Latin America and the Caribbean

Caribbean Court of Justice Holds that Damages for Defamation Claims must Reflect Law, Practice, and Traditions of State in Which Injury Occurred (July 29, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On July 29, 2016, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ruled that damages for defa

Colombia and FARC Sign Ceasefire Agreement, Ending 52-year Conflict (June 23, 2016)

Author: 
Mary Snover

On June 23, 2016, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos signed a ceasefire agreement with Timole

Caribbean Court of Justice Rules that Freedom of Movement is Guaranteed to Homosexual CARICOM Nationals (June 10, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On June 10, 2016, the Caribbean Court of Justice ruled in Maurice Tomlinson v.

United Nations Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf Rules Falklands Islands are in Argentina’s Waters (March 28, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On March 29, 2016, the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf (CLCS) issued a report finding that the Falkland Islands are located in Argentina’s territorial waters.

Argentina Reaches Deal with American Hedge Funds (February 29, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On February 29, 2016, Argentina reached an agreement with several U.S.

Inter-American Court of Human Rights Issues Decision on Rights to Collective Property and Environmental Protection in Suriname (January 28, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On January 28, 2016, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (Court) published its decision (only av

UN Security Council Adopts Resolution Establishing Political Mission in Colombia (January 25, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On January 25, 2016, the UN Security Council (Council) adopted a resolution establishing a politica

Inter-American Court of Human Rights Rules Guatemala Must Do More to End Violence Against Women (December 18, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On December 18, 2015, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (Court) published its decision (judgme