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South American Continent

Of this form, he was definite accurately, in accordance with the orientation, of the Baron of the Rio Branco, the question submitted to the arbitrator, that is, the indication of ‘ ‘ felt preciso’ ‘ of article VIII of the Treated one to Utrecht. The sentence would be obligator and without appeal. also, the too much articles of this agreement of survey, with articles III and IV were the stated periods for the delivery of the memories justifications. still, article VIII granted one year to the Swiss Government to pronounce itself regarding the litigious question in the Amap. They were thus in game the destinations of 260 a thousand kilometers squared of the South American Continent.

When the question already was in studies in Bern, the French Government wanted, in its first memory, to extend them to be able of the arbitrator, allowing to appeal it to a transaction. Rio Branco protested against this attempt of breaking of the Commitment of 1897; to the Government Swiss it only competed declaring which, in its to understand, in its certainty, based on history and geography, was the true River Oiapoque or Vicente Pizn of the Treated one to Utrecht. Exclua thus all and any intermediate solution. Rank that, the prevalent objective around the text of this article, were to be carrying through a divulged rescue regarding already, but contradictorily, little known participation of the Baron of the Rio Branco in the construction and consolidation of our territory. That such which we know, it today, only comes if to define of more concrete form, until the first half of century XX. But also, at the same time, we did not have here the concern of enaltecer of disproportionate form any participant person of this process of consolidation of our territory. Therefore, in this exactly process, at many difficult moments and also in softest, the extreme attachment to the cult of the personalities, only came to atravancar the solution of the disputes.