cultura Maya], undated
Box 152
Centre for Independence of Judges and Lawyers, 1985
Box 152
Centro Exterior de Reportes Informativos Sobre Guatemala [Ceri-Gua], 1992-1997
(5 folders)
Box 152
Committee of Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (New Hampshire), 1981, undated
Box 153
Comite de Solidaridad con Centroamerica (Toronto), undated
Box 153
Central Nacional Trabajadores [CNT], 1979
Box 153
Comite Pro Justicia y Paz, 1978-1980
Box 153
Comite de Unidad Campesina [CUC], 1978-1980, undated
(2 folders)
Box 153
Community Action on Latin America [CALA] (Madison, WI), 1980
Box 153
Commission of Social Justice (San Francisco, CA), 1981
Box 153
Coordinadora Cristiana de Solidaridad con la Lucha del Pueblo, 1985
Box 153
Coordinadora Nacional Indigina y Campesina [CONIC], 1994-1995, 2001, undated
(2 folders)
Box 153
Coordinadora Nacional de Viudas de Guatemala [CONAVIGUA], 1994-1996
(2 folders)
Box 153
Defensa Legal Indigena, undated
Box 153
Donde Enmudecen las Conciencias, undated
Box 153
EGP [Ejército Guerrillero de los Pobres], 1981, undated
Box 153
EPICA [Ecumenical Program on Central America and the Caribbean], undated
Box 153
Estudio Diagnostico de la Situación del Arte Indigena en Guatemala, 2008
Box 153
FDNG [Frente Democratica Nueva Guatemala], 1995-1996
Box 153
FEDEPAZ [Fundación Ecuménica Para el Desarrollo y la Paz], 2005
Box 153
Front Line Guatemala, undated
Box 153
Fundación Pro-Guatemala [FUNDAGUA], 1988-1989, undated
Box 153
GAM [Grupo Apoyo Mutuo], 1993-1994
Box 153
Grupo de Apoyo a Refugiados, 1983
Box 153
GNIB [Guatemala News and Information Bureau] ¡Guatemala!
(2 folders)
Box 154
Guatemala Derechos Humanos Boletín Internacional, 1994-1996
Box 154
Guatemala Human Rights Update, 1993-1997
(2 folders)
Box 154
Guatemala Partners, 1993-1995
Box 154
Guatemala Scholars Network News, 1992-1995
Box 154
Guatemala Update (United Kingdom), 1981
Box 154
IUF [International Union of Food and Allied Workers Associations] Coca Cola plant occupation report, 1983
Box 154
Maps, undated
Box 154
MICAH [Michigan Interchurch Committee on Central American Human Rights], 1981, undated
Box 154
Momento, 1992, 1993-1997
(2 folders)
Box 154
NISGUA [Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala], 1985, 1993-1994
(2 folders)
Box 154
Noticias de Guatemala, 1977-1979, 1992, 1994-1996
(4 folders)
Box 155
OLAS [Organization of Latin American Students] (University of Chicago), 1981
Box 155
ORPA [Organización Revolucionario del Pueblo en Armas] publications, 1980-1981, undated
(5 folders)
Box 155
PAN [Partido Avanzada Nacional], 1990
Box 155
PGT [Partido Guatemala del Trabajo], 1981
Box 155
PAMP [Programa de Acompañamiento al Movimiento Popular], 1993-1994
Box 155
PAVYH [Programa de Asistencia a Viudas y Huerfanos], 1992
Box 155
[Maryknoll], 1979
Box 155
Peace Brigades International, 1994-1996
Box 155
Radiance, 1982-1983
Box 155
Reencuentro, 1993-1996
(1 of 2 folders)
Box 155
Reencuentro, 1993-1996
(2 of 2 folders)
Box 156
REMHI [Proyecto Interdiocesano para la Recuperación de la Memoria Histórica], undated
Box 156
Report on Guatemala, 1987-1989, 1992-1995
(2 folders)
Box 156
El Retorno, 1993
Box 156
Reunion, 1994-1995
Box 156
Solidarity groups/political parties-right wing, 1978-1980, undated
Box 156
Sugar strike, 1988
Box 156
UASP [Unión de Acción Sindical y Popular] and UNSTRAGUA [Unión Sindical de Trabajadores de Guatemala], 1989
Box 156
URNG [Unidad Revolucionaria Nacional Guatemalteca] 1986, 1992
Box 156
WOLA publications, 1988-2004
(8 folders)
Box 156
Witness for Peace, 1993-1995
Box 156
Unsorted serials, 1991-1996, undated
Box 156
U.S. Relations, 1965-1968, 1982-2004 and undated

Covers the extent of the United States' involvement in Guatemala, from direct military and economic aid to numerous and often substantiated claims of clandestine involvement by the CIA in the training and operation of the Guatemalan military. Congressional financial and political support of the Guatemalan peace process as well as files related to diplomatic delegations appear here. The majority of the material chronicles the United States' multifaceted relationship with the Guatemalan military. These include: a few declassified CIA and State Department documents; files on Congressional debates about military and economic aid to Guatemala; and military training at the School of the Americas (SOA), by the CIA, and through the International Military Education and Training (IMET) program.

Box 157-162
WOLA Files, 1981-2007 and undated

Files document WOLA's activities related to Guatemala, including reports, drafts, and memoranda on the political and human rights situation there, background files, conference materials, and numerous letters to partner organizations in the United States and abroad. Files in this grouping all specifically involve WOLA in some way, either as part of correspondence or as the creator of the files. Because of the diverse nature of WOLA's work, topics covered in this grouping touch all of the other groupings. One audio recording of the WOLA conference The Prospects for Peace in Guatemala completes the series. Additional sound recordings related to Guatemala, possibly including additional cassettes from this conference, may be found in the Sound Recordings Series.

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Box 162-173

Guyana,2001

One folder containing Carter Center report on the 2001 presidential elections.

Guyana files
Box 174

Haiti, 1979-2002 and undated

20 boxes

Arranged in the following groupings of files: Background Files; Elections; Human Rights; Individuals; Organizations; Police; Politics and Government; Printed Material; U.S. Relations; and WOLA files. Many materials in the Haitian series are in French or Haitian Creole but the majority are in English. Several issues of grassroots publications are found in the sub-series. Unless otherwise noted, subgroupings are unarranged.

Background Files, 1979, 1987-2002 and undated

Series of folders on general issues, including the economy, drugs, U.S. relations, and politics and government. One folder includes maps of Haiti.

Box 174-175
Elections, 1987, 1990s
(14 folders)

Material on Haitian municipal and national elections during the 1990s; includes reports, papers, and other documents, including a copy of the Constitution dated 1987.

Box 175
Human Rights, 1990s

Contains information on human rights abuses, cases, trials, and especially the judiciary (including the Truth Commission). Organizations submitting reports include the Institute for Policy Studies, National Council of Churches, Human Rights Watch, and WOLA. More specific topics include poverty in Haiti, Haitian refugees and U.S. policy toward them; the Haitian military, and the para-military organization FRAPH.

Box 175-177
Individuals, 1991-2002

Folders of information representing various individuals linked with Haiti. Includes folders of writings as well as topical folders on politicians, activists, and others. Most are limited to one folder; however, one entire box is devoted to documents on Aristide, including folders on the January 1994 conference in Miami sponsored by Aristide's government concerning political reform and the refugee crisis. Other individuals with folders include Pam Constable, Jonathan Demme, Terry Karl, Rene Préval, Donald Schultz, and Dany Toussaint. Files on individuals are arranged in alphabetical order.

Box 178-179
Organizations, 1991-2001 and undated

Folders of clippings, correspondence, published reports and other information pertaining to university centers, non-governmental organizations, and other institutions that have addressed Haiti. Substantial materials and prominent organizations include Amnesty International, the Carter Center, Center for International Policy (CIP), Haiti Solidarite Internationale (HSI), Human Rights Watch (Americas Watch), National Coalition for Haitian Rights (NCHR, 2 folders), Organization of American States (OAS, 3 folders), Platform of Haitian Rights Organizations (Haiti: HR Platform, 2 folders), Washington Office on Haiti (WOH, 4 folders). Files on organizations are arranged in alphabetical order (acronyms/abbreviations are often utilized)

Box 179-183
Police, 1992-2001 and undated

Folders of information including clippings (and photocopies of same), correspondence, notes, reports, and serial publications on a range of issues related to the police and policing activities in Haiti. There are substantial materials on U.N. Reports, Resolutions on Haiti and Security, 1993-2000.

Box 183-186
Politics and Government, 1993-1996 and undated

Folders of information including clippings (and photocopies of same), correspondence, newsletters, notes, and reports on a wide range of issues related to the Haitian government and politics.

Box 186-187
Printed Material, 1992-2003 and undated

Organizational information packets, reports, serial publications, study group information circulars, and other materials. Includes one VHS tape of Mickey Mouse Goes to Haiti: Walt Disney and the Science of Exploitation, 1996.

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Box 187-189
U.S. Relations, 1991-1999 and undated

Folders of information including clippings (and photocopies of same), correspondence, notes, reports, press releases, published articles, and serial publications on a range of issues related to U.S. policy towards and relating to Haiti.

Box 189-191
WOLA files, 1988, 1991-1997 and undated

Folders of general institutional files from WOLA pertaining to Haiti including clippings (and photocopies of same), contact lists, correspondence, notes, reprints of published articles, and other material.

Box 191-193

Honduras, 1985-2001 and undated

5.5 boxes

Files, reports, and clippings, mostly on human rights. Human rights abuses include reports of "disappearances," torture, and killings by the military as well as more general reports on the status of human right in Honduras. The tenor and level of the state's efforts at reform in light of human rights abuses also figure prominently in much of the material. Additional material on Honduran politics and government includes files on elections and the administration of justice by the state. Some earlier files directly and indirectly refer to the Nicaragua-centered Contra War as well as Honduran relations with the United States, including U.S. links to the infamous Battalion 316, which became well-known after a series of newspaper articles in the Baltimore Sun in the mid-1990s. There are also several files on the National Police, responsible for a significant amount of human rights abuses in Honduras. The other files in this subseries are miscellaneous files, some created by WOLA and some photocopies of reports created by Honduran agencies. One videocassette, Zoned for Slavery, an exposé on child labor in Honduran Export Processing Zones appears at the end of the subseries. Files created by WOLA staff, including Paula Church, Jared Kotler, and Bonnie Tenneriello.

Honduras files

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Box 194-199

Mexico, 1988-2008 and undated

44 boxes

Arranged in the following groupings of files: Background Files; Drugs; Economy; Elections; Human Rights; Organizations; Politics and Government; Printed Material; U.S. Relations; and WOLA files. The latter category consists of staff files on trips to Mexico, contact lists, and visit itineraries. The Mexico files chiefly center on political issues, with the largest grouping focusing on Mexican presidential and local elections during the 1990s and later. Other large groupings are for Human Rights - within which exist two boxes of files on events in the Chiapas region during the 1990s - and Organizations, which houses many information files on Mexican human rights organizations and associated movements. Many materials in this subseries are in Spanish. Several issues of grassroots publications can be found in the Printed Material subgroup. Unless otherwise noted, files are in unarranged original order as received. Descriptions of the subgroups follow below.

Background Files, 1988-2001 and undated

Series of folders containing briefings, reports, white papers, and printed material on assorted topics including human rights, drugs, U.S. relations, and politics and government. Significant background material include the State of the Mexican Union address in 1995 by President Zedillo, a white paper from 1991 on NAFTA and human rights, and a set of papers on poverty and social movements in Mexico. One folder includes a photocopy of a map of the Mexican state of Guerrero. Many of these folders also contain related correspondence with exchanges between WOLA and various individuals and organizations.

