Bolivia calls for competent intervention of the ICJ in maritime litigation with Chile

Bolivia requested that the International Court of Justice (ICJ) be declared competent to address its demand for a sovereign access to the sea in response to the objections raised by Chile, submitted this Friday in The Hague, announced the embassy of Bolivia in the Netherlands....

Prefecture of Manabi will submit its supporting documentation of La Manga del Cura in ten days

In ten days the legal and technical areas of the Prefecture of Manabi shall have ready a report of historical and legal terms in which this province is based to assert that the not defined area of La Manga del Cura belongs to them and not to the Guayas province. That report will...

Prefects of Guayas and Azuay hope to solve border problems until December

The Prefect of Guayas, Jimmy Jairala, met yesterday with the Prefect of Azuay, Paul Carrasco, and pledged to try to solve the border conflicts they face, until December. Jairala said that in case of not reaching a “happy ending,” the other law procedures to establish...

Prefects talk to solve border conflicts

Prefects have been talking to solve the border problems they face. Last Thursday, President Rafael Correa called on local authorities to solve their problems within the period provided by the law, until April 2015. “This cannot last longer”, he said. On Thursday, the...

Israel expropriated 400 hectares of land to the West Bank

The Government of Israel has confirmed the confiscation of 400 hectares of land in the West Bank, which now become part of the Israeli state. The 400 acres in the settlement bloc of Gush Etzion, near Bethlehem, were declared “state land”, on instructions from the...

Israel denies that Netanyahu has accepted creation of Palestinian state based on 1967 borders

The office of Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, has denied that he had agreed to create a Palestinian state based on the 1967 borders, thus refuting the statement made by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. “Such a thing has never happened,” said...

Performing a referendum is an option to resolve border problems in Guayas

At a meeting on August 25, the President of the National Electoral Council (CNE for its Spanish acronym), Domingo Paredes, and the Prefect of Guayas, Jimmy Jairala, met in Guayaquil and analyzed the possibility of performing a popular consultation as a mechanism to resolve the...

Chile announces arrest for those who enter disputed border area

The Chilean government announced today that it will detain Peruvians who enter the called “triangle land”, a frontier area disputed between the two countries. The announcement was after made ​​that activists of the Patriotic Tacna Civic Committee announced they will...
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