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Merchants Association of Panama Attacks Jewish Businessmen in Newspaper Advertisement

An attack upon Jewish businessmen in Panama is contained in an advertisement published by the Association of Panama Merchants and Industrialists in Panamanian newspapers received here.

The advertisement says, in part: “Gradually Chinese, Japanese, Hindus and Polakos (this term is used for Jews) have come, taking hold first of all of our commerce,” It adds: “The principle contained in the constitution of 1941, which restricted participation in commerce to nationals of Panama, was the realization of a very old and just national aspiration.”