Box 200
Drugs, 1994-2002 and undated

Folders contain clippings, correspondence, printed material, testimony, and reports on narcotics trafficking, drug control programs and policy, and U.S.-Mexico counternarcotics activities. Background files include a 1992 RAND report on narcotics trafficking in the 1980s, and there are many folders housing U.S. government reports and hearings. Specific topics of interest include the Mexican and U.S. military's role in counternarcotics efforts, as well as narcotics-related corruption in the U.S. and Mexico. Additional material related to drug policy appears in the Drug Policy Subseries of the Initiatives and Activities Series.

Box 200-204
Economy, 1994-1996, 1997 and undated

Clippings, correspondence, and printed material pertaining predominantly to Mexico's economic downturn in the mid-1990s, and how this relates to NAFTA, Mexican social movements, and labor rights and other human rights issues.

Box 205
Elections, 1994-2001, 2003, 2004 and undated

Materials on a broad range of topics pertaining to Mexican national and local civic elections and electoral reform from 1994-2004. The bulk of the material is from the 1994-1997 elections. Formats include articles, elections results, clippings, correspondence, newsletters, opinion polls, reports, Congressional statements, and other printed material. Folders are unarranged within boxes. Other material on elections appear in other subgroupings, in particular Organizations, Human Rights, and Background Files.

1994 Elections, 1994-1995

Includes folders on organizations such as Alianza Civica (also found in the Organizations Files), Academia Mexicana Derechos Humanos, the Carter Center, and various elections observer groups. The Alianza Civica folders include citizen guides to voting and manuals for poll observers. One set of folders houses extensive publications and documents from the offices of the Mexican Instituto Federal Electoral (IFE), including a full-length report on the 1994 elections. A set of files contains background readings, preparations, and reports from a WOLA delegation trip to Mexico at the end of 1994; the final report from the delegation on the 1994 Mexican elections (Jan. 1995) is included. U.S. Congressional reports and policy materials on pre- and post-election issues are also present. Reports on the Mexican media as related to elections can be found here as well.

Box 205-210
1997 Elections, 1996-1998

Much the same content as the previous elections files above, with an emphasis on electoral reform. Alianza Civica materials are still present, including a large report on the dissemination of information during the elections in all 14 states, as are many reports and publications from the IFE. Box 11 contains a folder of background material on the history of Mexican electoral process and includes a simplified timeline. There are a few files of material on parties such as PRI and PAN, documenting their candidates and stating their position on electoral reform. Includes WOLA's proposal for a grant to send another elections delegation to Mexico for the 1997 election and files and at least one report from the subsequent trip.

Box 210-214
2000 Elections, 1999-2000

Content of folders mirrors material from earlier elections above. Additional printed material comes from the Movimiento Ciudadano por la Democracia and other political reform organizations.

Box 215-217
Human Rights, 1993-2003

Material such as clippings, correspondence, and printed material on human rights issues in Mexico, primarily focusing on indigenous rights, peasant uprisings and political action, and workers' rights. Also includes some files on women's issues and gay rights. Split between Chiapas Files and Other Human Rights Files.

Chiapas Files, 1993-2002

Houses documentary material relating to the Zapatista uprisings in the Mexican state of Chiapas and the subsequent violence that erupted, and government repression of indigenous communities. There are many examples and first-hand accounts of human rights abuses. Files also contain reports by various human rights groups, including WOLA, on Chiapas, including individual cases of kidnapping, murder, and other cases that brought international attention to the region; there is a full report on the Acteal massacre in 1997. Other folders pertain to the peace and reconciliation process in the late nineties. See also the WOLA Files subgrouping in box for a folder of information on a 1994 WOLA-sponsored roundtable in the U.S. on Mexico; one session was devoted to the Chiapas peace process.

Box 217-220
Other Human Rights Files, 1994-2007, bulk 1997-2001

Files contain information about human rights issues in Mexican states other than Chiapas, although there are items on Chiapas mixed in as they relate to the topic at hand. Materials cover a wide variety of issues: voter rights and other political action issues; indigenous rights; worker's rights (especially for "maquiladoras"); violence against homosexuals, women, and peasants; individual cases of human rights violations, including the Aguas Blancas massacre; and WOLA legislative "Hill drops" on Mexican human rights and other U.S. legislative folders. Individuals named in folder titles include General Gallardo, Digna Ochoa, and environmental activists Rodolfo Montiel and Teodoro Cabrera. Many boxes contain reports from U.S. and Mexican organizations on the human rights situation overall. Files arranged in original order as received.

Box 221-226
Organizations, 1992-1999 and undated
(16 folders)

Files on organizations, chiefly based in Mexico, typically containing reports, flyers, pamphlets, newsletters, emails, and other documentation. Servicio Internacional Para la Paz (SIPAZ), with its international office in Santa Cruz, California, is the most well-represented with three folders of material, including emails (chiefly exchanges with WOLA staff), minutes of meetings, and newsletters. Other organizations such as Foro Mexicano, Consejo Para la Democracia, Alianza Civica, National Commission for Democracy in Mexico, and Mujeres en Lucha por la Democracia, are represented by smaller amounts of materials.

Box 226
Politics and Government, 1998-2001 and undated
(3 folders)

There are relatively few folders in this category, as most of the materials relating to Mexican politics and government are filed within the larger series on elections, narcotics trafficking, and human rights abuses. Material in two folders are focused on specific officials, Carlos Salinas and his criminal trial, and the woman mayor of Mexico City, Rosario Robles. Another folder contains brief information on a SUNY (State University of N.Y.) exchange program with Mexican academics and politicians to reform the Mexican legislature. The remainder of the material covers issues of judicial and security reform.

Box 226-227
Printed Material, 1994-2008

Various items published by Mexican activist groups and U.S. government. Includes a nearly complete five-year run, 1994-1999, of Proceso, a Mexican magazine focusing on politics.

Autogestion, 1997-2000
(3 folders)
Box 227
Academia Mexicana de Derechos Humanos, 1997
Box 227
Borderlines, 2000-2002
Box 227
Camino a la masacre, 1998
Box 227
CATO Institute, Willing Workers: Fixing the Problem of Illegal Mexican Migration to the United States, 2002
Box 227
Center for Strategic and International Studies, New Horizons in U.S.-Mexico Relations, 2001
Box 227
Centro de Derechos Humanos Fray Bartolomé de las Casas, 1996-2000
(1-3 of 5 folders)
Box 227
Centro de Derechos Humanos Fray Bartolomé de las Casas, 1996-2000
(4-5 of 5 folders)
Box 228
Centro de Derechos Humanos Fray Francisco de Vitoria OP, A.C., 2003-2004
Box 228
Centro de Derechos Humanos de Montaña, 1997-2005
(3 folders)
Box 228
Centro de Derechos Humanos Tepeyac, 1997
Box 228
Centro de Estudios Fronterizos, 1998
(2 folders)
Box 228
Comisión de Defensa de los Derechos Humanos del Estado Guerrero, undated
Box 228
Comisión de Derechos Humanos de Distrito Federal, 2003
Box 228
Comisión Mexicana de Defensa y Promoción de los Derechos Humanos, 1999-2000
Box 229
Compromisos Quebrantados y Justicia Aplazada, undated
Box 229
Contraste, La Tortura, 2001
Box 229
Cosyddhac: Inventario de Vida, 1994
Box 229
De Ciudadano a Ciudadano, 1997
Box 229
Los Cuidadanos y el Poder Judicial Federal, undated
Box 229
Desafio al Derecho de Asociación en Mexico y America Latina, 1999
Box 229
Defensor, 2006-2008
(2 folder)
Box 229
Excluded People, Eroded Communities, 2006
Box 229
La Experiencia Entre la Delegación y los Comites Vecinales, 2000
Box 229
FEMOSPP [Fiscal Especial para Movimientos Sociales y Politicos del Pasado], 2003
Box 229
Global Exchange, Foreigners of Conscience: the Mexican Government's Campaign Against International Human Rights Observers in Chiapas, 2001
Box 229
Global Exchange human rights delegation to Chiapas, 1995
Box 229
Human rights report, 2006
Box 229
Human Rights Watch, Military Injustice: Mexico's Failure to Punish Army Abuses, 2001
Box 229
ICCHRLA [Inter-Church Committee on Human Rights in Latin America] report, 1995
Box 229
Iglesias, 1998
(2 monthly issues in 1 folder)
Box 230
Incide Social, Agendas Cuidadanas, 2007
Box 230
Informe sobre la Situación de los Derechos Economicos, Sociales, y Culturos, 2003
Box 230
Interhemispheric Resource Center, The Clinton Administration and the Mexican Elections, 1994
Box 230
International Republican Institute, Mexico election observation report, 2000
Box 230
Latin American Working Group, Troubling Patterns: The Mexican Military and the War on Drugs, undated
Box 230
Mexican Academy of Human Rights, 1999
Box 230
Mexico-U.S. Advocates Network, 2001
(English and Spanish versions of May 2001 issue in 1 folder)
Box 230
Militarización y Violencia en Chiapas, undated
Box 230
Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights, 1996
Box 230
National Democratic Initiatives, Media Objectivity in Mexico, 1997
Box 230
Peace Brigades International/USA, PBI/USA Report, 2001
Box 230
Proceso, 1994-1995
(4 folders)
Box 230
Proceso, 1995-1997
Box 231
Proceso, 1998
Box 232
Proceso, 1999-2001
Box 233
Proceso, 2001
(2 folders)
Box 234
El Proceso de Guerra en Mexico, 1994-1999, 1999
Box 234
Proceso de Paz, Proceso de Guerra, 2003
Box 234
Proceduria General de Justicia del Distrito Federal, 1998-2000
Box 234
ProDH [Centro de Derechos Humanos Miguel Augustin pro Juarez, A.C.], Focus, 1999-2007
Box 234
ProDH [Centro de Derechos Humanos Miguel Augustin pro Juarez, A.C.], 1996-2007
(6 folders)
Box 234
Red Nacional de Organismos Civiles de Derechos Humanos, undated
Box 235
ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America, Mexico in Transition, 2001
Box 235
Rostros y Voces, 1996
(2 bi-monthly issues in 1 folder)
Box 235
SIPAZ Report, 2001-2002
(4 monthly issues in 1 folder)
Box 235
Strategic Studies Institute, 1994, 2006
Box 235
Tortura en Mexico, 2000
Box 235
WOLA reports, 2001, 2003
(2 folders)
Box 235
University of California, Berkeley, Center for Latin American Studies, 2002
(single issue on Mexico)
Box 235
Woodrow Wilson Center, 2001-2002
Box 235
U.S. Relations, 1991-1999 and undated
(9 folders)

Materials chiefly concern U.S. politics, responses in the U.S. press to events in Mexico, and immigration and shared-border issues.

Box 235
WOLA Files, 1988, 1991-1997 and undated

Administrative files maintained by WOLA staff contain contact lists; planning materials for conferences, working groups, and visits from Mexican delegations and other individuals; correspondence; reprints of published articles; and other materials. Four folders of materials document in detail WOLA's role as co-coordinator of series of Washington roundtables on Mexico in 1994 and 1995: roundtables focused on Chiapas, drug trafficking, and process of democratic reform. Includes a folder of readings used by participants to prepare for sessions.

