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ON THE LINE Bogota Pact Fracturedi
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VOA News
December 07, 2012 1:49 PM
BOGOTA PACT FRACTURED Colombia has quit a treaty that, since 1948, has governed territorial disputes in Latin America. Under “the Bogota Pact”, the International Court of Justice in the Hague rules on border and boundary disagreements between Latin American countries. Colombia left the treaty last month after the court gave a broad stretch of disputed waters to Nicaragua. What will be the fallout of these disputes? GUEST Michael Shifter: President, Inter-American Dialogue; Adjunct Professor- Latin American Politics, Georgetown University.

ON THE LINE Bogota Pact Fractured

VOA News

Published December 07, 2012

BOGOTA PACT FRACTURED Colombia has quit a treaty that, since 1948, has governed territorial disputes in Latin America. Under “the Bogota Pact”, the International Court of Justice in the Hague rules on border and boundary disagreements between Latin American countries. Colombia left the treaty last month after the court gave a broad stretch of disputed waters to Nicaragua. What will be the fallout of these disputes? GUEST Michael Shifter: President, Inter-American Dialogue; Adjunct Professor- Latin American Politics, Georgetown University.