Information on whether Farabundo Martí para la Liberación Nacional (FMLN) guerrillas have targetted ex-military personnel and their families in revenge attacks, especially in the Llanos de Patos region since 1995 [SLV26541.E]

Information on the Llanos de Patos region or revenge attacks by FMLN guerrillas against ex-military personnel could not be found among the sources consulted by the DIRB.

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

Central America NewsPak [Austin]. Fortnightly. 8 July 1996-30 Mar. 1997

Central America Report [Guatemala City]. Weekly. 6 June 1996-13 Mar. 1997.

Central American Dialogue for Security and Demilitarization [Guatemala]. Jan.-May 1996.

Centroamerica: The Month in Review [Minneapolis]. Monthly. Jan. 1996-Dec. 1996

CJ: The Americas [Chicago]. Bi-monthly. Feb.-Nov. 1996.

CJ: International [Chicago]. Bi-monthly. Sept. 1995-Dec. 1996.

Crime and Justice International [Chicago]. Monthly. Jan.-Apr. 1997.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports. July 1996-present. [Internet Version]

Latinamerica Press [Lima]. Weekly. Jan. 1996-Apr. 1997.

Mesoamerica [San Jose]. Monthly. Apr. 1996-Mar. 1997.

Three oral sources consulted did not provide information on the requested subject.

On-line search of media sources.