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British and U.S. Diplomats Conspicuously Absent from Meeting of Latin-american Zionists

British and U. S. diplomats were conspicuously absent from a mass meeting here last night arranged by the Latin-American Zionist Congress, which was attended by Uruguay’s vice-president, Alberto Guani, leaders of local political parties and diplomatic representatives of Cuba and Peru. Invitations had been sent to the United States and British embassies.

Addressing the meeting, Mr. Guani voiced his support of demands for Jewish representation at the San Francisco conference of the United Nations and at the peace conferences. Argentine and Uruguayan Jewish leaders, Dr. Abraham Mibashan, Latin-American representative of the Jewish Agency, and Mrs. Archibald Silverman, representing United States Zionists, were among the other speakers. Mrs. Silverman greated the delegates on behalf ot the U. S. Zionists.

The general session of the Congress held earlier was the scene of a violent dispute between representatives of the Hashomer Hazair and the Mizrachi. When the latter group proposed the formation of a united front on Palestine embracing all factions including the Revisionists and the Agudas Israel, the Hashoner Hazair delegate protested charging that the Revisionists and the Agudas Israel were “fascists.”

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