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Belize: The Rastafarians, including their treatment by the police and the judiciary (January 1996 - September 1998)

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 September 1998
Citation / Document Symbol BLZ30038.E
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Belize: The Rastafarians, including their treatment by the police and the judiciary (January 1996 - September 1998), 1 September 1998, BLZ30038.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6abcc3e.html [accessed 22 December 2014]
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No information on Rastafarians in Belize, including their treatment by the police and the judiciary, 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

Amnesty International Report. 1997, 1998.

America's Update [Toronto]. January 1996 - June 1997.

Caribbean and Central America Report [London]. January 1996 - August 1998.

Central America NewsPak [Austin]. January 1996 - August 1998.

Central America Report [Guatemala City]. January 1996 - August 1998.

Centroamerica [Minneapolis]. January 1996 - May 1996.

CJ the Americas: A Criminal Justice Newsletter [Chicago]. February 1996 - October 1996.

Cultural Survival Quarterly [Cambridge, Mass.]. Winter 1996 - Summer 1998.

Electronic sources: IRB databases, Internet, REFWORLD, UNHCR, WNC.

Hemisfile [La Jolla, Calif.]. January 1996 - August 1998.

Hemisphere [Miami]. Fall 1996, Fall 1997.

Journal of Interamerican Studies & World Affairs [Coral Gables, Fl.]. Spring 1996 - Summer 1998.

Latin America Special Reports [London]. February 1996 - August 1998.

Latin America Weekly Report [London]. January 1996 - September 1998.

Latinamerica Press [Lima]. January 1996 - August 1998.

Mesoamerica [San Pedro]. January 1996 - August 1998.

Minority Rights Group International Report. February 1996 - November 1997.

NACLA Report on the Americas [Berkeley]. March 1996 - August 1998.

World Directory of Minorities. 1997.

Resource Centre country file on Belize. January 1996 - August 1998.

Two oral sources contacted did not provide information on the requested topic.

Unsuccessful attempts to contact other oral sources.

Copyright notice: This document is published with the permission of the copyright holder and producer Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB). The original version of this document may be found on the offical website of the IRB at http://www.irb-cisr.gc.ca/en/. Documents earlier than 2003 may be found only on Refworld.

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