Information on the homosexual community in Laredo [MEX25793.E]

Information on the above-mentioned topic could not be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB. Please note that Laredo is in the United States near Nuevo Laredo, which is in Mexican territory.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB 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

Against the Current [Detroit]. 1996.

Americas Update [Toronto]. 1996.

DIRB. Country Files: Mexico. 1996.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports.

Gays and Lesbians in Latin America. May 1996. Information Package.

Index on Censorship [London]. 1996.

International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) [San Francisco]. Action Alert. 1996.

_____. May 1995. Country Packets. Mexico.

International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA) Bulletin [Brussels]. 1996.

La Lettre du Groupement pour les Droits des Minorités [Paris]. 1996.

Lumsden, Ian. 1991. Homosexuality, Society and the State in Mexico. Toronto: Canadian Gay Archives.

Mesoamerica [San Jose]. 1996.

Mexico NewsPak [Austin, Tex.]. 1996.

News from Americas Watch.

The Other Side of Mexico [Mexico City]. 1996.

On-line searches of news sources.