The next president and Congress must take a new
approach to Colombia. U.S. policy must aim to end impunity, increase
respect for human rights, and strengthen the rule of law.
The U.S. must change its failed counternarcoctics policy, which
has had a devastating toll on small farmers without reducing cocaine
Most importantly, the U.S. must stand by the human
rights advocates and others who are the driving forces towards a
more just and peaceful Colombia.
See the report
See the report in Spanish
See the press release
See Still So Far to Go:
Human Rights in Colombia
It is a moment of hope, but change
never comes easy. We need to organize if we want to see foreign
policies we can believe in.
Sign our petition calling on President-elect Obama to build a just
policy towards Latin America that unites us with our neighbors.
here to sign our grassroots petition
Click here to read LAWG's
letter to the president-elect
Click here to read a
letter from a coalition of faith-based organizations and other NGOs
Oprima aquí para leer
una carta de organizaciones religiosas y otras ONGs escrita para
Take Action on Cuba policy today by contacting
new members of Congress and your new President! Tell them to end
the ban on travel to Cuba for all Americans. See more here
Do you have a new member of Congress? Click
here for a list of new members and contact information.
Listen to an interview with Mavis Anderson and Jeanne Lemkau from
a recent book tour in California here
New poll shows 55% of Cuban Americans support ending the embargo
completely. See more here
60% of U.S. citizens favor a revised policy to Cuba. See more here
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