MISCELLANY. Guam: from the Spanish colony to the non-self-governing territory

Author:
David Manzano Cosano

Abstract:
The main goal of this article is to understand the legal status of the island of Guam in the international system from a historical perspective. It analyses how is the international situation of the islands from 1668 (it was colonized by Spain) to the present day. Nowadays, Guam is a non-self-governing territory administered by the United States.

Index:
1. INTRODUCCIÓN.—2. LA COLONIZACIÓN HISPANA: EL FIN DE LA AUTONOMÍA POLÍTICA DE LOS CHAMORROS.—3. GUAM BAJO LA ADMINISTRACIÓN ESTADOUNIDENSE.— 3.1. El territorio no incorporado de Estados Unidos.—3.2. El germen del fin del régimen colonial: el Organic Act.—3.3. El problema del fin del territorio no autónomo.— 4. CONCLUSIONES

Keywords:
colonialism; Decolonization; Guam; history of international law; non-self-governing territory; unincorporated territory; United States;

Issue:
REDI Vol. 74 1 2022

Section:
Studies

Pages:
135-154

DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.17103/redi.74.1.2022.1b.03

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