ORDER OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS OF JANUARY 20, 2012 PROVISIONAL MEASURES REGARDING THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC MATTER OF JUAN ALMONTE HERRERA ET AL. HAVING SEEN: 1. The Order issued by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter, the "Inter-American Court", "the Court” or the “Tribunal”) on May 25, 2010. 2. The briefs of the Dominican Republic (hereinafter, the “State”) of September 10 and 18 and December 7, 2010; March 17, April 13 and 25, May 23, August 27 and November 24, 2011, by means of which it presented information related to the implementation of the provisional measures ordered by the Court. 3. The briefs of the representatives of the beneficiaries of the provisional measures (hereinafter, the “representatives”) of November 26, 2010, April 12 and 20, 2011, by means of which they forwarded their observations to the implementation of said provisional measures. 4. The briefs of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (hereinafter, the “Inter-American Commission” or the “Commission”) of October 26, 2010; February 18, June 2 and July 20, 2011, by means of which it forwarded its observations to the implementation of said provisional measures. Moreover, the communication of January 20, 2012, by means of which the Commission informed that "it had not received an individual petition related to [the] matter in question". CONSIDERING THAT: 1. The Dominican Republic has been a State Party to the American Convention since April 19, 1978 and, in accordance with Article 62 thereof, has accepted the binding jurisdiction of the Court on March 25, 1999.