North America

Saudi Man Convicted of Conspiracy in 1998 U.S. Embassy Bombings (February 26, 2015)

Author: 
Monica Moyo

On February 26, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, in U.S. v.

U.S. to Destroy Chemical Weapons in Compliance with 1997 Chemical Weapons Convention (February 4, 2015)

Author: 
Monica Moyo

To meet its obligations under the 1997 Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production

IACHR Condemns Execution of Charles Warner in the U.S. (January 21, 2015)

Author: 
Monica Moyo

On January 21, 2015, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) condemned the judicial execution of Charles Warner by the state of Oklahoma in the United States, which occurred on Januar

U.S. and Cuba Agree to Normalize Relations (December 17, 2014)

Author: 
Amy Morello

On December 17, 2014 the United States and Cuba agreed to begin restoring diplomatic and economic ties that have been severed since January 1961.

IACHR Congratulates Mexican Supreme Court for Adoption of Protocol Involving Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (August 29, 2014)

Author: 
Nicole R. Tuttle

On August 29, 2014, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights congratulated the Mexican Supreme Court for the adoption of a

Helms-Burton, the U.S., and the WTO

Rarely has a move by the U.S. government to impose its political views on other countries' economies aroused as much anger as has the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (Libertad) Act of 1996, widely known as the Helms-Burton Act. President Clinton originally opposed the Act, but signed it into law in March 1996, following the downing by the Cuban Air Force of two light planes flown by members of an anti-Castro organization based in the United States. 
 
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2
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John H. Jackson
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International Court of Justice Rejects Jurisdiction in Fisheries Jurisdiction Case brought by Spain against Canada

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13
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Pieter H.F. Bekker
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