Information on the activities of the Partido de la Revolución Democrática (PRD) in Guadalajara, Jalisco including information on the election of candidates, significant events and adverse actions against PRD members in this state [MEX24187.E]

Please consult the attachments for information on the results of the 1995 Jalisco state elections and for information on internal conflicts and recent party elections within the Partido de la Revolución Democrática (PRD).

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.


The Christian Science Monitor [Boston]. 6 February 1995. Howard LaFranchi. "Winning is Not All in Mexico." (NEXIS)

Houston Chronicle. 14 February 1995. Laurence Iliff. "Voters in Jalisco Spurn Ruling Party." (Mexico NewsPak [Austin], Jan. 30-12 Feb. 1995, Vol. 3, No. 1, p. 11)

Latinamerica Press [Lima]. 13 June 1996. Vol. 28, No. 22. John Ross. "PRD Gambles on Democracy," pp. 1,8.

_____. 14 July 1994. Vol. 26, No. 26. John Ross. "Cárdenas Campaign Floundering in Mexico," p. 1.

Latin American Weekly Report [London]. 4 July 1996. "Mexico: Politics: PRD to Hold Novel Internal Elections," p. 296.

The New York Times. 28 August 1995. Tim Golden. "Squabbling Mexican Left Sees Influence Wane." (Mexico NewsPak [Austin], 28 Aug.-10. Sept. 1995, Vol. 3, No. 16, pp. 9-10)

_____. 24 August 1994. Anthony DePalma. "Vote Setback Divides Mexican Leftists." (Mexico NewsPak [Austin], 15-28 Aug. 1994, Vol. 2, No. 15, p. 3)

Radio Acir [Mexico City, in Spanish]. 14 February 1995. "Report and Comments on Jalisco State Elections." (BBC Summary 15 Feb. 1995/NEXIS)

The San Diego Union-Tribune. 6 February 1995. S. Lynne Walker. "Clean Election Could End PRI Rule in Jalisco." (NEXIS)