Box 236-238

Nicaragua, 1984-2006 and undated

8 boxes

Chiefly concerns Nicaraguan politics and government. Files in this subseries do not directly address the 1979 revolution or its immediate aftermath, but to later events. Key topics include elections in 1990, 1996, and 2001; peace negotiations between the Nicaraguan state and rebel groups, and some assessments of the United States' role in Nicaraguan political affairs. Files are separated into the following folder groups: Human Rights, Peace Process, Politics and Government, Printed Material, and WOLA Files. Most files in Human Rights refer to abuses committed during hostilities between the ruling Sandinista (Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional, FSLN) government and the various counter insurgent groups commonly called "Contras." Reports on the FSLN's treatment of political dissidents also appear here. Peace Process files include copies of accords negotiated to end the Contra War as well as reports by international observers. The largest grouping, Politics and Government contains clippings, reports, and government documents related to national elections and constitutional law. Major election observers include the International Human Rights Law Group (IHRLG) and Hemisphere Initiatives. Printed Material focuses on Nicaraguan politics and government as well as human rights and includes a mostly complete run of Barricada Internacional from July 1993-September 1996. Finally, WOLA Files consist of correspondence and draft reports by WOLA and partner organizations attempting to influence U.S. policy towards Nicaragua. U.S.-Nicaraguan relations are a major component of this grouping, and some discussion of the role of the CIA in the Contra War can be found here. Files in this grouping document WOLA's efforts to influence policy as the shifting political climate of each presidential administration created different circumstances. Because the Contra War was international in nature, researchers interested in this subject are encouraged to consult subseries on Costa Rica and Honduras as well. Videocassette on Nicaraguan sweatshops and property rights can be found at the end of the subseries.

Human Rights, 1986-2001, undated
Box 239
Peace Process, 1987-1991, undated
Box 239-240
Politics and Government, 1986-2001
Box 240-243
Printed Material, 1984-2006, undated
Auditoria de la Democracia Nicaragua, 1999
Box 243
Barricada International, 1993-1996
(3 folders)
Box 243
CENIDH [Centro Nicaragüense de Derechos Humanos]: Derechos Humanos en Nicaragua, 2002
Box 243
Diretorio ONG de Nicaragua, 1995
Box 243
Hurricane Mitch sustainable development executive summary, 1999
Box 243
The Miskito Question and the Revolution in Nicaragua, 1984
Box 243
Nicaragua travel handbook, undated
Box 243
Observatoria Legislativo, 2006
Box 243
WOLA Files, 1985-2003 and undated

[Original video closed to use. Technical Services staff may need to arrange to have viewing copy made. Please contact a reference archivist before coming to use this collection.]

Box 243-246

Panama, 1988-2000 and undated

4 boxes

Files cover typical issues found in other series such as human rights abuses and reforms, politics and government, the economy, U.S. relations, and international relations. Specific topics include the Panama Canal, U.S. congressional activities, the 1989 U.S. invasion of Panama and the trial of Manuel Noriega; drug policies and police forces in Panama; and the Catholic Church. Folders of information on human rights cases and organizations include analyses, conference reports, commentaries, and testimony. Main language is English although there are documents in Spanish from Panama. One folder contains a set of FBIS reports on Panama (the Foreign Broadcast Information Service is a U.S. government operation that monitors and translates news, speeches, broadcasts, and commentary from non-English sources around the world).

Panama files
Box 247-250

Paraguay, 1971-2001 and undated

7 boxes

Arranged in the following groupings of files: Background Files, which contain clippings, notes, and articles on such issues as the economy, elections, U.S. and other relations (Japan, South Africa), land issues, culture, energy, and the military; Clippings, files created by WOLA staff on a range of topics and events; Elections, containing information on 1989 and 1991 national and municipal elections; Human Rights, with information on human rights abuses, cases, trials, the judiciary, and organizations (the latter is arranged in alphabetical order and includes Amnesty International, America Watch, Centre de Documentation Paysanne du Paraguay, and several labor organizations); Politics and Government, with extensive files on U.S. relations and aid, particularly focused on the congressional record (approximately 1976-1985) and U.S. Ambassador Clyde Taylor's role, as well as files on the Paraguayan government's structure and activities; and Publications and Other Printed Material, a variety of analyses and articles, including WOLA's own Decline of the Dictator: Paraguay at a Crossroads, 1988; and one box of printed material, chiefly reports on Paraguayan human rights and politics-indexed by title below. Many materials in the Paraguay series are in Spanish but the majority are in English. Particular topics covered in the Human Rights files include land reform, peasants, and labor issues. Several runs of grassroots publications are found in the Human Rights files, notably a set of issues of Revista Mbya (1993-1995), a voice for indigenous peoples, especially the Mbya of eastern Paraguay.

Background Files, 1971-1990 and undated
Box 251
Clippings, 1989-1999
Box 221-252
Elections, 1988-1991
Box 252
Human Rights, 1987-2001 and undated
Box 252-254
Politics and Government, 1974-1998 (bulk 1989-1990)
Box 254-255
Publications and Other Printed Material, 1984-1991
Box 255-257

Perú, 1982-2003 and undated

21 boxes

Files in this subseries are generally related to the administration of Alberto Fujimori (1990-2000) and responses to it by human rights groups in Perú as well as associated solidarity groups in the United States. Most are concerned with efforts of groups, chiefly WOLA, to raise awareness or encourage action on human rights abuses attributed to the Fujimori regime. The vast majority of material was created or collected by longtime WOLA associate and fellow Coletta Youngers. Researchers interested in human rights in Perú are encouraged to consult the Coletta Youngers Papers, 1977-2004 and undated, housed in the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke. Subseries is divided into the following folder groups: Articles and Reports; Conferences and Programs; Correspondence and Memoranda; Human Rights Organizations and Cases; Politics and Government; and Visits and U.S. Policy.

Articles and Reports, 1982-2003, undated

Contains drafts and copies of op-eds and letters to editors, press releases, and reports published by WOLA and WOLA-affiliated personnel.

Box 258-259
Conferences and Programs, 1989-2002, undated

Consists of files related to conferences, seminars, and other events in which Coletta Youngers or other WOLA staff participated. Most of these were organized by WOLA, often in conjunction with the George Washington University's Latin American Studies Program.

Box 259-263
Correspondence and Memoranda, 1991-1999, undated

Grouping contains a mix of letters to state officials in Perú, including Alberto Fujimori, as well as those in the United States, chiefly members of Congress and Secretaries of State James Baker and Madeleine Albright. In addition, internal communications between WOLA staff and associated colleagues and memoranda about recent activities are also included.

Box 264-265
Human Rights Organizations and Cases, 1986-2003, undated

The largest grouping, files are further separated into Coordinadora Nacional de Derechos Humanos (CNDDH), the Perú Peace Network (PPN), and Other Organizations and Cases. The CNDDH is an umbrella human rights organization based in Lima, Perú that organizes and helps coordinate the activities of over fifty human rights groups working in Perú and is one of WOLA's primary partners in Perú. The PPN is a Missouri-based solidarity organization with which WOLA is affiliated. Other groups represented in this section include the Asociacion Pro Derechos Humanos (APRODEH), Defensoria del Pueblo, Amnesty International, and Americas Watch. Specific cases include files on human rights advocate and Partido Democrático Descentralista co-founder Javier Diez Canseco; the 1997 Japanese Embassy hostage crisis; lawsuits filed against Texaco for environmental damage in Perú; Peruvian army intelligence officer and alleged torturer Tomas Ricardo Anderson Kohatsu; and the massacre at Los Barrios Altos.

Box 266-272
Politics and Government, 1991-2003, undated

Files refer to the political situation internal to Perú. Topics of note in this grouping include the Democratic Constitutional Congress initiated by Fujimori in 1992, some files on Peruvian drug policy, decrees issued by Fujimori, the 1995 border conflict with Ecuador, elections in 1990 and 2000, and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission convened after Fujimori fled Perú in 2000.

Box 272-275
Visits and U.S. Policy, 1987-2003, undated

Concern efforts to influence Peruvian human rights policy outside Perú. The bulk of the grouping details WOLA's efforts to organize meetings between members of Peruvian congress or human rights advocates and U.S. officials. Approximately one box of material relates specifically to visits by members of Coordinadora Nacional de Derechos Humanos. General files on U.S. policy towards Perú appear at the end of the grouping. These include files on congressional debates in the 1990s over whether to continue funding the Peruvian government's anti-narcotics programs in light of evidence of widespread human rights abuses.

Box 275-278

Suriname, 1997

One folder on Suriname's proposed truth and reconciliation commission. Includes a letter of support for this process from WOLA and paperwork for adding signatories. Information on Suriname's political background germane to the truth and reconciliation commission can be found at back of the file.

Suriname files
Box 278

Uruguay, 1976-1998 and undated

4 boxes

Mainly concerned with political events and human rights issues that arose during Uruguay's transition from military to civilian rule in the 1980s. The subseries is separated into the following folder groups: Background and Issues, Cases, Political Parties, Printed Material, WOLA Files, and Other Material. The Background and Issues group contains some research about the political history of Uruguay, but it is mainly composed of files about issues contemporaneous with WOLA's work there in the 1980s, including elections, human rights, the military, the press, and the 1989 referendum on the "Ley de Caducidad de la Pretensión Punitiva del Estado" (granting amnesty for many human rights violations committed under the military dictatorship of 1973-1985). The Casesfiles comprise correspondence and research about the 1976 assassinations of Uruguayan politicians Zelmar Michelini and Héctor Gutiérrez Ruiz. The Political Parties folders contain printed materials about the Frente Amplio, the Partido Colorado, and various communist and socialist parties in Uruguay. Journals and newsletters from various NGOs make up the bulk of the Printed Material group; organizations and/or publications represented here include Aportes, CELADU (Centro de Estudios Para la Democracia Uruguaya), CLAEH (Centro Latinoamericano de Economía Humana), IELSUR (Instituto de Estudios Legales y Sociales del Uruguay), and SERPAJ (Servicio Páz y Justicia). The WOLA Files consist mainly of newsletters, press releases, and other publications generated by WOLA, but also include correspondence, contact lists, and other office files. Finally, documents gathered under Other Material include general correspondence, letters to the United States Congress, and a variety of printed material and reports about Uruguay's history, politics, and current events. Arranged mainly as received, in groups of color-coded files, except for Other Material, which consists of folders that were either too few to constitute a group or whose organizational theme could not be determined.

Background and Issues, 1978-1998 and undated
Box 279-280
Cases, 1979-1988
(3 folders)
Box 280
Political Parties, 1982-1990 and undated
Box 280
Printed Material, 1980-1994 and undated
Box 280-281
WOLA Files, 1977-1989 and undated
Box 281-282
Other Material, 1980-1998 and undated
Box 282

Venezuela, 1995-2003 and undated, bulk 1995-1998

Clippings, files and printed material on human rights, politics, and economic policy in Venezuela. Several files chronicle Hugo Chavez's first presidential electoral victory as well as challenges to his administration from politically right-of-center opponents. Files on Venezuelan economic policy are included, particularly concerning loans from international financial institutions and the role of oil. Material from human rights organizations including Red de Apoyo, PROVEA, and the Comité de Familiares de Víctimas del 27 de Febrero (COFAVIC) comprise most of the rest of the subseries. One folder containing the WOLA publication Venezuela Update dated March 2003 begins the subseries.

