Madagascar

  • France Plans Settlement of 25,000-40,000 Refugees in Madagascar, New Caledonia

    The French Government is completing plans which may lead to settlement of 25,000 to 40,000 German refugees in Madagascar and New Caledonia, it was announced last night at a reception in honor of Deputy Francois de Tessan, who recently returned from a visit to the United States on behalf of the World ORT Union, organization… More ▸

  • French Government Warns Against Creating “jewish Problem” in Madagascar

    The anxiety of the French Government to avoid creating a “Jewish problem” in Madagascar if Jewish settlement on a large scale were carried out there is revealed by Leon Alter, a member of the Polish Madagascar mission and a Jewish authority on emigration, in a long article in the Polish democratic journal, Epoka. Mr. Alter… More ▸

  • Madagascar Colonization Plan Reportedly Discussed by Delbos in Talks with Beck

    THE PLAN FOR SETTLEMENT OF POLISH JEWS IN THE FRENCH COLONY OF MADAGASCAR WAS REPORTED BY THE BRITISH UNITED PRESS YESTERDAY TO BE AMONG THE CHIEF TOPICS OF DISCUSSION BETWEEN FRENCH FOREIGN MINISTER YVON DELBOS AND POLISH FOREIGN MINISTER JOSEF BECK IN WARSAW. THE FRENCH GOVERNMENT WAS SAID TO HAVE AGREED TO THE PLAN, RECENTLY… More ▸

  • Poland Offers Paris Plan for Madagascar Colonization

    PROPOSALS TO COLONIZE EMIGRANTS FROM POLAND IN MADAGASCAR, FRENCH COLONY OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST OF AFRICA, HAVE BEEN SUBMITTED TO FRENCH COLONIAL MINISTER MARIUS MOUTET IN PARIS, IT WAS OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCED HERE TODAY. THE PROPOSALS, PRESENTED BY AN OFFICIAL POLISH COMMISSION OF THREE WHICH RECENTLY RETURNED FROM A SURVEY OF MADAGASCAR, WERE BASED UPON AN… More ▸

  • Optimistic on Madagascar, Polish Investigator Reveals

    A GENERALLY OPTIMISTIC IMPRESSION OF MADAGASCAR, FRENCH-OWNED ISLAND OFF THE EAST COAST OF SOUTH AFRICA, WAS CONVEYED TODAY BY MAJOR LEPECKI, HEAD OF A THREE-MAN GOVERNMENT COMMISSION SENT THERE RECENTLY TO SURVEY IMMIGRATION POSSIBILITIES. THE ISLAND, MAJOR LEPECKI SAID, IS FERTILE AND RICH IN MINERALS. IT IS SPARSELY INHABITED AND THE POPULATION IS PEACEFUL AND… More ▸

  • French Official Warns Poland’s Madagascar Body Not to Stir False Hopes

    Colonial Minister Marius Moutet revealed today that he warned a Polish Government commission, prior to its departure last week to investigate colonization possibilities in Madagascar, not to “arouse illusions among certain unfortunate people.” Declaring he voiced the warning in the presence of the Polish Ambassador, M. Moutet said: “I emphasized that the enterprise is difficult… More ▸

  • Polish Expedition Leaves for Madagascar to Survey Possibilities

    A Polish Government expedition left today for the French island colony of Madagascar, off southeastern Africa, to investigate possibilities for Jewish settlement offered by the French Government. The expedition includes Solomon Dyk and Leon Alter, Jewish colonization experts, who have made it clear they joined the commission in their private capacities, not as organizational representatives,… More ▸

  • 3 Experts, 2 of Them Jews, Named by Poland for Madagascar Probe

    The Polish Government has invited three colonization experts, two of them Jews, to make an expedition to the French island colony of Madagascar to investigate possibilities for Jewish settlement offered by the French Government, it was learned today. The Jewish experts were invited to join the expedition in a personal capacity and not as representatives… More ▸

  • Poland Probing Madagascar’s Immigration Outlook

    The Polish Government is sending a delegation to the French colony of Madagascar, off Southeast Africa, to investigate possibilities of Jewish colonization, it was learned here today. Jewish organizations, asked by the Government to participate in the investigation, are still considering it. (The French Government recently offered opportunities for Jewish immigration into four of its… More ▸

  • Poland Sounds France on Madagascar

    Poland, casting about for likely outlets for her allegedly surplus Jewish population, has approached France on the possibilities in that connection of Madagascar, her protectorate off the southeast coast of Africa, it was reliably learned here today. The French Government, following inquiries of its Madagascar officials is understood to have informed Poland that in view… More ▸