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Environment and Conservation:  Sea Turtles

Inter-American Convention done at Caracas December 1, 1996; signed by the United States December 13, 1996; with annexes; transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate May 22, 1998 (Treaty Doc. 105-48, 105th Congress, 2d Session); Reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations July 26, 2000 (Senate Executive Report No. 106-18, 106th Congress, 2d Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate September 20, 2000; Ratified by the President October 12, 2000; Ratification deposited February 21, 2001; entered into force May 2, 2001.

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The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future