Venezuela files
Box 283-284

Latin America, 1982-2006 and undated

Files pertaining to multiple geographic subseries. Divided into General Files and Printed Material. General Files include clippings on human rights, economic, and political issues across individual states. Some of these files address particular regions, including the Southern Cone and the Andes, while others refer to South America or Central America. As with the rest of the collection, most files are oriented around United States policy toward Latin America. However, the Interamerican Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) and the Organization of American States (OAS) figure more prominently in General Files. Conference and seminar-related documentation also appear in this group. Printed Material includes publications with the same broad scope as found in General Files. The largest component is a mostly complete run of Central America Report dated between 1985 and 1996. Other publications include a very early report by Americas Watch and numerous WOLA reports. Two boxes of printed material are unsorted. One videocassette, Peace, What Peace? Confronting Central America's New Economic War, produced by the Inter-Church Committee on Human Rights in Latin America (ICCHRLA), and one audio cassette on ex-combatants in El Salvador and Nicaragua complete the subseries. Additional audio recordings on Latin America may be found in the Sound Recordings Series.

[Original audiovisual material closed to use. Technical Services staff may need to arrange to have viewing copy made. Please contact a reference archivist before coming to use this collection.]

General Files, 1989-2000, undated
Box 284-288
Printed Material, 1982-2006, undated
Americas Watch, first year report, 1982
Box 289
Central America Report, 1985-1996
(1-12 of 19 folders)
Box 289
Central America Report, 1985-1996
(13-19 of 19 folders)
Box 290
Envio, 1993, 1994
Box 290
IACHR, How to Petition the Interamerican System, undated
Box 290
Inforpress Centroamericana, 1990-1991
Box 290
International Policy Report, 1991, undated
Box 290
Kellogg Institute working papers, 1994-1995
(2 folders)
Box 291
This Week in Central America, 1992-1995
(2 folders)
Box 291
Various human rights reports, 1990, 2001
Box 291
WOLA, Cross Currents, 1999-2006
(2 folders)
Box 291
WOLA reports, 1986-2002
(2 folders)
Box 291
Unsorted printed material, 1985-2006
Box 292-293

Initiatives and Activities Series, 1980-2008 and undated

115 boxes

Files documenting WOLA's issue-based work and activities in multiple countries. Separated into the following subseries: Advocacy Training Program, Conferences and Programs, Drug Policy, Hurricane Mitch, Legislative Files, Media Work, Rights and Development, and Security. The largest subseries are WOLA's longstanding programs on Drug Policy, Rights and Development, and Security. Initiatives and Activities files loosely mirror Geographic files in terms of structure, with the larger subseries divided into folder groups. As with other series, material has been rearranged only to the extent necessary to create folder groups. There is considerable overlap between materials in this series and those in other Geographical files; researchers looking into topics in Initiatives and Activities may wish to consult boxes in the country files as well.

Advocacy Training Program, 1995-2003 and undated

9.5 boxes

Files for WOLA's Central America Advocacy Training Program (ATP). The ATP's primary objective is to build the capacity of local civil society organizations to advocate for rights protection in their respective societies. Divided into folder groups for Administrative Files and Project Files. The Administrative Files mostly concern the activities of WOLA's Washington D.C.-based staff and cover a range of administrative topics, including office correspondence; grants and funding documents; project planning and external reviews of projects; office memoranda; and some research files. The Project Files mostly reflect the work of WOLA staff working in Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. Material includes conference and workshop agendas; training and educational materials; and numerous project proposals for various Central American civil society organizations. Major topical groups include police reform, the administration of justice, and violence against women. Administrative files created by Central America-based offices may be found in the Administrative Files group.

Administrative Files, 1995-2003, undated
Box 294-300
Project Files, 1997-2003, undated
Box 300-303

Conferences and Programs, 1980-2006 and undated, bulk 1995-2005

9 boxes

Files documenting WOLA's involvement in various meetings on topics germane to its mission. Divided into folder groups for Eventsand Summits. Eventsconsist of conferences and other programs such as brown bag lunches, speeches by visiting scholars and dignitaries, and seminars. Most of these were organized by WOLA staff, though conferences organized by the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) are also included. Most events involve human rights in some way, though they cover the scope of WOLA's activities. Summits contain files related to major international meetings. The largest group of files relate to the Summit of the Americas, held in Miami in 1994 and in Santiago, Chile in 1998. In addition, material on a 1996 sustainable development summit in Bolivia and the Civil Society for Hemispheric Integration Project (CSHIP) are also included.

Events, 1980-2006, undated
Box 303-308
Summits, 1994-1998
Box 308-311

Drug Policy, 1987-2004 and undated

23 boxes

Files primarily relating to U.S. efforts to combat drug cultivation in the Americas and its sale in this country. Divided into the following four groups: Drugs, Democracy, and Human Rights Project; Research Files; U.S. Relations; and WOLA Files. Drugs, Democracy, and Human Rights Project (DDHR) files specifically pertain to the WOLA initiative of the same name, directed by Coletta Youngers and Eileen Rosin. The bulk of the material consists of drafts of papers and book chapters written for inclusion in Drugs and Democracy in Latin America: US Policy, an edited volume produced as part of the project. Research Files include notes, clippings, articles, and reports collected by WOLA staff for the DDHR Project and other activities. Topics covered in this group include aerial fumigation of coca crops, drug-related money laundering, and aerial interdiction of planes smuggling drugs out of South America. Most files specifically refer to Perú, though documents on Colombia and Bolivia are also well represented. This group also includes a small run of issues of Coca Bulletin, and English language newsletter promoting crop substitution printed in Bolivia. U.S. Relations files directly relate to the policies and actions of various offices of the federal government. The bulk of these are files on various Congressional hearings on pending U.S. legislation or oversight of Executive Branch activities such at those by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) or the Executive Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP). Other files concern the CIA (most relating to allegations of drug profiteering in connection with the Nicaragua-centered Contra War), FBI, and various branches of the U.S. military. Numerous documents declassified through Freedom of Information Act requests are included, most concerning the ONDCP. WOLA Files include administrative planning documents, internal correspondence and memoranda, articles by WOLA staff, and material related to conferences on drug policy coordinated and/or attended by WOLA. Documents created by WOLA staff, including Charles Call, Eileen Rosin, John Walsh, and Coletta Youngers. Researchers interested in drug policy should also consult Geographic subseries for Bolivia, Colombia, and Mexico. The Coletta Youngers Papers, also held by the Rubenstein Library at Duke, also contain pertinent files.

Drugs, Democracy, and Human Rights Project, 2001-2004, undated
Box 312-314
Research Files, 1987-2004, undated
Box 314-322
U.S. Relations, 1990-2003, undated
Box 322-329
WOLA Files, 1991-2004, undated
Box 329-334

Hurricane Mitch, 1998-2002 and undated

7 boxes

Files documenting the responses of WOLA, the larger NGO community, and state governments to the devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Mitch, a massive storm that hit Central America in 1998. Files concern the countries most directly hit by the storm, most prominently Nicaragua and Honduras but also El Salvador and Guatemala. Material in this subseries chronicle WOLA's efforts to advocate for additional aid from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and to persuade USAID and other government agencies to sign on to the principles outlined at a meeting of world governments and NGOs in Stockholm, Sweden. The Stockholm Principles proposed a comprehensive restructuring of hurricane-affected countries that included enlarging and consolidating democratic civil society, improving agricultural and environmental practices, and reducing foreign debt. Printed material and reports by WOLA partners in the region, such as Confederación De Pueblos Autóctonos De Honduras (CONPAH) and Coordinadora Civil para la Emergencia y la Reconstrucción (CCER) are also included. Additionally, some files on appropriations and responses from the U.S. Congress and Executive Branch and the United Nations can be found here. Major topics include sustainable land practices; the plight of indigenous Central Americans and those of African ancestry; international donor nations and debt service reduction; and efforts to reduce prodigious gap between the wealthiest and poorest in the region. Files were created by WOLA staff including Vicki Gass, Eric Olson, and Geoff Thale. Geographic subseries for affected countries, particularly Nicaragua, Honduras, and El Salvador contain some additional Hurricane Mitch-related files.

Hurricane Mitch files
Box 335-341

Legislative Files, 1988-2004, bulk 1995-2001

7.5 boxes

Documents the Washington Office on Latin America's efforts to influence U.S. policy, particularly with respect to drugs and foreign military and development aid. Consists of correspondence, Congressional debates, newspaper editorials, and memoranda related to pending U.S. legislation. Contains many information packets for Congressional policy aids known internally as "Hill drops." In addition to correspondence to members of Congress, a few letters to Secretaries of State, President Clinton, and foreign heads of state are also included. Major topics include the process of certifying the cooperation of foreign countries in U.S. anti-narcotics programs, particularly with respect to Mexico and Colombia; military aid and training assistance; Hurricane Mitch; and numerous efforts to protect funding for the Interamerican Development Bank's (IDB) Fund for Special Operations (FSO), which provides financial assistance to the weakest Latin American economies. Additional files on WOLA's legislative work can be found in individual Geographic or Initiatives and Activities Subseries, generally in folder groups for U.S. Relations or WOLA Files. Assembled and maintained by WOLA staff, chiefly William Spencer.

1988-1995
Box 342
1995-1996
Box 343
1996-1997
Box 344
1997
Box 345
1997-1998
Box 346
1998-2000
Box 347
2000-2002
Box 348
2003-2004
Box 349

Media Work, 1987-2005 and undated

4.5 boxes

Consists chiefly of clippings falling into three categories: Editorials, Op-Eds, and Reprints. Editorials are generally written by major U.S. newspapers. Some packets sent to newspapers by WOLA accompany clippings. Op-Eds, generally written by WOLA-staff, also mostly appeared in major U.S. newspapers. Reprints come from a variety of domestic and Latin American publications. Some directly refer to WOLA activities or personnel. Topics cover the extent of WOLA's work, including most countries in the Geographic Series as well as initiatives on Drug Policy, Hurricane Mitch, and Rights and Development. Most files were organized alphabetically, though some additions are unarranged.

Editorials, 1995-1999
Box 349
Op-Eds, 1988-2001
Box 349-350
Reprints, 1987-2005, undated
Box 350-353

Rights and Development, 1988-2008 and undated

37 boxes

Files on diverse issues of economic development. The majority of material concerns financial assistance to Latin American countries from international sources, particularly international financial institutions (IFIs). Several multilateral development banks (MDBs) figure prominently, including the Interamerican Development Bank (IDB, IADB, BID in Spanish); and the World Bank (WB), especially the activities of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD). Subseries is categorized into the following folder groups: Country Files; Indigenous Rights and Rural Development; Interamerican Development Bank; Labor; Multilateral Aid; Other Material; Printed Material; Trade; U.S. Foreign Aid; and World Bank. All groups are unarranged, except Country Files and Printed Material, which are organized alphabetically. Material created by WOLA staff, particularly Eric Olson.

Country Files, 1991-2001 and undated

Primarily files of clippings for most of the countries and regions in which WOLA is active, except Panama, Uruguay, and Suriname. A list of these can be found in the Geographic Series. Topics vary but include international trade agreements, elections, and labor and workers' rights.

Box 354-356
Indigenous Rights and Rural Development, 1991-2002, undated

Includes material on efforts to preserve indigenous Latin American communities or the economic integration of rural areas. Most files directly concern the tensions between these competing goals. Topics include sustainable development and agriculture. The environmental and social consequences of the Hidrovia Project, a proposed system of waterways connecting interior areas South America near the intersection of the Paraguay-Paraná-Uruguay-La Plata river system are a major focus. While the bulk of the group consists of correspondence and research files, some printed material, including Indigenous Affairs and Abya Yala News are also included.

