ORDER OF THE INTER-AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS* OF JULY 4, 2006 THE CASE OF EL AMPARO COMPLIANCE WITH JUDGMENT HAVING SEEN: 1. The judgment on merits delivered in El Amparo v. Venezuela by the InterAmerican Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Court” or “the Inter-American Court”) of January 18, 1995. 2. The judgment on reparations delivered by the Court in this case on September 14, 1996. 3. The Order of the Court of November 28, 2002, on compliance with judgment in this case, in which it considered that the State of Venezuela (hereinafter “the State”) “ha[d] paid the compensation due,” but that “the interest owed because of the delay in paying the reparations was pending payment,” and decided, inter alia: […] 2. That the State shall pay the next of kin of the victims and surviving victims the interest owed because of the delay in paying the reparations, which amounts to US$28,751.44 (twenty-eight thousand seven hundred and fifty-one United States dollars and forty-four cents). 3. That the State shall submit to the Court by March 30, 2003, at the latest, a detailed report on the measures taken to comply with the ruling of the Court in [the] [...] Order. […] 4. The notes of the Secretariat of the Inter-American Court (hereinafter “the Secretariat”) of October 7 and December 19, 2003, in which it requested the State to send, as soon as possible, the report that it should have submitted by March 30, 2003 (supra note 3). It also requested the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (hereinafter “the Inter-American Commission” or “the Commission”) and the representatives of the victims and their next of kin (hereinafter “the representatives”) to submit any information they possessed and deemed pertinent by February 23, 2004, at the latest. 5. The brief of the representatives of February 23, 2004, in which they stated that the State had “failed to comply with its obligation to investigate the facts and to * Judge Oliver Jackman informed the Court that, for reasons beyond his control, he would be unable to attend the deliberation of this Order.