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Montevideo, March 23rd 2023 - 05:04 UTC

Tag: Human Rights Inter American Court (CIDH)

  • Tuesday, December 28th 2021 - 09:35 UTC

    Paraguayan Gov't honors IACHR ruling favoring indigenous peoples

    “Today the State is paying off a historical debt,” Olmedo underscored. Photo: EFE

    Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benítez's Government Monday gave real-estate ownership (occupation) certificates to indigenous peoples plus a monetary compensation in accordance with rulings from the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.

  • Thursday, August 23rd 2018 - 09:12 UTC

    The democratic challenge to dictatorships and xenophobia in Latin America

    The panel discussed the democratic clauses of the different institutional bodies in the continent against the erosion of the rule of law

    During the conference entitled “The democratic challenge to the autocracies of the 21st century in Latin America,” organized by the Center for the Opening and Development of Latin America (CADAL) on Tuesday at the Senate of Uruguay, the Government of Venezuela was described as a “dictatorship” and it was exhorted that the democratic governments of the region, especially the Uruguayan government, not be indifferent or “accomplices” against today’s Latin America’s autocratic governments.

  • Monday, August 6th 2012 - 08:20 UTC

    Venezuela will abandon the Inter American justice system because it is “awful and rotten”

    Chavez says the court is out of touch with “the new emerging world”

    Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez reiterated that organisms such as the “awful, rotten and degenerate” Human Rights Inter American Court (CIDH) and the Inter American Court should disappear since they are “not worthy of the new world” ratifying his country will pull out from the two.