Inter-American Court of Human Rights Case of Blake v. Guatemala Judgment of October 1, 1999 (Interpretation of the Judgment of Reparations and Costs) In the Blake case, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter “the Court” or “the InterAmerican Court”), composed of the following judges: Antônio A. Cançado Trindade, President Máximo Pacheco-Gómez, Vice-President Hernán Salgado-Pesantes, Judge Oliver Jackman, Judge Alirio Abreu-Burelli, Judge Sergio García-Ramírez, Judge Carlos Vicente de Roux-Rengifo, Judge and Alfonso Novales-Aguirre, Judge ad hoc; also present, Manuel E. Ventura-Robles, Secretary and Renzo Pomi, Deputy Secretary in accordance with Article 67 of the American Convention on Human Rights (hereinafter “the Convention” or “the Inter-American Convention”) and Articles 29.2 and 58 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court (hereinafter “the Rules of Procedure”) decides on the request for interpretation of the judgment pronounced by the Court on January 22, 1999, in the Blake case (hereinafter “the judgment on reparations”), presented by the State of Guatemala (hereinafter “the State” or “Guatemala”) on April 21, 1999. I COMPETENCE AND COMPOSITION OF THE COURT 1. In accordance with Article 67 of the Convention, the Court is competent to interpret its judgments and, when considering the request for interpretation, it shall be composed, whenever possible, of the same judges who delivered the respective judgment (Article 58.3 of the Rules of Procedure). On this occasion, the Court is composed of the judges who delivered the judgment on reparations, the interpretation of which has been requested by Guatemala.

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