Ecuador Studying Case of Refugees Detained After Arrival by Air from Europe
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Ecuador Studying Case of Refugees Detained After Arrival by Air from Europe

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Twenty-eight Jewish refugees who were detained at Guayaquil on Wednesday when they landed from a Belgian overseas plane have ## released on bond furnished by the HIAS, it was learned today.

Ten of the arrivals had Ecuadorean visas and 18 had Colombian entry permits. ## authorities are challenging the validity of the Ecuadorean visas, whith were is## by the consulate in Paris. A spokesman here said that the country could not ## immigrants without capital or old women. A citizens board is being get up ## on the cases.

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