PLEASED AT PRESENTATION OF TITLE DEED
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights is pleased at the
delivery to the Sambo Creek Garífuna Community, by the Government of
Honduras, of a final title deed in fee simple for a portion of its
The Government of Honduras acquired the property claimed by the
Sambo Creek Garífuna Community through the National Agrarian Institute (Instituto
Nacional Agrario, or INA) and then transferred it to the community.
The IACHR recognizes the action taken by the Government of Honduras
to settle the claim presented to it by the Organización Negra
Fraternal Hondureña, or OFRANEH (Honduran Black Fraternal
Organization), on behalf of the Sambo Creek Garífuna Community.
Washington, D.C., August 14, 2003