IACHR

IACHR in loco Visits

The following are the on-site visits conducted by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights since October 1961. In January 2001, it was determined that an in loco visit is defined as one with the participation of at least two Commissioners. Therefore, this list does not include working visits conducted after January 2001 by a Commissioner in his/her capacity of Country or Thematic Rapporteur.

  • Visit No. 93 – Dominican Republic, December 2-6, 2013, on site visit
  • Visit No. 92 – Colombia, December 3-7, 2012, on site visit
  • Visit No. 91 –  Honduras, August 17-21, 2009, on-site visit 
  • Visit No. 90 – Jamaica, December 1-5, 2008, on-site visit
  • Visit No. 89 – Bolivia, December 12-17, 2006, on-site visit
  • Visit No. 88 – Honduras, December 1-4, 2004, Visit to observe the situation of children and adolescents linked of the groups known as “maras” or “gangs”; and to monitor the living conditions of persons deprived of liberty
  • Visit No. 87 – El Salvador and Guatemala,  November 15-20, 2004, visit to observe the situation of children and adolescents linked of the groups known as “maras” or “gangs”; and to monitor the living conditions of persons deprived of liberty
  • Visit No. 86 – Haiti,  September 1-3, 2004, fourteenth on-site visit
  • Visit No. 85 – Colombia, July 11-1, 2004, fifth on-site visit
  • Visit No. 84 – Haiti, August 18-22, 2003, thirteenth on-site visit
  • Visit No. 83 – Guatemala, March 24-29, 2003, eleventh on-site visit
  • Visit No. 82 – Haiti, May 28-31, 2002, twelfth on-site visit
  • Visit No. 81 – Venezuela, May 6-10, 2002, on-site visit
  • Visit No. 80 – Colombia,  December 7-13, 2001, fourth on-site visit
  • Visit No. 79 – Panama, June 6-8, 2001, fourth on-site visit
  • Visit No. 78 – Haiti, August 21-25, 2000, eleventh on-site visit 
  • Visit No. 77 – Paraguay, July 28-30, 1999, second on-site visit 
  • Visit No. 76 – United States, July 7-9, 1999, on-site visit to El Paso, Texas
  • Visit No. 75 – Peru, November 9-13, 1998, sixth on-site visit
  • Visit No. 74 – Guatemala, 6-11 August 1998, tenth on-site visit
  • Visit No. 73 – United States,  July 7-9, 1998, on-site visit to Los Angeles and San Diego, California, to study the situation of migrant workers and their families
  • Visit No. 72 – Colombia, December 1-8, 1997, third on-site visit 
  • Visit No. 71 – Canada, October 20-22, 1997, on-site visit to verify the situation of refugees
  • Visit No. 70 – Dominican Republic, June 16-20, 1997, fifth on-site visit 
  • Visit No. 69 – Bolivia, April 28 - May 2 1997, on-site visit 
  • Visit No. 68 – United States, December 9-10, 1996, on-site visit to Marksville and Amite, Louisiana to verify prison conditions of the "Mariel Cubans"
  • Visit No. 67 – Mexico, July 15-24, 1996, on-site visit
  • Visit No. 66 – Venezuela, May 12-18, 1996, on-site visit to verify prison conditions
  • Visit No. 65 – United States,  April 26, 1996, on-site visit to Allenwood, Pennsylvania, to verify prison conditions of the "Mariel Cubans"
  • Visit No. 64 – Brazil,  December 4-8, 1995, first on-site visit
  • Visit No. 63 – Guatemala, July 5-10, 1995, ninth on-site visit
  • Visit No. 62 – United States, May 30, 1995, on-site visit to Leavenworth Penitentiary, Kansas
  • Visit No. 61 – United States, May 3-5,  1995, on-site visit to the Lompoc Federal Penitentiary, to verify the detention conditions of the "Mariel Cubans"
  • Visit No. 60 – Haiti, March 20-23, 1995, tenth on-site visit
  • Visit No. 59 – Jamaica, December 7, 1994, first on-site visit 
  • Visit No. 58 – Guatemala, December 1-5, 1994, eighth on-site visit
  • Visit No. 57 – Ecuador, November 7-11, 1994, first on-site visit
  • Visit No. 56 – Haiti, October 24-27, 1994, ninth on-site visit
  • Visit No. 55 – Bahamas, May 22-27, 94, first on-site visit
  • Visit No. 54 – Haiti, May 16-20, 94, eighth on-site visit
  • Visit No. 53 – Guatemala, March 9-10, 1994, seventh on-site visit to Guatemala; verification of the situation of the "Communities of People in Resistance" (CPR)
