Information on the shooting deaths of Rafael Ramos and Enil Acosta, possibly both members of a youth political group, in February 1996 in or near El Progreso [HND28747.E]

Information on the above-mentioned topic could not 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

Amnesty International Report. 1996-1997.
Amnesty International. March 1996.

Honduras: Continued Struggle Against Impunity.

Central America NewsPak [Austin, Tex.]. 1996-1998.

Central America Report [Guatemala City]. 1996-1998.
The Europa World Year Book 1997. 1997


Keesing's Record of World Events [Cambridge]. 1996.

La Prensa [Tegucigalpa]. 1996.

Latinamerica Press [Lima]. 1996-1998

Latin American Regional Report: Caribbean & Central America Report [London]. 1996-1998.

La Tribuna [Tegucigalpa]. 1996.

Political Parties of the World 1997. 1997.

Resource Centre Amnesty International file. Honduras: 1996.

Resource Centre country file. Honduras: 1996.

Electronic sources: IRB Databases, Global News Bank, LEXIS/NEXIS, Internet, REFWORLD (UNHCR database).