Tacna-Arica and the Washington Negotiations: Chile-Bolivian Relations

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G. T. Washburn & Company, printers, 1922 - Bolivia - 20 pages
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Page 15 - It has noted with the greatest pleasure and satisfaction, the lofty spirit of conciliation which has animated the two Governments, and that as a result of these direct exchanges of views the idea of arbitration of the pending difficulties is acceptable in principle to both. It has also taken note of the suggestion that representatives of the two Governments be named to meet in Washington with a view to finding the means of settling the difficulties which have divided the two countries. Desiring in...
Page 13 - The territory of the provinces of Tacna and Arica, bounded on the north by the River Sama from its source in the Cordilleras on the frontier of Bolivia to its mouth at the sea, on the south by the ravine and River Camarones, on the east by the Republic of Bolivia, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean, shall continue in the possession of Chile subject to Chilean laws and...
Page 13 - A special protocol, which shall be considered an integral part of the present treaty, will prescribe the manner in which the plebiscite is to be carried out, and the terms and time for the payment of the ten millions by the nation which remains the owner of the provinces of Tacna and Arica.
Page 15 - ... Governments be named to meet in Washington with a view to finding the means of settling the difficulties which have divided the two countries. Desiring in the interest of American peace and concord to assist in a manner agreeable to both Governments concerned in finding a way to end this long standing controversy, the President of the United States would be pleased to welcome in Washington the representatives which the...
Page 13 - Bolivia to its mouth at the sea, on the south by the ravine and River Camarones, on the east by the Republic of Bolivia, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean, shall continue in the possession of Chile subject to Chilean laws and authority during a period of ten years, to be reckoned from the date of the ratification of the present treaty of peace.
Page 14 - ... THE Government of the United States, through the courtesy of the Ambassadors of Peru and Chile in Washington, has been kept informed of the progress of their negotiations carried on directly by telegraph between the two Governments of Peru and Chile looking toward a settlement of the long standing controversy with respect to the unfulfilled provisions of the Treaty of Ancon.
Page 20 - Prime Minister Gandhi of the deep interest of the Government and the people of the United States in participating in international efforts, particularly those under the leadership of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, to assist India in its own massive efforts to raise the living standards of its people within the framework of a parliamentary democracy.
Page 13 - After the expiration of that term a plebiscite will decide by popular vote whether the territory of the above-mentioned provinces is to remain definitely under the dominion and sovereignty of Chile or is to continue to constitute a part of Peru.
Page 17 - For the purpose of cementing the political and commercial relations of both republics the High Contracting Parties agree to unite the port of Arica with La Paz by a railroad, the cost of which is to be paid by Chile, within one year from the date of the ratification of the present treaty. The ownership of the Bolivian section of this railroad will pass to Bolivia at the end of fifteen years counting from the date that it is completed.
Page 13 - ... definitely under the dominion and sovereignty of Chile or is to continue to constitute a part of Peru. That country of the two, to which the provinces of Tacna and Arica remain annexed shall pay to the other ten million pesos of Chilean silver or of Peruvian soles of equal weight and fineness.

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