  • Visit No. 52 – Guatemala, September 6-10, 1993, sixth on-site visit
  • Visit No. 51 – Haiti, August 23-27, 1993, seventh on-site visit
  • Visit No. 50 – Peru, May 17-21, 1993, fifth on-site visit
  • Visit No. 49 – Guatemala, November 2-6, 1992, fifth on-site visit
  • Visit No. 48 – Peru, May 11-12, 1992, fourth on-site visit
  • Visit No. 47 – Colombia, May 4-8, 1992, second on-site visit
  • Visit No. 46 – Nicaragua, April 27-30, 1992, fifth on-site visit
  • Visit No. 45 – Peru, April 19-21, 1992, third on-site visit
  • Visit No. 44 – Haiti,  December 4-6, 1991, sixth on-site visit
  • Visit No. 43 – Peru, October 28 – November 1, 1991, second on-site visit  
  • Visit No. 42 – Dominican Republic, August 12-14, 1991, fourth on-site visit
  • Visit No. 41 – Colombia, December 3-7, 1990, preliminary on-site visit
  • Visit No. 40 – Haiti, November 14-16, 1990, fifth on-site visit
  • Visit No. 39 – Panama,  July 9-13, 1990, third on-site visit
  • Visit No. 38 – Haiti,  April 17-20, 1990, fourth on-site visit
  • Visit No. 37 – Paraguay,  February 7-9, 1990, first on-site visit 
  • Visit No. 36 – Guatemala, January 29 – February 3, 1990, fourth on-site visit
  • Visit No. 35 – Peru,  May 6-12, 1989, first on-site visit
  • Visit No. 34 – Panama, February 27 – March 3, 1989, second on-site visit
  • Visit No. 33 – Suriname,  December 13-16, 1988, fourth on-site visit
  • Visit No. 32 – Haiti, August 29 - September 2, 1988, third on-site visit 
  • Visit No. 31 – Nicaragua,  April 2-30, 1988, Review of the case files of former National Guardsman (1,834 cases)
  • Visit No. 30 – Nicaragua, January 20-22, 1988, fourth on-site visit
  • Visit No. 29 – Guatemala, January 25-28, 1988, third on-site visit
  • Visit No. 28 – French Guyana, January 3-7,1988, on-site visit to the Surinamese refugee camps
  • Visit No. 27 – Suriname,  October 5-9, 1987, third on-site visit
  • Visit No. 26 – El Salvador, February 15-19, 1987, fourth on-site visit
  • Visit No. 25 – Haiti,  January 20-23, 1987, second on-site visit
  • Visit No. 24 – El Salvador, August 10-16, 1986, third on-site visit
  • Visit No. 23 – Suriname,  June 12-17, 1985, second on-site visit
  • Visit No. 22 – Guatemala,  May 6-10, 1985, second on-site visit
  • Visit No. 21 – Suriname,  June 20-24, 1983, first on-site visit  
  • Visit No. 20 – Honduras and Nicaragua, June 12, 1983, visit to the Mosquitia region on both countries
  • Visit No. 19 – Mexico, January 2-8, 1983, visit to the Guatemalan refugee camp in Chiapas, Mexico
  • Visit No. 18 – Guatemala, September 21-26, 1982, first on-site visit
  • Visit No. 17 – United States, August 5-6, 1982, visit to the detention center for Haitians in Brooklyn, New York
  • Visit No. 16 – United States, Puerto Rico, June 28-29, 1982, visit to the Haitian refugee detention centers in Florida and Puerto Rico
  • Visit No. 15 – Honduras,  May 7-9, 1982, visit to the Miskito refugee camp in Mocorón
  • Visit No. 14 – Nicaragua, May 3-6, 1982, third on-site visit
  • Visit No. 13 – Nicaragua,  October 6-11, 1980, second on-site visit
  • Visit No. 12 – Colombia, April 21-28, 1980, first on-site visit
  • Visit No. 11 – Argentina, September 20, 1979, first on-site visit
  • Visit No. 10 – Nicaragua, October 3-12, 1978, first on-site visit
  • Visit No. 9 – Haiti, August 16-25, 1978, first on-site visit   
  • Visit No. 8 – El Salvador,  January 18, 1978, second on-site visit
  • Visit No. 7 – Panama, November 29 – December 7, 1977, first on-site visit to Panama
  • Visit No. 6 – Chile, July 22 – August 2, 1974    , first on-site visit to Chile
  • Visit No. 5 –El Salvador, July 4-7, 1969, and Honduras, July 8-10, 1969; a special delegation from the Commission remained in both countries until October 25, 1969
  • Visit No. 4 – Dominican Republic, June 11, 1965 – June 1, 1966, third on-site visit
  • Visit No. 3 – Dominican Republic,  May 5-9, 1963, second on-site visit
  • Visit No. 2 – Miami, Florida, January 2, 1963, visit to Cuban refugees
  • Visit No. 1 – Dominican Republic, October 22-29, 1961, first on-site visit