Espartacus, a gay club in Mendoza; whether police were called to the club in late February or early March 2000 because of a fight (January-December 2000) [ARG36109.E]

No mention of an establishment in Mendoza known as Espartacus 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

IRB databases.

Unsuccessful attempts to contact two oral sources.

Internet sites including:

Argentina Gay.

Canal 9 Televida [Mendoza]. Sintesis de noticias. Aug.-Dec. 2000.

Clarín [Buenos Aires]. 1998-2000.

Comunidad Homosexual Argentina (CHA)

Cuyo Noticias [Mendoza]. Aug.-Dec. 2000

Diario Los Andes [Mendoza]. Feb.-May; Sept.-Dec. 2000.

Grupo Nexo.

Guía Gay de América.

Guía Gay Mendoza.

International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC)

International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA)

Lonely Planet.

La Nación [Buenos Aires]. 1998-2000.

Queer Resources Directory (QRD)