U.N. court says Colombia has sovereignty over Caribbean islets

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Posted: Nov 19, 2012 9:49 AM

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The International Court of Justice said on Monday that a cluster of disputed islets in the western Caribbean belonged to Colombia and not to Nicaragua.

In 2007, the court ruled in a long-running dispute between the two countries that three larger islands also belonged to Colombia.

(Reporting by Thomas Escritt; Editing by Alison Williams)