Box 357-358
Interamerican Development Bank, 1995-2001, undated

Files, correspondence, and reports relating to the Interamerican Development Bank (IDB, IADB) also known in Spanish as the Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID). Many documents in this grouping were authored by IDB personnel, including a number of board meeting agendas and proceedings. Major topics include civil society participation in IDB decision-making, sustainable development, poverty reduction, and the Fund for Special Operations (FSO) through which the IDB makes loans to highly indebted poor countries (HIPCs). A few files are related to relief prompted by Hurricane Mitch, though the bulk of these may be found in the Hurricane Mitch Subseries.

Box 359-366
Labor, 1991-2001, undated

Chiefly material on labor rights issues. The bulk of the files concern Guatemala and the U.S./Guatemala Labor Education Project (GLEP). Several of these files address the proposed investigation by the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) of Guatemala's eligibility for the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) given alleged abuses of labor activists. Additional files on the status of labor rights in Chile related to a proposed bilateral free trade agreement with the United States are also included.

Box 366-367
Multilateral Aid, 1992-2000, undated

Consists of general files on IFIs and MDBs, particularly relating to debt relief of HIPCs, as well as those involving collaborations between the IDB or WB and other institutions. Additional files on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are also included.

Box 368-369
Other Material, 1992-2001, undated

Files not fitting within other categories. Most involve general issues of economic development or human rights. These include files of economic indicators for countries, debt relief files not explicitly addressing the role of IFIs, private sector investment, and civil society development. Also includes files for specific WOLA personnel, including John Burstein, Bonnie Tenneriello, and Alex Wilde.

Box 369-373
Printed Material, 1988-2008 and undated
Andean Development Corporation [ADC], 2000 Sept.
(2 folders)
Box 373
AEC [Asociación de Economistas del Caribe], Cuadernos de la Coyuntura Caribeña, 1993
Box 373
[BIC] Bank Information Center, Citizen's Guide to World Bank Environmental Assessment Procedures, 1992
Box 373
Bonn International Center for Conversion, Defense Resources to Human Development, 1998
Box 373
CENCOS [Centro Nacional de Comunicacion Social], 1994
Box 373
CEPAL Notes [Comisión Economica para America Latina y el Caribe], 1992 Nov.-2001 Jan.
(2 folders)
Box 373
CSIS [Center for Strategic and International Studies] election reports, 1998, 2000
(2 folders)
Box 373
Comisión Colombiana de Juristas, 1995, 1999
Box 373
CNDDHH [Coordinadora Nacional de Derechos Humanos], analysis of Peruvian torture problems, 1999
Box 373
Cuban American National Foundation, 1993
Box 373
Cuestión de Estado, 1993-1995
Box 374
Democracy: The Solution to the Haitian Crisis conference report, 1994
Box 374
The Development Gap, Costa Rica report, 1993
Box 374
Discovery, 1992 Dec.
Box 374
Early Warning, 1992, 1993
Box 374
Eliminating World Poverty, 1997
Box 374
FLACSO [Faculdad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales] booklets, 2007
(2 folders)
Box 374
Freidrich Ebert Stiftung booklets, 1988, 1991, undated
Box 374
Garretón, Manuel Antonio articles, 1994-1997
Box 374
Global Future, 2002
Box 374
Hemisphere, 2006
Box 374
Henry L. Stimson Center Foreign Policy Project, 1996
Box 374
Honduran College of National Defense, Revista de Defensa Nacional
Box 374
Human rights and economic justice, 1994
Box 374
Human Rights Watch, 1995
Box 374
Ideele, 2000 Feb.-2001 July
(1 of 4 folders)
Box 374
Ideele, 2000 Feb.-2001 July
(2-4 of 4 folders)
Box 375
Instituto Defensa Legal [IDL], 2000
Box 375
IRELA [Instituto de Relaciones Europeo-Latinamericanas], various papers, 1990-1995
(1-6 of 10 folders)
Box 375
IRELA [Instituto de Relaciones Europeo-Latinamericanas], various papers, 1990-1999
(7-10 of 10 folders)
Box 376
IDB reports, 2000
(2 folders)
Box 376
Interamerican Dialogue, 1992, 1994
Box 376
International Crisis Group, Latin American drug reports, 2008
Box 376
International Food Policy Research Institute, 1995
Box 376
Leadership Council for Inter-American Summitry, 1998-1999
Box 376
OAS [Organization of American States], 1994, 2007, undated
(2 folders)
Box 376
Perú military human rights program picture book, undated
Box 376
Strategic Studies Institute, Mexico reports, 1994-1995
Box 376
United Methodist survey, 1995
Box 377
United Nations, various reports, 1988-1999
(8 folders)
Box 377
UNISA [University of South Africa] Latin American Report, 1993
Box 377
USAID, 1994
(2 folders)
Box 377
U.S. Army War College, Haiti Strategy, 1994
Box 377
WOLA, Rights and Development, various publications, 1988, 1998, 2003-2005, undated
(2 folders)
Box 377
Woodrow Wilson Center, Environmental Change and Security reports, 1998-1999
(2 folders)
Box 377
World Bank-related publications, 1994-1996
(1 of 3 folders)
Box 377
World Bank-related publications, 1994-1996
(2-3 of 3 folders)
Box 378
Trade, 1992-2004, undated

Files and correspondence on international trade, most involving the United States. The bulk of material relates to the passage and modification of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the "fast track legislation" proposal put forth by President Clinton. Additional files relate to the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), a proposed bilateral free trade agreement with Chile, the Mercado Común del Sur (MERCOSUR) regional trade agreement in South America, and a free trade agreement between Mexico and the European Union. Information on the World Trade Organization (WTO) may be found in a few files but is not a major focus.

Box 378-383
U.S. Foreign Aid, 1995-2000, undated

Material specifically relate to international aid from the United States. In addition to general subject files on U.S. appropriations for foreign aid, the bulk of the files concern the activities and funding for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and other sources of non-military foreign assistance.

Box 383-386
World Bank, 1995-1999, undated

Files, reports, and correspondence pertaining to the World Bank (WB), particularly its International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) arm. These include memoranda by WB staff; performance evaluations of WB projects from within and outside the organization; sustainable development; the role of NGOs in WB policy; and reform efforts by James Wolfensohn, WB president from 1995-2005. In addition, copies of World Bank News may be found here.

Box 386-390

Security Files, 1985-2005 and undated

16 boxes

Files primarily relating to Latin American security issues and U.S. involvement in them. Divided into the following folder groups: Police Reform; School of the Americas; Security Policy and Peacekeeping; U.S. Military; and WOLA Files. Police Reform files include country-specific folders for most of the countries in the Geographic Series, arranged in alphabetical order, regarding the conduct of civil authorities and associated human rights issues. A folder on police in Canada is also included. This section includes issues of Direitos Humanos, a Brazilian human rights publication in Portuguese; Dialogo Centroamericano, a Spanish-language publication on regional security and demilitarization; and a legislative document from Venezuela's Camera de Deputados regarding Venezuelan federal police. School of the Americas folders encompass courses, enrollment, press, and domestic legislative debate concerning the US Army School of the Americas (USARSA,SOA) located in Fort Benning, Georgia. A large portion includes academic as well as legislative material regarding human rights training at the SOA. The SOA files also include two declassified intelligence manuals on asset acquisition and interrogation. Security Policy and Peacekeeping includes information on military expenditure and folders concerning Latin American militaries, namely Venezuela, Chile, Argentina, Mexico, and one file on Ecuador and Perú. A number of printed publications and materials concerning the transition to new security strategies and policies is also included. This section also has a significant subsection of both United Nations files and files on arms trades, transfers, and terrorism. U.S. Military files concern American military policy toward Latin America and specifically concern physical placement of troops, economic aid, and educational training. The files include U.S. military budgets between 1989 and 1993 and significant subsections on civic action as well as military human rights training. WOLA Files are documents internal to WOLA regarding security-based initiatives and conferences. Specifically, information regarding the 1994 WOLA conference on police reform in Central America and Haiti is included. This grouping also includes the WOLA Manual for Civil Society as well as drafts and proofs for Citizen Security Monitor and other WOLA publications.

Police Reform, 1991-1999, undated
Box 391-394
School of the Americas, 1985-1999, undated
Box 394-398
Security Policy and Peacekeeping, 1989-2005, undated
Box 398-403
U.S. Military, 1989-2002, undated
Box 403-406
WOLA Files, 1992-2003, undated
Box 406-408

Sound Recordings Series, 1988-2005 and undated

9 boxes

Audio cassettes and one compact disc. Organized to mirror the structure in the main collection of the Geographic and Initiatives and Activities Series. Most are recordings of conferences and programs organized by WOLA. The recordings are arranged first by country in alphabetical order, after which follow a series of groupings related to specific conferences, or to topics such as Hurricane Mitch, drug policy, rights and development, and security. Approximately two boxes of cassettes at the end of the series are unidentified and unsorted.

[Original recordings are closed to use. Technical Services staff may need to arrange to have listening copies made. Please contact a reference archivist before coming to use these materials.]

Argentina, 1996
Box 409
Bolivia, 2001-2002
Box 409
Brazil, 1989
Box 409
Chile, 1988
Box 409
Colombia, 1995-2005
Box 409
Colombia, 1995-2005
Box 410
Cuba, 1994-1999
Box 410
Ecuador, 1995
Box 410
El Salvador, 1989-1998
Box 410
Guatemala, 1990-2000
Box 410
Guatemala, 1990-2000
Box 411
Haiti, 1993-1996
Box 411
Honduras, 1988-1996
Box 411
Mexico, 1994-2002
Box 411
Mexico, 1994-2002
Box 412
Nicaragua, 1988-2000
Box 412
Panama, 1995-1998
Box 412
Perú, 1990-2002
Box 412
Perú, 1990-2002
Box 413
Venezuela, 1995-2005
Box 413
Conferences and Programs, 1988-2005
Box 413
Conferences and Programs, 1988-2005
Box 414
Drug Policy, 1994-2002
Box 414
Hurricane Mitch, 1999-2002
Box 414
Rights and Development, 1995-1998
Box 414
Security, 2001-2003
Box 414
Security, 2001-2003
Box 415
Unidentified recordings, 1988-2005, undated
Box 415
Unidentified recordings, 1988-2005, undated
Box 416

Oversize Material, 1971-2000 and undated

7 boxes

Comprises large items from other series. The bulk of oversize material consists of newspapers and newspaper sections. Additional items include large serial publications, political posters, and broadsides. The majority of the material comes from the Patrick Ahern Files, part of the Chile Subseries and includes copies of the Santiago-based El Mercurio as well as the serials Solidaridad, and VEA. Politically-themed posters from Chile, Cuba, and Panama are also included.

[Some papers are fragile. Technical services staff may need to make use copies prior to researcher use. Please consult with a reference archivist before coming to use these materials.]

