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The briefs dated April 5, 2004; April 12, 2005; April 24, 2006; September 15,
2006; and November 1, 2007, through which the State of Colombia (hereinafter “the
State” or “Colombia”) submitted information on the status of compliance with the
judgment on the merits and the judgment on reparations and costs issued in this
case. In its last brief, the State reported:
regarding monetary reparations:
a) with regard to the payment of interest accrued on arrears for Mrs. Ana
Vitelma Ortiz, the State reported that by Order of the Ministry of National
Defense, dated February 22, 2006, it “reliquidated and ordered the payment”
of the interest to the beneficiary in the amount of $2,517,202.19 Colombian
pesos, amount which was delivered through representatives;
b) regarding the transfer of half the amount for the reparations to be included
in the Term Certificate of Deposit in dollars of the United States of America
and its yield up through the date of its expiration, to the account that will be
opened in the name of minor Ingrid Carolina Caballero Martínez, the State
reported and submitted documentation on the consignments made to the
beneficiary in her savings account in Bancolombia. The State asserts that they
were made in the following way:
i. on February 17,2006, $58,890,000.00 Colombian pesos were
deposited;
ii. on February 23, 2006, $32,751.90 Colombian pesos were deposited
for returns on exchange rate differences; and
iii. on February 28, 2006, $120,457.00 Colombian pesos were
deposited for yields;
c) as to investment in a new Certificate of Deposit (hereinafter, “CD”) in
dollars of the United States of America in the amount corresponding to half
the reparations and yields included in the CD that expired on September 1,
2004, in the name of the representatives of Iván Andrés Caballero Parra, the
State reported that a one-year extension was authorized by the Trust of
account No. 673204010 of Bancafé Internacional. In addition, the State
submitted information on the CD’s terms, including the exchange rate for
renewing the CD and the yield, and noted that the “CD will remain in Bancafé
Internacional until maturation and until Iván Andrés Caballero becomes an
adult.”
regarding the investigation and punishment of those responsible for the
disappearance and presumed death of the victims:
d) that “there is right now an active investigation in the Human Rights Unit of
the State Prosecutor’s office”;
e) that “since 2005, the Ministry of Foreign Relations has been requesting
that the Attorney General of the Nation examine the possibility of filing an
appeal for review of the decisions of acquittal that have been issued” on the
facts of this case. In that regard, the State said that “there have been
meetings with the Attorney General of the Nation, the State Prosecutor, and

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