Latin America and the Caribbean

Senate in the Dominican Republic Unanimously Passes Bill For Migrants’ Children (May 22, 2014)

Author: 
Nicole R. Tuttle

On May 22, 2014, the Senate in the Dominican Republic unanimously passed a bill granting citizenship to Dominican-born children of immigrants.

IACHR Welcomes Recent Developments by Member States to Protect and Promote Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Intersex Persons (May 20, 2014)

Author: 
Nicole R. Tuttle

On May 20, 2014, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) welcomed the efforts of the Organization of American States Member States in the past six months aimed at protecting and promo

IACHR Welcomes Military Justice Reforms in Mexico (May 9, 2014)

Author: 
Nicole R. Tuttle

On May 9, 2014, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) welcomed reforms to the Mexican Code of Military Justice that restrict the scope of military jurisdiction over human rights cas

Caribbean Court of Justice Declares Guyana Customs Act Invalid (May 8, 2014)

Author: 
Emily MacKenzie

On May 8, 2014, the Caribbean Court of Justice (the Court) delivered its

Caribbean Court of Justice Grants Leave to Bring Challenge to Immigration Legislation Prohibiting Entry of Homosexuals into Belize and Trinidad & Tobago (May 8, 2014)

Author: 
Emily MacKenzie

On May 8, 2014, the Caribbean Court of Justice (the Court)

Constitutional Court of Colombia Finds That Implementation of ICJ Decision Requires Treaty (May 2, 2014)

Author: 
Steven Arrigg Koh

On May 2, 2014, the Constitutional Court of Colombia ruled (Spanish only) that the Territorial and Maritime Dispute

ITLOS Delivers Judgment in M/V “Virginia G” Case (April 14, 2014)

Author: 
Emily MacKenzie

On April 14, 2014, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) delivered its

IACHR Expresses Deep Concern over Migrant “Stash House” in the United States (April 11, 2014)

Author: 
Emily MacKenzie

On April 11, 2014, the Inter-American Commission on Human (IACHR) rights issued a press release stating that it is “dee

IACHR to Create Special Rapporteur on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (April 3, 2014)

Author: 
Emily MacKenzie

On April 3, 2014, the Inter-American Commission on Human (IACHR) issued a press release announcing the initiation of a

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