Reports of an attack near the city of Celaya, Guanajuato, that resulted in the death of four "ejidatarios" in mid-June 1997 [MEX30545.E]

No reports of a mid-June 1997 attack that resulted in the death of four "ejidatarios," farmers or small landholders, or on a violent conflict involving a small landholding (ejido) near Celaya, Guanajuato, could be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

Mexico NewsPak [Austin, Tex.]. June-July 1997.

La Jornada [Mexico City]. (Internet search engine) 1997.

Latinamerica Press [Lima]. June-Sept. 1997.

Latinamerican Regional Reports: Mexico & NAFTA [London]. June-Aug. 1997.

Red de Informacion Municipal-Centro de Servicios Municipales (RIM-CESEM) [Mexico City]. Monthly chronology of municipal events. June-Aug. 1997.

Electronic sources: IRB Databases, Global NewsBank, NEXIS, Internet, Refworld, WNC.


This list is not exhaustive. Country-specific books and reports available in the Resource Centre are not included.