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1981, at 4:00 p.m. It later submitted photocopies of the immigration cards in the handwriting of
the travelers.
4.

According to the record the Commission forwarded to the Court:
a)
the Government of Honduras, by document of January 24, 1982, and its
Ambassador in Costa Rica, in a paid advertisement in the Costa Rican newspaper
"La Nación," announced that Francisco Fairén Garbi and Yolanda Solís Corrales
had "at no time entered the territory of the Republic of Honduras." On February
19, 1982, citing the investigations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of her country,
the Honduran Ambassador to Costa Rica made the same statement to the
petitioner;
b)
on February 11, 1982, the Secretary General of Immigration of Honduras
certified that Yolanda Solís Corrales, proceeding from Nicaragua in a "private
vehicle," did enter Honduran territory at Las Manos border post on December 12,
1981; that "there is no record of Francisco Fairén having entered our country; nor
is there any record of the departure of either of the Costa Ricans;"
c)
on March 10, 1982, the Minister of Foreign Relations of Honduras informed
his Costa Rican counterpart that Francisco Fairén Garbi and Yolanda Solís Corrales
had entered Honduran territory from Nicaragua, at Las Manos on December 11,
1981, and left for Guatemala at El Florido the following day.
The same
information had been given to the Commission on March 8, 1982;
d)
on January 14, 1982, the Guatemalan Consul in San José, Costa Rica,
certified that Francisco Fairén Garbi and Yolanda Solís Corrales did not enter of
leave Guatemala between December 8 and 12, 1981. On February 3, at the
request of the petitioner, the Office of Immigration certified that Yolanda Solís
Corrales "entered the country on December 12, 1981, at the border post of El
Florido, Camotán, Chiquimula, under passport No. P-1-419-121-78;" that
Francisco Fairén Garbi "entered the country from Honduras, on December 12,
1981, at the border post of El Florido, Camotán, Chiquimula, under passport No.
P-9-048-377-81;" that Yolanda Solís Corrales "left the country on December 14,
1981, through the Valle Nuevo border post towards El Salvador;" and that
Francisco Fairén Garbi "left the country on December 14, 1981 through the Valle
Nuevo border post towards El Salvador;"
e)
the Department of Motor Vehicles of Costa Rica certified that no driver's
license had been issued to Yolanda Solís Corrales;
e)
on December 28, 1981, the body of a man was found at the place called
La Montañita, near Tegucigalpa;
g)
on June 9, 1982, the Government confirmed to the Commission that
Francisco Fairén Garbi and Yolanda Solís Corrales left Honduran territory for
Guatemala on December 12, 1981, and left Guatemala for El Salvador on
December 14, 1981, which was certified by Guatemalan officials.

5.
By Resolution 16/84 of October 4, 1984, the Commission declared "that the acts
denounced constitute serious violations of the right to life (Art. 4) and the right to personal liberty
(Art. 7) of the American Convention" and that the Government "is responsible for the
disappearance of Francisco Fairén Garbi and Yolanda Solís Corrales."

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