Inter-American Court of Human Rights Case of the “Street Children” (Villagrán-Morales et al.) v. Guatemala Judgment of May 26, 2001 (Reparations and Costs) In the “Street Children” case (Villagrán Morales et al. vs. Guatemala), the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Court” or “the InterAmerican Court”) composed of the following judges*: Antônio A. Cançado Trindade, President Hernán Salgado Pesantes, Judge Oliver Jackman, Judge Alirio Abreu Burelli, Judge Sergio García Ramírez, Judge Carlos Vicente de Roux Rengifo, Judge also present: Manuel E. Ventura Robles, Secretary and Renzo Pomi, Deputy Secretary in accordance with Articles 29, 55 and 56 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court (hereinafter “the Rules of Procedure”), in relation to Article 63(1) of the American Convention on Human Rights (hereinafter “the Convention” or “the American Convention”) and in compliance with the judgment of November 19, 1999, delivers this judgment on reparations. I COMPETENCE 1. As established in Articles 62 and 63(1) of the Convention, the Court has competence to decide on reparations and expenses in the instant case, because on May 25, 1978, the Republic of Guatemala (hereinafter “Guatemala” or “the State”) * Judge Máximo Pacheco Gómez informed the Court that, owing to circumstances beyond his control, he was unable to attend the Fifty-first Regular Session of the Court; therefore, he did not take part in the deliberation and signature of this judgment.