IRB – Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (Author)
During a telephone interview on 11 March
1999, staff of the coordinator of advisors to the Presidency of
Mexico stated that Dr. Ivan Molina Ochoa is not registered as an
advisor to the Presidency.
The central information desks at both the
national and the Federal District offices of the Institutional
Revolutionary Party (PRI) stated during 11 March 1999 telephone
interviews that Dr. Ivan Molina Ochoa is not registered as
occupying a post in the national or the Federal District
organizations of the PRI; he is not a member of a committee or an
official or delegate at a section of either branch of the PRI. Both
offices indicated that general party membership rosters and
historic records of delegates or committee memberships were not
available for public consultation.
The organizational directory of the PRI
does not list an Ivan Molina Ochoa among the staff or members of
the national PRI committees and organizations (PRI 1999).
Both the office of the Secretary (Minister)
of Public Education and the personnel office of the Public
Education Secretariat stated during 11 March 1999 telephone
interviews that Dr. Ivan Molina Ochoa is not registered as a
high-ranking official of the Secretariat, and has not been one of
the highest ranking officials (oficial mayor) of the
Secretariat at least during the Zedillo administration. The
personnel office of the Secretariat stated that historic records of
the Secretariat's staff are not available for public
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 see below the
list of additional sources consulted in researching this
Partido Revolucionario Institucional
(PRI) del Distrito Federal, Mexico City. 11 March 1999. Telephone
interviews with central information desk staff.
PRI, Comité Ejecutivo Nacional
(CEN) General Secretariat, Mexico City. 11 March 1999. Telepohne
interviews with staff.
_____. Internet Website and Directory.
[Internet] http://www.pri.org.mx/ [Accessed 10
Public Education Secretariat, Mexico
City. 11 March 1999. Telephone interviews with Personnel Office and
Secretary' office staff.
Secretariat of the Presidency of the
Republic, Mexico City. 11 March 1999. Telephone interviews with
Estado Mayor and Presidential Advisor Coordinator staff.
Additional Sources Consulted
La Jornada [Mexico City].
Internet Search Engine. Mar. 1995-Mar. 1999.
Latin American Regional Reports:
Mexico & NAFTA Report [London]. 1995-Feb. 1999.
Mexico NewsPak [Austin, Tex.].
Jan. 1995-Feb. 1999.
Electronic sources: Internet, IRB
Databases, Global NewsBank, NEXIS, Refworld, WNC.
Note: This list is not exhaustive. Country and subject-specific books available in the Resource Centre are not included.