Madres de Plaza de Mayo, 1986
Box 417
Boletim Nacional, 1991-1993
Box 417
Land reform files and printed material, 1995, undated
Box 417
Advertisements and headlines, 1971-1972, undated
Box 417
American publications, 1973-1974
Box 417
Chile-recent, 1974-1976, undated
Box 417
Chile Hoy, 1972-1973
Box 418-419
Clippings, 1972-1976, undated
(7 folders)
Box 417
El Mercurio, 1974
(4 folders)
Box 420
Latin American clippings, 1973, undated
Box 420
Political posters, undated
Box 434
Political posters and newspaper advertisements, 1972-1974, undated
Box 420
Solidaridad, 1977-1983
Box 421
Spanish language publications, 1973-1974
(2 folders)
Box 420
U.S.-Chile Letelier assassination files, 1974-1976, undated
Box 420
VEA, 1973
Box 421
Unsorted serials, 1971-1973, undated
Box 421
Washington Post section, 2000
Box 422
Newspapers and posters, 1995-1996, undated
Box 434
Tico Times, 1988 Dec., 1991 Oct.
Box 422
Diario Latino, 1993
Box 422
CUC [Comite de Unidad Campesina], 1980
Box 420
AEU [Asociación de Estudiantes Universitarios], 1988-1989
Box 420
Siglo News, 2000
Box 422
Haiti en Marche, 1997
Box 422
Baltimore Sun section, 1995
Box 422
La Journada, 1997
Box 422
Political posters, undated
Box 434
Expresso sections, 1993
Box 422
Transformando la Reconstrucción, 1999-2000
Box 422
Emerging Markets, 1998 Mar. 15-16
Box 422
Bio-Bio dam (Chile), 1994
Box 420

Accession (2010-0069)

10 boxes

Materials from programs in Haiti, Guatemala, Colombia, and Mexico, and development files from the organization. This accession has been minimally processed, but materials have not been described or arranged beyond their original condition. Folder titles reflect the titles assigned by WOLA staff.

Board meeting, April 2007
Box 423
Carol Pitchersky
Box 423
MOTT Charitable Trust, 2002
Box 423
MOTT Charitable Trust, 2001
Box 423
Stewart Mott charitable trust
Box 423
Finn, OMI, Seamus
Box 423
Moriah interim 2, September 2001
Box 423
Merck fund
Box 423
Merck, January 2002
Box 423
Merck general support, 2002
Box 423
Moriah fund correspondence
Box 423
Ford Mexico, Mitch, 2001-2002
Box 423
General Service Foundation, general support 2001-2002
Box 423
General Service Foundation, Columbia Monitoring Project, 2001-2002
Box 423
Hewlett Foundation
Box 423
Merck general support, 2001
Box 423
Ford general support , 1995-1997
Box 423
Ford democracy and economic reform, 2000-2001
Box 423
Ford
Box 423
C.S. Fund correspondence
Box 423
Drug Policy Foundation correspondence
Box 423
Ford, Central America Advocacy Training Program, 1999-2000
Box 423
Liz Claiborne Foundation, Juarez delegation
Box 423
Compton Foundation correspondence
Box 423
United States Institute of Peace, Public Security Reform, 2002
Box 423
United States Institute of Peace, Colombia, 2001
Box 423
United States Institute of Peace, 2003
Box 423
Christopher Reynolds correspondence
Box 423
Christopher Reynolds, 2002
Box 423
Daniele Agostino, 2003
Box 423
Agostino correspondence
Box 423
Peace Development Fund, Lippincott Foundation, 2003
Box 423
Angelica Foundation Press
Box 423
Angelica, 2002
Box 423
Angelica Foundation correspondence
Box 423
Banyan Tree correspondence
Box 423
Boehm correspondence and notes
Box 423
Careth correspondence
Box 423
Careth proposals and reports
Box 423
Threshold Foundation
Box 423
Peace Development Fund
Box 423
Open Society Institute Drugs and Democracy
Box 423
Arca Foundation correspondence
Box 423
Funding: Prodeca Media Project planning meeting, November 2001
Box 424
Prodeca Media Project
Box 424
Prodeca, 1998-1999
Box 424
Prodeca six month report, 1997-1998
Box 424
Prodeca proposal 1997-1998
Box 424
Reebok
Box 424
Profed
Box 424
Public Welfare Foundation
Box 424
Funding: SOROS, external evaluation, 2001
Box 424
SOROS, 2002-2003
Box 424
Funding: SOROS proposal, 2002-2003
Box 424
SOROS proposal, 1999-2002
Box 424
Summit Foundation
Box 424
Funding: TROCAIRE
Box 424
Funding: UNDP, Guatemala
Box 424
Funding: UNDP, El Salvador
Box 424
UNDP project
Box 424
Funding: UNIFEM
Box 424
Funding: United Methodist
Box 424
Funding: USCC
Box 424
Winston proposal
Box 424
WOLA advocacy plan, 1995-1996
Box 424
Advocacy planning day, WOLA
Box 424
Preliminary ideas, WOLA
Box 424
Matriz de Planificacion, 1999
Box 424
Advocacy Training Program (ATP) training, 2002
Box 424
CEDPA reports
Box 424
ATP training, Guatemala workshop, 2001
Box 424
ATP training, Guatemala, Calas
Box 424
ATP training, 2001
Box 424
CAII workshop, 1997-1999
Box 424
Training: indigenous
Box 424
Training: women, El Salvador
Box 424
El Salvador: COMURES
Box 424
USA: women, law, and development
Box 424
Intermon
Box 424
Mexíco: International HIV/AIDS Alliance
Box 424
ATP: advocacy training workshop, 2001
Box 424
Case study: train community, leaders in Perú
Box 424
Colombia: PDPMM
Box 424
Costa Rica: CEDARENA
Box 424
USA: CARE
Box 424
Training: violence against women workshop follow-up
Box 424
Training: violence against women workshop memoria
Box 424
Training: violence against women workshop participants
Box 424
Training: violence against women workshop proposal
Box 424
ATP: Urban Institute meeting
Box 424
Training: PRESS workshops
Box 424
Workshop on negotiation
Box 424
Training: Antigua meeting participants, 2000
Box 424
Training: Antigua meeting questionnaires, 2000
Box 425
Training: Antigua meeting memoria, 2000
Box 425
Training: Antigua meeting matrix, 2000
Box 425
Advocacy Learning Initiative
Box 425
ATP: Forum-Snd Pasantia
Box 425
Internship
Box 425
Pasantias: participants, 2000
Box 425
Training: Pasantias
Box 425
Training workshops, 1995-1998
Box 425
Training templates
Box 425
Training: El Salvador
Box 425
ATP training: Honduras
Box 425
Delegation: Convergencia de Mujeres, 2000
Box 425
Training: Honduras, Interforos-Centro
Box 425
Informe: CENTRACAP and COALM
Box 425
ATP training: Honduras, ASONOG
Box 425
ATP: brochure
Box 425
PI materials and method
Box 425
Training: Nicaragua, general
Box 425
Training: Nicaragua, work plan
Box 425
Training: Nicaragua, BILWI, 2000
Box 425
ATP training: Nicaragua, 2002
Box 425
ATP training: Nicaragua, taller diagnostico
Box 425
Ma Elena Avadra
Box 425
Hivos Report, 2001
Box 425
ATP training: learning grant proposal, 2003
Box 425
ATP: CEDPA proposal to PRODECA, 2003
Box 425
POA, 2000
Box 425
ATP: plan estrategico, 2000-2002
Box 425
Training workshop reports
Box 425
Training: Antigua meeting follow-up, 2000
Box 425
Training: public security
Box 425
El Salvador: CACH
Box 425
Training: volunteers
Box 425
Training taller, 2000
Box 425
Memo: capacity building
Box 425
Training: counterparts
Box 425
Training: calendar, 1997
Box 425
Training: calendar, 2000-2001
Box 425
Training: calendar, 1999-2000
Box 425
ATP: accompaniment strategy
Box 425
Training: general
Box 425
Training: accompaniment reports by WOLA trainers
Box 425
ATP: Informe de Actividades, 2001
Box 425
Training: informes mensuales, Susan Peacock
Box 425
Training: informes, format
Box 425
Training: POA documents, 2001
Box 425
Trade and IFI work
Box 425
National police
Box 425
Police/justice system corruption
Box 425
DF police
Box 425
Citizen participation
Box 425
National government
Box 425
DF government
Box 425
WOLA DMN
Box 425
Military justice
Box 425
Recommendation Costeño, 2004
Box 425
Recommendation grants, 2004
Box 425
Quirós y acosta
Box 425
SSP FOIA
Box 425
RGR FOIA
Box 425
Marina FOIA
Box 425
Appeals Sedena
Box 425
SSP appeals
Box 425
Military justice, 2004
Box 425
Clips about FOIA
Box 425
Sedena FOIA, general
Box 425
Mexico Sedena budget
Box 425
Sedena marina
Box 425
Sedena Mexico
Box 425
Analysis of FOIA response
Box 425
NGO FOIA working group
Box 426
Mexico violence clippings
Box 426
WOLA, FOIA, US-Mexico (2 folders)
Box 426
Drugs, Mexico (2 folders)
Box 426
Mexico: police, military, drugs
Box 426
FOIA-LF
Box 426
Juarez background
Box 426
Guatemala VAW
Box 426
Chimalhuacan, EDOMEX
Box 426
Ley de violencia contra la mujer
Box 426
Estados, Mexico
Box 426
Juarez background
Box 426
Meeting requests
Box 426
Julia Monarrez
Box 426
Justicia para nuestras hijas
Box 426
Murdered names
Box 426
Casa amiga
Box 426
Casa juvenil
Box 426
CFO
Box 426
CETLAC
Box 426
Gender violence
Box 426
Mexico press, general Juarez
Box 426
Mexico press, AI report
Box 426
Women's rights
Box 426
Maquilas
Box 426
CNDH report, Juarez
Box 426
Amnesty International, Juarez
Box 426
CEDAW report on Juarez
Box 426
Report on victims in Juarez
Box 426
Morfin/Lopez Urbina, first informe
Box 426
Report on cuidad Juarez
Box 426
Juarez reprints
Box 426
FBI and Juarez
Box 426
Articles VS press
Box 427
Alcoa
Box 427
Visteon
Box 427
Delphi
Box 427
RCA Thompson
Box 427
Johnson controls
Box 427
Philips
Box 427
Johnson & Johnson
Box 427
AI-WOLA business and HR
Box 427
Juarez clips
Box 427
Image: CJ business
Box 427
Juarez sp clips, general
Box 427
Juarez US press
Box 427
Patricia Gonzalez
Box 427
Istanbul protocol
Box 427
Mexico government talking points
Box 427
Letters regarding human rights concerns
Box 427
Drugs: drugs and police force, U.S. concerns
Box 427
Politicization of PNH
Box 427
Initial observation of police: UN police missions and reports
Box 427
General police (PNH) articles
Box 427
Inspector generale (IG): formal human rights complaints, PNH records
Box 427
Institutional development: administration, equipment, leadership, general operations, PNH personnel (2 folders)
Box 427
U.S. Policy: financial assistance, interventions, negotiations, statements/press releases
Box 427
Crime/political violence
Box 427
U.S. State Department country reports, 1998-2000
Box 427
Newsletters/pamphlets
Box 427
Miscellaneous
Box 427
Letters
Box 427
UN General Assembly
Box 427
MICIVIH-human rights/government record
Box 427
Press releases
Box 427
OAS/UN mission, Haiti press releases, May-July 1994
Box 427
OAS/UN mission, Haiti press releases, February-April 1994
Box 427
OAS/UN mission, Haiti press releases, November-January 1993/1994
Box 427
OAS/UN mission, Haiti press releases, August-October 1993
Box 427
Extra information
Box 427
OAS/UN mission, Haiti press releases, May-July 1993
Box 427
OAS/UN mission, Haiti press releases, February-April 1993
Box 427
Haiti: MICIVIH, January-June judicial reform report, 1994
Box 427
Files to be read (now in French)
Box 427
MICIVIH-MINUGUA
Box 427
Haiti: OAS missions UN
Box 427
OAS resolution 806, January 2002
Box 427
Haiti elections
Box 427
Haiti, general
Box 427
ICG reports, Haiti
Box 427
Haiti correspondence/memos
Box 428
Haiti news clippings
Box 428
Haiti materials (6 folders)
Box 428
Funding: PCS
Box 428
Funding: Peace Development Fund
Box 428
Public Welfare Foundation
Box 428
OXFAM-Nicaragua
Box 428
OXFAM/UK
Box 428
NOVIB
Box 428
Open Society Institute
Box 428
Moriah - ATP, 1999-2000
Box 428
Funding: Moriah fund, ATP, 1998-2000
Box 428
Funding: Moriah fund, general
Box 428
Funding: Moriah fund: grant, May 2002, April 2003
Box 428
Funding: Moriah Fund: ATP, May 2000, April 2002
Box 428
Funding: Merck fund
Box 428
Funding: Ms. Foundation
Box 428
Funding: Liz Claiborne
Box 428
KEPA-Finlandia, Nicaragua
Box 428
Funding: Kellogg
Box 428
International foundation
Box 428
IDEX
Box 428
Intermon proposal
Box 428
IBIS-dinamarca
Box 428
Funding: HIVOS, 2002-2004
Box 428
HIVOS, 1999-2001
Box 428
HELVETAS
Box 428
Funding: Greenville
Box 428
Funding: Global Fund for Women
Box 428
Funding: Common Global Ministries Board
Box 428
Funding: Global Service Foundation
Box 428
Ford Advocacy Proposal, 1996-1998
Box 428
Ford conference: bios
Box 428
Funding: Ford, 2001
Box 428
Ford renewal, 1999-2000
Box 428
Ebert Foundation correspondence
Box 428
Funding: Dominican Sisters
Box 428
Diakonia-taller
Box 428
Funding: Diakonia
Box 428
Diakonia Convenio, 1998
Box 428
Diakonia, 1999
Box 428
CRS, 1999-2001
Box 428
CRS Convenio, 1997
Box 428
Daniel Agostino
Box 428
CRS
Box 428
CRS, comunicaciones
Box 428
CRS report, 2001
Box 428
Human rights clips, 2002
Box 429
United Nations clips, 2002
Box 429
United Nations clips, 1996
Box 429
United Nations, 1996
Box 429
UN council for a livable word
Box 429
UN miscellaneous
Box 429
UN at 50 years old clips
Box 429
UN HR commission
Box 429
UN high commissioner for refugees
Box 429
International criminal court
Box 429
Robert Goldman
Box 429
UN human rights newsletter
Box 429
UNESCO 40th anniversary, 1988
Box 429
US and the OAS
Box 429
OAS, general
Box 429
OAS Gaviria
Box 429
OAS election monitoring
Box 429
Inter-American Commission of Human Rights
Box 429
IACHR "reforms"
Box 429
Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Box 429
OAS Democracy Unit
Box 429
ZALAQUETT project
Box 429
Issue: amnesties
Box 429
Children's rights
Box 429
Human rights, general
Box 429
HR conditionality on economic aid
Box 429
HR political violence, use of force, rule of law
Box 429
Human rights and intervention
Box 429
Economic Sanctions
Box 429
ATP: CIPA Convenio
Box 430
Funding: CRINF
Box 430
Funding: Children's Haven
Box 430
CA II proposal and convenio
Box 430
ATP: fundraising, Banyan Tree, final report, 2000-2002
Box 430
Banyan Tree, 2000
Box 430
Banyan Tree, 1999
Box 430
Funding: Banyan Tree, 1997-1999
Box 430
Action aid
Box 430
Funding: Agostino
Box 430
Banyan Tree: capacity building colloquium, December 2001
Box 430
Presupuesto BTF, 2001
Box 430
Funding: Banyan Tree, 2000-2002
Box 430
Regional advocacy proposal
Box 430
Proposals
Box 430
ATP-TEN proposal, 1995
Box 430
Colombia, miscellaneous (3 folders)
Box 430
OSAID Colombia
Box 430
South Sobre Bank, 1994
Box 430
Conditions, November 2004
Box 430
Reunion Colombian working groups
Box 430
660 reforms
Box 430
Planning process
Box 430
Colombia work, strategy
Box 430
Plan, Colombia
Box 430
Human rights reports
Box 430
Colombia news
Box 430
Colombia correspondence
Box 430
Colombia materials (4 folders)
Box 430
Colombia materials (4 folders)
Box 431
Frank's visit, September 2001
Box 431
Guatemala rural development report
Box 431
Guatemala rural development WOLA documents
Box 431
Guatemala rural development Congress report
Box 431
Guatemala: land issues
Box 431
Guatemala: labor review
Box 431
Guatemala: economy
Box 431
WOLA-US leap GSP review, 2004
Box 431
Guatemala: economy, CAFTA protests WOLA, March 2005 (2 folders)
Box 431
Guatemala: land issues, June 2004 accords
Box 431
Rural development, Maria Lourdes case
Box 431
Land issues, evictions
Box 431
Indigenous case, Corozo
Box 431
Guatemala cases
Box 431
Myrna Mack trial, September 2002
Box 431
Myrna Mack trial updates, September 2002
Box 431
Cases: Myrna Mack appeals
Box 431
Mining: Madre Selva document
Box 431
Mining estor
Box 431
Mack trial, press work
Box 431
Dear colleague mack, 2003
Box 431
Myrna Mack case sentence
Box 431
Mack news
Box 431
Myrna Mack trial press coverage
Box 431
Case: Myrna Mack
Box 431
Mack trial
Box 431
Genocide cases
Box 431
Genocide cases: Stratagem meeting
Box 431
Guatemala Case: Gerard
Box 431
Case: Dos Erres, 1982
Box 431
Dos Erres, 2005
Box 431
Cases: FAFT, 2005
Box 431
Dear colleague Omppa protest, 2005
Box 431
Security PN files
Box 431
Guatemala, miscellaneous
Box 431
Guatemala observation project
Box 431
Elections, 2003, campaign scandal
Box 432
Elections, 2003, NGO statements
Box 432
Elections, 1999
Box 432
Census, 2002
Box 432
Tribuno Supremo Electoral
Box 432
Elections, 2003, PDH observation
Box 432
Elections, 2003, press coverage
Box 432
Elections, November 2003
Box 432
Chixoy case
Box 432
Chixoy Dam
Box 432
Chixoy Dam, 2005
Box 432
Chixoy Dam, miscellaneous
Box 432
Choi and Shin, 2001
Box 432
Rios case
Box 432
Statements by Civil Society, February 2000
Box 432
GOG documents, February 2002
Box 432
CG press, February 2002
Box 432
Matriz de Seguimiento
Box 432

