Tag Archive: Israel M. Reyna

Veterans Peace Convoy v. Shultz – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1989-1990

In September 1988 the CCR won a signifi­cant victory for the Nicaraguan humanitarian aid campaign. The Federal District Court for the Southern District of Texas did away with licensing requirements for hu­manitarian aid under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA), issuing a declaratory judgment…
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Veterans Peace Convoy v. Shultz – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1988-1989

On June 15, 1988, in Laredo, Texas, U.S. Customs prevented the Veterans for Peace Convoy from crossing the border to Mexico, en route to Nicaragua, and seized four of its 37 donated buses and pick-up trucks carrying humanitarian aid. The…
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