Anti-semites Fail in Large Bribe Offer to Guatemala Publication

The owner of the Catholic weekly, “Ya,” announced today that a large bribe has been offered the publication if it would publish an “evidently criminal” book which “is nothing but an incitement to kill” Jews. Miss Elly Rodriguez Gonzalez, owner of “Ya,” resentfully rejected the offer, declaring “we cannot be anti-Semitic because we are Catholics, nor can we become advocates for criminals because we are humans.”

According to Miss Gonzalez, the offer, involving “enough funds for us to become a daily,” was made by a local “public official.” The man, she said, wanted “Ya” to publish a book which was “obviously a Nazi legacy embracing more than 100 years of racial prejudices with the object of re-initiating hatreds and their consequences which, thank God, have been overcome after the most bloody war in the history of mankind.”

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