Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Case of Raxcacó-Reyes v. Guatemala

Judgment of February 6, 2006
(Interpretation of the Judgment of Merits, Reparations and Costs)

In the case of Raxcacó-Reyes,
the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Court” or
“the Court”), composed of the following judges:**
Sergio García-Ramírez, President;
Alirio Abreu-Burelli, Vice President;
Oliver Jackman, Judge;
Antônio A. Cançado Trindade, Judge;
Cecilia Medina-Quiroga, Judge, and
Manuel E. Ventura-Robles, Judge,
also present,
Pablo Saavedra-Alessandri, Secretary, and
Emilia Segares-Rodríguez, Deputy Secretary;
pursuant to Article 67 of the American Convention on Human Rights (hereinafter “the
Convention” or “the American Convention”) and Article 59 of its Rules of Procedure
(hereinafter “the Rules of Procedure”), resolves on the request for interpretation of
the Judgment on the Merits, Reparations and Legal Costs delivered by the Court on
September 15, 2005 in the case of Raxcacó-Reyes (hereinafter “the request for
interpretation”), filed by the State of Guatemala (hereinafter “the State” or
“Guatemala”) on November 30, 2005.

On September 15, 2005, the Court rendered the Judgment on the Merits,
Reparations and Costs in the instant case (hereinafter “the Judgment on the Merits”),
by which, in its pertinent parts, it:
Unanimously, that:


Judge Diego García-Sayán informed the Court that, for reasons beyond his control, he would be
unable to be present at the deliberations and sign this judgment.

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