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British Guiana Seen Willing and Able to Absorb 500,000 Jews

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British Guiana could easily absorb, and would welcome the settlement of 500,000 Jewish refugees, according to an article published in the local Daily Chronicle today co-authored by Theodore Orella, stock-raiser, and Vincent Roth, former high-ranking civil servant. The article lauded the work of the Jews in turning sandy Palestinian wastelands into fertile orange groves. This colony would profit greatly if Jewish refugees were to apply their industriousness to the fertile Essequibo valley, it added.

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