ORDER OF THE
INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
OF FEBRUARY 27, 2012
CASE OF CABALLERO DELGADO AND SANTANA v. COLOMBIA
MONITORING COMPLIANCE WITH JUDGMENT

HAVING SEEN:
1.
The judgments on merits, and on reparations and costs (hereinafter “the judgments”)
delivered by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American
Court” or “the Court”) on December 8, 1995, and January 29, 1997, respectively.
2.
The orders on monitoring compliance with the judgments that the Court issued on
November 27, 2002, November 27, 2003, February 6, 2008, and November 17, 2009. In
the latter, the Court declared that:
It w[ould] keep open the proceedings on monitoring compliance with regard to the following
aspects that remain pending fulfillment:
a) The investigation and punishment of those responsible for the disappearance and
presumed death of the victims, in accordance with considering paragraphs 23 to 27 of
th[e] order, and
b) The finding of the mortal remains of the victims and their return to the next of kin, in
accordance with considering paragraphs 31 to 34 of th[e] order.

3.
The brief of March 31, 2010, and its attachments, in which the Republic of Colombia
(hereinafter “the State” or “Colombia”) submitted information on compliance with the
operative paragraphs of the judgments that remain pending. It attached to this brief a
document certifying the payment of the difference of US$500.00 (five hundred United
States dollars) to Iván Andrés Caballero Parra and Ingrid Carolina Caballero.
4.
The brief of May 13, 2010, and its attachments, in which the representatives of the
victims (hereinafter also “the representatives”) presented their observations on the
information provided by the State. In this brief, the representatives confirmed receipt of the
payment of the said sum of US$500.00 (five hundred United States dollars) (supra having
seen paragraph 3).
5.
The communication of the Secretariat of the Court (hereinafter also “the Secretariat”)
of March 18, 2011, in which, on the instructions of the President of the Court, it asked the
State to provide an updated report on the measures adopted to comply with the reparations
that remain pending. In addition, it reminded the Inter-American Commission on Human
Rights (hereinafter also “the Inter-American Commission” or “the Commission”) that the
time frame for the presentation of its observations on the State’s report and on the
information forwarded by the representatives had expired on May 18, 2010, without these
observations having been received by the Court’s Secretariat.

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