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submitted by the State as well as that cited by the representatives in relation to the
implementation of these measures.
5.
The brief of September 3, 2010 whereby the Inter-American Commission
requested an extension of the present provisional measures in favor of 11 family
members and seven representatives of the beneficiaries.
6.
The notes of the Secretariat of the Court (hereinafter “the Secretariat”) of
September 7, 22, 28, and 30, 2010 whereby, pursuant to instructions from the
President of the Court (hereinafter “the President”), the State was asked to provide its
observations on the Commission’s request to extend provisional measures as well as on
the representatives’ information regarding alleged “acts of harassment” against them.
7.
The briefs of September 24 and October 5, 2010 and attachments whereby the
State submitted its comments on the Inter-American Commission’s request to extend
the present provisional measures, as well as on alleged “acts of harassment” cited by
the representatives.
8.
The Secretariat’s note of October 12, 2010 whereby, pursuant to instructions
from the President, the Commission was asked to provide additional information in
relation to the request to extend these measures.
9.
The communications of October 27 and November 1, 2010 whereby the InterAmerican Commission submitted the additional information requested by the President
regarding the request to extend provisional measures. In these communications, the
Commission increased the number of persons for whom the extension was sought to 24
family members and seven representatives of the beneficiaries.
10.
The Secretariat’s note of October 29 and November 2, 2010 whereby, pursuant
to instructions from the President, the State was asked to submit its observations on
the additional information furnished by the Commission and, in particular, on the
motion to increase the total number of beneficiaries in the request to extend provisional
measures in favor of new family members.
11.
The State’s brief of November 11, 2010 whereby it submitted its observations on
the Commission’s additional information and on the motion to increase the total
number of beneficiaries in the request to extend provisional measures in favor of new
family members (supra Having Seen 9).

CONSIDERING:
1.
Mexico has been a State Party to the American Convention since March 24,
1981, and, pursuant to Article 62 of the Convention, recognized the contentious
jurisdiction of the Court on December 16, 1998.
2.
Article 63(2) of the American Convention states that “[i]n cases of extreme
gravity and urgency, and when necessary to avoid irreparable damage to persons, the
Court shall adopt such provisional measures as it deems pertinent in matters it has
under consideration. With respect to a case not yet submitted to the Court, it may act
at the request of the Commission.”

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