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Tag: Territorial Asylum

  • Monday, November 19th 2018 - 18:17 UTC

    Asylum to Alan García: Why Uruguay?

    García is being investigated in the framework of the Odebrecht case for allegedly accepting bribes

    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.