Accession (2012-0016)

1 box

Contains publications and reports from The Washington Office on Latin America as well as other publications. Most deal with human rights issues in Latin America in the late 1970s and early 1980s and U.S. policies in the region. Documents are organized alphabetically.

Central America 1981, Rep. Gerry E. Studds to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, 1981 Feb.
Box 433
Chile - The Ethics of Responsibility, Human Rights: Truth and Reconciliation in Chile, The Washington Office on Latin America, 1991
Box 433
El Salvador - Attack on schools and teachers, 1980
Box 433
El Salvador - Background information, 1980
Box 433
El Salvador - History and Motivations of U.S. Involvement in the Control of the Peasant Movement, 1970-1980, circa 1980
Box 433
El Salvador - Land Reform 1980-1981, Oxfam, 1980
Box 433
El Salvador - Maryknoll Sisters, 1980
Box 433
El Salvador - Statement of Dr. Leograde before the Subcommittee on Inter-American Affairs, Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives, 1981 March 5
Box 433
El Salvador - Statement of Representatives Gerry Studds, Barbara Mikulski, and Robert Edgar, Before the Foreign Operations Subcommittee, House Committee on Appropriations, 1981 February 25
Box 433
El Salvador - Suggested Actions for Religious Organizations in their Work with the Media, 1981
Box 433
El Salvador - Unnamed page of document, Leftists end occupation in El Salvador, undated
Box 433
El Salvador - U.S. military aid, 1980
Box 433
El Salvador - U.S. military aid, 1980-1982
Box 433
El Salvador - Various publications, 1978-1998
(Majority 1978-1983.)
Box 433
Guatemala - Right-wing military, 1979-1983
Box 433
Guatemala - The Lost Opportunity, Some Reflections on the Human Rights Situation 1986-88, Norton, Reggie, 1988
Box 433
Human Rights and the U.S. National Interest, Buergenthal, Thomas, 1981
Box 433
Human Rights Education and Training in US Policy Toward Latin America, The Washington Office on Latin America, 1992 June
Box 433
Human rights NGO publications, 1977-1983
Box 433
Human Rights Working Group, 1981
Box 433
National Security Doctrine and Human Rights in Latin America: The Southern Cone, Crahan, Margaret E., 1980 March
Box 433
News from Washington Office on Latin America, 1979-1983
Box 433
Nicaragua - US policy, 1979-1982
Box 433
The State and the Individual in Latin America: Some Implications for Human Rights, 1979 Oct.
Box 433
The Role of International Non-Governmental Organizations in Promoting Human Rights, Coleman, John A., 1979 Oct.
Box 433
Unfinished Human Rights Agenda, 1980 Jan.
Box 433
The United States and the Caribbean Basin, Interamerican Policy Group, 1980 June
Box 433
Update, The Washington Office on Latin America, 1978-1981
Box 433
Uruguay, 1975-1986
Box 433
Uruguay after the Plebiscite: Prospects for Democracy, The Washington Office on Latin America and American University Law School's International Law Program, 1981 June
Box 433
Uruguay - Convergencia Democratica, 1980-1982
Box 433

Citizen Security Program, 1991-2007

Contains files of Adriana Beltran and Susan Peacock. The contents primarily focus on Guatemala and human rights issues, particularly violence against women (VAW). Materials include correspondence, reports, presentations, training documents, and AV materials. Folders are organized alphabetically.

