Order of the
Inter-American Court of Human Rights
of July 10, 2007
Case of Suárez Rosero v. Ecuador
(Monitoring Compliance with Judgment)
The Judgment on merits issued by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
(hereinafter “the Court” or “the Inter-American Court” or “the Tribunal”) on November
12, 1997, in which it:
Decide[d] that Ecuador must order an investigation to determine the persons
responsible for the human rights violations referred to in this judgment and, where possible,
Decide[d] that Ecuador is obliged to pay a fair indemnity to the victim and his
relatives and to compensate them for any expenses incurred in their representations relating
to this proceeding.
Order[ed] the initiation of the Reparations Stage, for which purpose it authorize[d]
the President to adopt in due course such measures as may be necessary.
The Judgment of reparations issued by the Court on January 20, 1999, in which
Order[ed] the State of Ecuador not to collect the fine levied on Mr. Rafael Iván
Suárez Rosero and to remove his name from the Register of Criminal Records, as well as
from the Register maintained by the National Council on Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic
Substances, as to the facts concerned in the present proceeding, in accordance with the
terms of paragraph 76 of [the] judgment.
Order[ed] the State of Ecuador to pay, in the manner and under the conditions set
forth in paragraphs 101 to 112 of [the] judgment, a total amount of US$ 86,621.77 (eightysix thousand, six hundred twenty-one dollars of the United States of America and seventyseven cents) or its equivalent in Ecuadorian currency, distributed in the following manner:
US$ 53,104.77 (fifty-three thousand, one hundred four dollars of the United
States of America and seventy-seven cents) or the equivalent in Ecuadorian
currency to Mr. Rafael Iván Suárez Rosero;
US$ 23,517.00 (twenty-three thousand, five hundred seventeen dollars of
the United States of America) or the equivalent in Ecuadorian currency to Mrs.
Margarita Ramadán Burbano; and
US$ 10,000.00 (ten thousand dollars of the United States of America) or
the equivalent in Ecuadorian currency to the minor Micaela Suárez Ramadán.