Latin America and the Caribbean

IACHR Publishes Report on the Human Rights of Migrants and Others in Mexico (August 18, 2014)

Author: 
Nicole R. Tuttle

On August 18, 2014, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights published a report titl

Argentina Seeks to Institute Proceedings Against the US Before the ICJ (August 7, 2014)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On August 7, 2014, Argentina submitted an application to the International Court of Justice (the Court) regarding a “[d]ispute concerning judicial decisions of the United States of America relating

ICC and MERCOSUR Parliament Conclude Framework Cooperation Arrangement (August 4, 2014)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On August 4, 2014, the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the Parliament of MERCOSUR concluded an Exchange of Letters for the

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Publishes Report on Violence Against Journalists and Media Workers (July 21, 2014)

Author: 
Nicole R. Tuttle

On July 21, 2014, the Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights published a

IACHR Welcomes New Law Banning Physical Punishment of Children in Brazil (July 11, 2014)

Author: 
Nicole R. Tuttle

On July 11, 2014, The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights welcomed the passing of

The Pinochet Arrest and Possible Extradition to Spain

On the basis of an arrest warrant issued by a judge in Spain, British authorities are holding General Augusto Pinochet, the former head of state of Chile, on Spanish charges of crimes against humanity, including genocide and terrorism, that are alleged to have occurred during Pinochet's rule in Chile. It is anticipated that a request to extradite him to Spain will be forthcoming. 
 
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Volume: 
3
Issue: 
12
Author: 
Frederic L. Kirgis
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OAS Mediates in Belize-Guatemala Border Dispute

I. Introduction: 
 
On November 8, 2000, the heads of the delegations of Belize and Guatemala signed an agreement to adopt a comprehensive set of "confidence-building measures to avoid incidents between the two countries", according to the press release E-195/00 issued by the Permanent Council of the Organization of the American States (OAS) in Washington, D.C. This agreement was described by the Secretary-General of the OAS, Cesar Gaviria, as a milestone. 
 
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Volume: 
5
Issue: 
20
Author: 
Montserrat Gorina-Ysern
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OAS Mediates in Belize-Guatemala Border Dispute

I. Introduction: 
 
On November 8, 2000, the heads of the delegations of Belize and Guatemala signed an agreement to adopt a comprehensive set of "confidence-building measures to avoid incidents between the two countries", according to the press release E-195/00 issued by the Permanent Council of the Organization of the American States (OAS) in Washington, D.C. This agreement was described by the Secretary-General of the OAS, Cesar Gaviria, as a milestone. 
 
Topic: 
Volume: 
5
Issue: 
20
Author: 
Montserrat Gorina-Ysern
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