III Consulta Internacional Sobre Cooperacion, 1991
Box 473
502B Debate
Box 473
Advocacy: Allison Hillman Report
Box 473
ARMS trade/control
Box 473
ATP Training Materials: Afinacion de Una Propuesta
Box 473
Confronting Conflict, Abuse, and Exclusion, Proposal for the Ford Foundation, n.d.
Box 473
Escuela Campesina, 2001
Box 473
Family Violence Prevention Fund: International Domestic Violence
Box 473
Guatemala: AMVA-CICAM-CMM, 2002
Box 473
Guatemala: Anatomia de Genocidio, 2007
(CD)
Box 473
Guatemala: Asociacion Sobrevivientes, 2006
Box 473
Guatemala: CALDH, 2005
Box 473
Guatemala: Cases, 2003-2004
Box 473
Guatemala: Comision de la Mujer, 2007
Box 473
Guatemala: Consultative Group, 2002
Box 473
Guatemala: Consultative Group, 2003
(2 folders)
Box 473
Guatemala: Delegations HR Women, 2005
Box 473
Guatemala: Fiscalia de la Mujer
Box 473
Guatemala: Human Rights, Death Threats, 2002
Box 473
Guatemala: Human Rights, Altolaguirre Notes, 2005
Box 473
Guatemala: Human Rights, Barn Break, 2003
Box 473
Guatemala: Human Rights, Campo Pagado, 2002
Box 473
Guatemala: Human Rights, General, 2005
Box 473
Guatemala: Human Rights, Meeting with Ambassador Castillo, 2005
Box 473
Guatemala: Human Rights, NGO Meeting with Security Cabinet, 2005
Box 473
Guatamala: Human Rights, Sign-On Letter, 2005
Box 473
Guatemala: JF Notes, 2006
Box 435
Guatemala: LASA, 2006
Box 435
Guatemala: Miscellaneous
Box 435
Guatemala: OEA, Letter, 2003
Box 435
Guatemala: Peace Process, 1997
Box 435
Guatemala: PNC Reports
Box 435
Guatemala: Public Security
Box 435
Guatemala: VAW, Hill Briefing, 2004
Box 435
Guatemala: VAW, Iniciativa Para Reformar El Codigo Penal, 2002
Box 435
Guatemala: VAW, PDH Petition
Box 435
Guatemala: VAW, Punto Resolutivo, 2005
Box 435
Guatemala: Women, CALDH Presentation, 2005
Box 435
Guatemala: Women, Congressional Briefing Presentations, 2005
Box 435
Guatemala: Women, DC Letter, 2006
Box 435
Guatemala: Women, Diagnostic Study
Box 435
Guatemala: Women, Peralta Incident
Box 435
Guatemala: Women, Strategic Meeting, 2007
Box 435
Miscellaneous
Box 435
Mujeres Haciendo Incidencia, 2000
Box 435
Police: CSIS-PERF
Box 435
Police: Drugs
Box 435
Training: Bajo Lampa
Box 435
Training: Basic Advocacy Methodology Outline
Box 435
Training: Basic Manual
Box 435
Training: Case Study, Solola
Box 436
Training: Delegation, Convergencia de Mujeres, 2000
Box 436
Training: Escuela Mujeres, 1998
Box 436
Training: Escuela Mujeres Presentations, 2000
Box 436
Training: Honduras
Box 436
Training: Honduras, Diagnostico, 2001
Box 436
Training: Manuals, Andrew McKinley, 2000
Box 436
Training: Nicaragua, Diagnostico
Box 436
Training: Women, Guatemala
Box 436
USA: LASA, Solola Case Study, 2001
Box 436
VAW: CHCI Fellow, Iliana Estevez
Box 436
VAW: Evidentiary Consideration in Gender-Based Violence, 2007
(4 folders)
Box 436
VAW: House Resolution-HR100, 2007
Box 437
VAW: Senate Resolution
Box 437
VAW: UNC Report
Box 437
Women: Bill Project, 2006
Box 437
Women: Case, C. Velasquez, 2005-2006
(2 folders)
Box 437
Women: Case, M. Isabel Veliz Franco
Box 437
Women: Cases, 2005-2007
Box 437
Women: Congressional Briefing, 2006
Box 437
Women: Delegation, Giovana Lemus, 2006
Box 437
Women: Fact Sheet, UNIFEM, 2006
Box 437
Women: Informe de Avance, 2006
Box 437
Women: Nicaragua
Box 437
Women: Nicaragua Trip, 2006
Box 437
AV Materials
(4 VHS tapes, 2 cassette tapes, 2cds)
Box 438

Police Project, 1991-2003

Contains files of Rachel Neild. The contents primarily focus on the WOLA Police Project, international police reform, and U.S.-Cuba legislation and policy. Cuba, Mexico and Central America are well-represented. Materials contain correspondence, reports, conference proceedings/papers, presentations, sign-on letters, AV materials, and general documents. Folders arranged alphabetically.

Arca Foundation, Correspondence
Box 439
Arca Foundation, Site Visit, 2000
Box 439
Audits, 2001
Box 439
Chile: Fruhling
Box 439
Chile:Santiago Summit, 1998
Box 439
Christopher Reynolds Proposal, 2001
Box 439
Costa Rica: Congressional Action, Policy Academy
Box 439
Cuba: Articles
Box 439
Cuba: Campaign, Church of the Brethern, 1992
Box 439
Cuba: Campaign, Mailing Lists
Box 439
Cuba: Elian Gonzalez, Editorials, 2000
Box 439
Cuba: Elian Gonzalez, Hill Drop, 2000
Box 439
Cuba: Hill Meeting
Box 439
Cuba: Hill Work
Box 439
Cuba: Labor Report
Box 439
Cuba: Legislation, Ag Conference
Box 440
Cuba: Legislation, Correspondence
Box 440
Cuba: Legislation, Iowa
Box 440
Cuba: Legislation, Lousiana
Box 440
Cuba: Legislation, Michigan
Box 440
Cuba: Legislation, Pilot Project
Box 440
Cuba: Legislation, Senate Target List
Box 440
Cuba: Legislation, Steering Committee, 2002
Box 440
Cuba: Legislation, Terrorist List Removal
Box 440
Cuba: Legislation, Travel Policy
Box 440
Cuba: Pamphlets
Box 440
Cuba: Planning, 2001
Box 440
Cuba: Polls
Box 440
Cuba: Project Idea Meeting
Box 440
Cuba: Reports, 2001
Box 440
Cuba: Sign-on Letter, Bush, 2001
Box 440
Cuba: Sign-on Letter, Clinton, 2000
Box 440
Cuba: Sign-on Letter, House and Senate, 2000
Box 440
Cuba: "Traders"
Box 440
Cuba, Church State Relations, 2001

Box 471 contains the Cuba files of Geoff Thale, Sr. Associate for Cuba Policy at the time.

Box 471
Cuba, CIP Conference, 2000
Box 471
Cuba, Congressional Record, 1999-2000
Box 471
Cuba, Misc., 2003
Box 471
Cuba, Legislation, 106th and 107th Congress, 2000-2001
Box 471
Cuba, Moakley-McGovern Correspondence, 2000
Box 471
Cuba, Moakley-McGovern Delegation, 2000
(2 folders)
Box 471
Cuba: Rockefeller, US-Cuba Policy post September 11, 2001
Box 471
Cuba, Sanctions, Articles, 1997-1998
Box 471
Cuba, WOLA Delegation, 2000
Box 471
Cuba, WOLA, Cuban Committee for Democracy (CCD), 1999
Box 471
Cuba, WOLA Releases, 1999-2000
Box 471
Cuba, Policy, 2001
Box 471
Department of Justice, Criminal Division, 1996
Box 441
Dominican Republic: Police Report, 2002-2003
Box 441
El Salvador: ICITAP, 2001
Box 441
FADS
Box 441
FADS, Final Report, 2001
Box 441
Female Police Stations
Box 441
FESPAD
Box 441
FESPAD: El Salvador
(2 folders)
Box 441
FESPAD: El Salvador, Report, 2001
Box 442
GAO: Testimony, COPS Program, 1999
Box 442
Guatemala: FADS
Box 442
Guatemala: IECCP
Box 442
Guatemala: IEDADES, 2000
Box 442
Guatemala: IEPADES
Box 442
Guatemala: Police Reform, Vasquez, Silvia
Box 442
Haiti: NCHR, 2003
Box 442
Haiti: Justice Task Force, Overview of Judicial Reform Agenda, 1997
Box 442
Hewlett Foundation, Status Report, 2001
Box 442
Honduras: Citizen Forum
(1 of 3 folders)
Box 442
Honduras: Citizen Forum
(2 of 3 folders)
Box 443
Honduras: ICITAP
Box 443
Honduras: Police Reform, Assorted Materials
Box 443
ICITAP Memo, 2001
Box 443
IEPADES, 2000-2001
Box 443
LASA Panel, Neild, 2001
Box 443
LAWG: Security Issues, 1999
Box 443
Luncheon Discussion, Zalaquett, 1991
Box 443
Mexico: Conference, 2003
Box 443
Mexico: Conference, Report, 2003
Box 443
Mexico: Conference, Speakers, 2003
Box 443
Mexico: Correspondence, Mexico City Trips, 2000-2003
Box 443
Mexico: Georgetown Seminar, 2002
Box 444
Mexico: Longoria, M., 2002
Box 444
Mexico: Police Reform, 2002-2003
Box 444
Mexico: Vargas, E.
Box 444
Mexico: Via Coapa, Rico, J.
Box 444
Mexico, Zermeno, S.
Box 444
Military Accountability Report
Box 444
Neild, R.: Articles, 2001
Box 444
OFAC Travel License
Box 444
Oversight Hearing: DoJ Report
Box 444
Peru: Andes Seminar, 1991
Box 444
Police: Civilian Review, 1999
Box 444
Police: Congress Hearing, 1995
Box 444
Police: Costa Rica
Box 444
Police: Delegation Visit, 1998
(1 of 2 folders)
Box 444
Police: Delegation Visit, 1998
(1 of 2 folders)
Box 445
Police: El Salvador
(2 folders)
Box 445
Police: El Salvador, Sandoval memo, 1999
Box 445
Police: FBI
Box 445
Police: GAO Study, 1998-1999
Box 445
Police: Glossary
Box 445
Police: Guatemala, IECCPG Report
(1 of 2 folders)
Box 445
Police: Guatemala, IECCPG Report
(1 of 2 folders)
Box 446
Police: Guatemala, MINUGUA
Box 446
Police: Guatemala, Reform
(2 folders)
Box 446
Police: Honduras
(2 folders)
Box 446
Police: Human Rights Training Evaluation
Box 447
Police: ICITAP and CIA
Box 447
Police: ICITAP, General Background
(2 folders)
Box 447
Police: ICITAP, Human Dignity Course
Box 447
Police: ICITAP, Scandal, 1997
Box 447
Police: INS, 1996
Box 447
Police: Internal Affairs
Box 447
Police: Mexico
(2 folders)
Box 447
Police: Nicaragua
Box 447
Police: Panama
Box 448
Police: PDD71
Box 448
Police: PRODECA
Box 448
Police: Report Launch, 2003
Box 448
Police: Spector Amendment
Box 448
Police: Undercover Operations
Box 448
Police: Use of Force
Box 448
Police Project: Advisory Committee, 1999-2000
Box 448
Police Project: Assorted Publications
(2 folders)
Box 448
Police Project: Contacts
Box 448
Police Project: Counterpart Evaluations
Box 448
Police Project: Counterpart Resources
Box 448
Police Project: Country Papers
Box 449
Police Project: Country Papers, Authors
Box 449
Police Project: Correspondence
Box 449
Police Project: Gustavo Palmieri
Box 449
Police Project: Mailing, Issue Packet Orders
(2 folders)
Box 449
Police Project: Mailing Lists
Box 449
Police Project: Mailing, Order Materials
Box 449
Police Project: Management
Box 449
Police Project: Memos
Box 449
Police Project: Methodology
Box 449
Police Project: Miscellaneous
Box 450
Police Project: Planning, 2000-2001
Box 450
Police Project: Police Experts
Box 450
Police Project: Project Book, 1999-2001
(2 folders)
Box 450
Police Project: Project Calendar, 2000
Box 450
Police Project: Proposal and Workplan
Box 450
Police Project: Regional Meetings
(3 folders)
Box 450
Police Project: Regional Meetings, Meeting Tapes (AV)
Box 451
Police Project: Research Review Meeting, 2000
Box 451
Police Project: SIDA, Interim Report, 2001
Box 451
Police Project: Travel
Box 451
Police Project: Update, 2000
Box 451
Police Reform Conference: Agendas, 1994
Box 451
Police Reform Conference: Conference Papers, 1994
(2 folders)
Box 451
Police Reform Conference: Conference Papers, Translations, 1995-1996
Box 451
Police Reform Conference: Correspondence, 1994-1995
Box 451
Police Reform Conference: Participant Information, 1994