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Asylum to Alan García: Why Uruguay?

Monday, November 19th 2018 - 18:17 UTC
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The Territorial Asylum right under which Peru's former President Alan García seeks to protect himself, investigated by the Justice of his country, is framed in a convention signed in Caracas, Venezuela that provides that every State belonging to the Organization of American States (OAS) has the right to admit “the persons it deems appropriate.” Garcia's hope is based on Uruguay's record of respect for this right. Read full article


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  • Tango2017

    Not a good look for Uruguay for protecting an alleged criminal. Corruption without limits is a social crime as well as an economic one.

    Nov 20th, 2018 - 01:42 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    “However, Peru is not obliged to grant a safe passage permitting García to be transferred from the residence of the Uruguayan ambassador in Lima to the River Plate country.”

    I wonder if he'll be stuck living in an embassy, like Assange.

    Nov 20th, 2018 - 09:51 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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