Review of human rights in Latin America by Patricia M Derian

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Published by Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, Editorial Division in Washington .

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  • Civil rights -- Latin America

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Statementby Patricia M. Derian
SeriesCurrent policy - Dept. of State ; no. 176
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State. Bureau of Public Affairs. Editorial Division
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Pagination5 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL14937785M

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