Order of the
Inter-American Court of Human Rights
of July 8, 2009
Case of the 19 Tradesmen v. Colombia
Monitoring Compliance with Judgment
and
Provisional Measures

Having seen:
A)

Monitoring Compliance with Judgment

1.
The Judgment on the merits, reparations and costs (hereinafter, the
"Judgment") delivered by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (hereinafter,
the "Court", "the Inter-American Court” or the “Tribunal”) on July 5, 2004.
2.
The Order of monitoring compliance with the Judgment delivered by the
Tribunal on February 2, 2006, by which it was:
DECLARE[D]:
1.
That pursuant to that stated in the ninth Whereas clause of the [...] Ruling, the State
has complied with:
a)
locating the next of kin of the victim Alberto Gómez, thus what remains is that
it deliver to them the corresponding reparations (paragraph 233 of the Judgment); and
b)
organizing a public act to acknowledge its international responsibility for the
facts of this case and to make amends to the memory of the 19 tradesmen” (eighth
operative paragraph and paragraph 274 of the Judgment)
2.
That it will maintain open the procedure of supervision of compliance of the pending
matters in the present case […].

3.
The Order of monitoring compliance with the Judgment delivered by the
Tribunal on July 10, 2007, in which it was:
DECLARE[D]:
1.
That, pursuant to the ninth considering paragraph of […] Order, the State has paid 90%
of the amounts established in the judgment as reparations for the loss of earnings of each of the
19 victims, expenses incurred by the next of kin of eleven victims, and compensation for nonpecuniary damages (twelfth to fifteenth operative paragraphs of the judgment and paragraphs
230, 231, 233, 234, 235, 240, 241, 242, 243, 248, 249, 250, 251 and 252 of the judgment);
hence payment of the remaining 10% of the compensation remains pending, as ordered.

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