2 12. The State must adopt, within a reasonable period of time, the measures necessary so that the conditions of the prisons adjust to the international rules of human rights. 13. The State must pay the reimbursement of expenses within the one-year term as of the notification of this judgment, in the terms of paragraphs 131 through 137 of [the] Judgment. 14. The obligations of the State within the framework of the provisional measures ordered are replaced by those ordered in [the] Judgment, once the State ensures compliance of Operative Paragraphs 7, 8, and 9 of the […] Judgment. […] 2. The Order of the Court of September 22, 2006, whereby it: DECLARE[D]: 1. That, in accordance with Considering clause number eight of […] Order, the State has complied with the provisions of Operative Paragraph thirteen of the Judgment on the merits and reparations delivered by the Court on June 20, 2005, as it effectively made reimbursement of costs and expenses to the Instituto de Estudios Comparados en Ciencias Penales (Institute of Comparative Studies of Criminal Sciences) under the provisions of paragraphs 131 to 137 of said Judgment. 2. That it will keep open the proceedings for monitoring compliance with the aspects pending fulfillment, namely the obligations to: a) Effectively conduct, within a reasonable time, a new trial against Fermín Ramírez, satisfying the demands of the due process of law, with all the guarantees of hearings and defense for the accused (Operative Paragraph number seven); b) Refrain from applying the part of Article 132 of the Criminal Code of Guatemala that refers to the dangerousness of the agent and adapt it to the Convention within a reasonable time (Operative Paragraph Eight); c) Refrain from executing Fermín Ramírez, whichever the outcome of the trial referred to in Operative Paragraph seven (Operative Paragraph Nine); d) Adopt the legislative and administrative measures necessary to establish a procedure that guarantees that every person sentenced to death has the right to request a pardon or commutation of the sentence (Operative Paragraph Ten); e) Provide Fermín Ramírez with an adequate treatment (Operative Paragraph Eleven); f) Adopt, within a reasonable time limit, the necessary measures to ensure that prison conditions conform to international standards on human rights (Operative Paragraph twelve); AND DECIDE[D]: 1. To require the State to take the necessary measures to fully and immediately comply with the Operative Paragraphs pending fulfillment of the Judgment on the merits and reparations delivered by the Court on June 20, 2005 and […] Order, according to the provisions of Article 68(1) of the American Convention on Human Rights. […] 3. The briefs submitted on January 19, July 18, August 2 and November 7, 2007, by which the Republic of Guatemala (hereinafter, the “State” or "Guatemala”) informed on the progress made regarding the compliance with the Judgment delivered in the instant case. 4. The briefs submitted by the representatives of Mr. Fermín Ramírez on August 23, 2007 and January 11, 2008, by which they made observations to the already mentioned State's reports. 5. The briefs submitted by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (hereinafter, the “Commission” or the “Inter-American Commission”) on September 19 and December 21, 2007, by which the Commission made observations to the already mentioned State’s reports.

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