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    El Salvador Transnational Issues - 2006
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    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international:
      in 1992, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled on the delimitation of "bolsones" (disputed areas) along the El Salvador-Honduras boundary, but despite Organization of American States (OAS) intervention and a further ICJ ruling in 2003, full demarcation of the border remains stalled; the 1992 ICJ ruling advised a tripartite resolution to a maritime boundary in the Gulf of Fonseca advocating Honduran access to the Pacific; El Salvador continues to claim tiny Conejo Island, not identified in the ICJ decision, off Honduras in the Gulf of Fonseca

      Illicit drugs:
      transshipment point for cocaine; small amounts of marijuana produced for local consumption; domestic cocaine abuse on the rise


      NOTE: The information regarding El Salvador on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of El Salvador Transnational Issues 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about El Salvador Transnational Issues 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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