The Latin American-United States Fishing Rights Controversy: Dilemma for United States Foreign Policy (1969-1971) Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title The Latin American-United States Fishing Rights Controversy: Dilemma for United States Foreign Policy (1969-1971)

Creator

  • Author: Hagen, Virginia M.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Analyst in Latin American Affairs, Foreign Affairs Division

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 1971-04-15

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report discusses the controversy over fishing rights between the United States and three South American nations (Chile, Peru, and Ecuador) which culminated in the seizure of U.S. tuna fishing vessels by Peru and Ecuador in waters the U.S. considered outside their territorial jurisdiction. The main events of the controversy, diplomatic actions taken by the nations involved, and policy options are discussed.
  • Physical Description: 59 p.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign policy
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Fishery law and legislation
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Tuna fisheries
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Territorial waters

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States
  • Place Name: Peru
  • Place Name: Ecuador
  • Place Name: Chile

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: 71-117 F
  • Accession or Local Control No: 71-117F_1971april15
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc992685