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TABLE OF CONTENTS
I INTRODUCTION OF THE CASE AND PURPOSE OF THE DISPUTE ..................................... 4
II PROCEEDINGS BEFORE THE COURT .............................................................................. 5
III JURISDICTION ............................................................................................................ 7
IV PRELIMINARY OBJECTIONS ......................................................................................... 7
A. Objection regarding the alleged failure to exhaust domestic remedies ...............................8
A.1 Arguments of the State and observations of the Commission and the representatives ...... 8
A.2 Considerations of the Court ....................................................................................... 9
B. Objection regarding the Court’s alleged lack of jurisdiction ratione materiae and the
direct justiciability of Article 26 of the Convention ............................................................... 10
B.1 Arguments of the State and observations of the Commission and the representatives .... 10
B.2 Considerations of the Court ..................................................................................... 11
V EVIDENCE ................................................................................................................... 13
A. Admission of the documentary evidence ...................................................................... 13
B. Admission of the testimonial and expert evidence ........................................................ 13
VI FACTS ........................................................................................................................ 14
C. Background ............................................................................................................. 14
D. First amparo proceeding ........................................................................................... 16
E. Privatization of the State-owned Empresa Minera Especial Tintaya S.A. .......................... 17
F. Second amparo proceeding ....................................................................................... 18
G. Contentious-administrative proceeding ....................................................................... 19
H. Proceeding for the execution of the amparo judgment of February 2, 1993 ..................... 21
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Legislation related to pensions and privatizations from 2002.......................................... 26
VII MERITS .................................................................................................................... 27
VII RIGHTS TO JUDICIAL GUARANTEES, JUDICIAL PROTECTION, SOCIAL
SECURITY, PERSONAL INTEGRITY, DIGNITY, PROPERTY, AND OBLIGATION TO
ADOPT DOMESTIC LEGAL EFFECTS, IN RELATION TO THE OBLIGATIONS TO
RESPECT AND GUARANTEE RIGHTS (ARTICLES 8(1), 25(1), 25.2.C), 26, 5, 11(1),
21, 1(1) AND 2 OF THE AMERICAN CONVENTION) ......................................................... 28
A. Right to effective judicial protection in the execution of judgments and privatization
of companies ................................................................................................................. 29
A.1 Arguments of the parties and of the Commission ....................................................... 29
A.2 Considerations of the Court ..................................................................................... 32
A.3 Conclusion ............................................................................................................ 39
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Reasonable time. .................................................................................................... 38
B.1 Arguments of the parties and of the Commission ....................................................... 39
B.2 Considerations of the Court ..................................................................................... 41

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Right to social security .............................................................................................. 44
C.1 Arguments of the parties and of the Commission ....................................................... 44
C.2 Considerations of the Court ..................................................................................... 44
C.3 Conclusion ............................................................................................................ 56

D.

Right to property ...................................................................................................... 56
D.1 Arguments of the parties and of the Commission ....................................................... 56
D.2 Considerations of the Court ..................................................................................... 57

E.

Conclusion............................................................................................................... 58

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