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Castro, (Maria de) Lourdes

Ruth Rosengarten.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art. 236 words.

(Bettencourt)

(b Funchal, Madeira, Dec 9, 1930).

Portuguese painter, wife of René Bertholo. After a few months in Munich (1957), the couple settled in Paris (1958),...

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Costa Pinheiro

Ruth Rosengarten.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art. 184 words.

(António Agostinho)

(b Moura, Jan 8, 1932).

Portuguese painter and printmaker. In 1957 the artist emigrated to Munich where he studied at the Akademie der Bildenden...

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Depestre, René

Richard Watts.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 611 words.

René Depestre was born in Jacmel, Haiti. Following the death of his father, he was raised in dire economic circumstances by his maternal grandmother. He later spent the last years of...

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Cuba

Pedro Pérez-Sarduy and Jean Stubbs.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 5917 words.

Many people associate Cuba with the resorts and casinos that made it a favorite stopping place for American tourists in the 1940s and 1950s, and with the singular figure of Fidel Castro,...

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16 Amnesties

Claudia Martin.

in International Law in Domestic Courts

November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 42 pages. 27314 words.

This chapter focuses on amnesty laws in Latin America and the principles of accountability developed by the Inter-American Commission and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. It first...

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Guadeloupe

Nick Nesbitt.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2547 words.

Located at the northern end of the Windward Islands chain in the Caribbean Sea, Guadeloupe is a group of nine inhabited islands. Colonized by the French in 1635, it produced sugarcane...

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Unity, Diversity and the Fragmentation of International Law: How Much Does the Multiplication of International Organizations Really Matter?

Mario Prost and Paul Kingsley Clark.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

July 2006; p ublished online June 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 15874 words.

Abstract

It seems to be presumed by many that the simple multiplication of international organizations (IOs) weakens the unity and integrity of international...

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Art in Latin America and the Caribbean

Aaron Myers.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 3041 words.

Because art is such a broad topic and Latin America and the Caribbean is such a diverse region, this article will focus on the media of painting and sculpture. With a few exceptions in...

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Theater in the Caribbean

Marian Aguiar.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2671 words.

Contemporary theater in the Caribbean has been shaped by the different cultures—Native American, European, African, East Indian, Madeiran, and Chinese—that have brought forms of...

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Scientific Fact-finding by International Courts and Tribunals

Makane Moïse Mbengue.

in Journal of International Dispute Settlement

November 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Arbitration; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Public International Law; Settlement of Disputes. 9033 words.

The present contribution focuses on the specific question of what may be called scientific fact-finding before international courts and tribunals. At the outset, one may query if there is...

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