Nicaragua

  • Israel Halts Arms to Nicaragua

    Deputy Defese Minister Mordechai Zipori acknowledged that Israel supplied arms to Nicaragua in the past but it does not do so any longer, in response to questions in the Knesset today. He noted that many other countries also supplied arms to Nicaragua bet when things “got complicated,” Israel made a point of ending its supply… More ▸

  • Israelis Leave Nicaragua

    Tahal; Israel’s water resources planning company announced today that it has pulled all of its personnel and their families out of Managua, the capital of Nicaragua which is now a battlefield between the Sandinista rebels and the Somoza government. The move means abandonment of an eight year irrigation and water systems contract granted the Israeli… More ▸

  • Behind the Headlines the Jews in Nicaragua

    A former secretary of the Jewish community in Managua, the capital of Nicaragua, reported that the 60 Jewish men, women and children remaining in that besieged Latin American country had no immediate plans to emigrate but admitted that if President Anastasia Somoza Debayle was defeated, problems for the remaining Jews, might be severe. But Leonardo… More ▸

  • Israel and Nicaragua

    The State Department said yesterday that Israel’s “last shipment” of military materiel to the Somoza government “under a set of contracts for light military equipment was made in August.” The Department’s chief spokesman, Hodding Carter, was asked for the second time in a week about Israeli military assistance to Nicaragua’s government. Previously he reported that… More ▸

  • Fighting in Nicaragua Has Not Had Any Impact on Small Jewish Community

    The outbreak of fighting in Managua and other cities in Nicaragua between government forces and rebels has not had any special impact on the country’s small Jewish community, it was reported here by Rabbi Morton M. Rosenthal, director of the Latin American affairs department of the Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith. Rosenthal said that in… More ▸

  • Israel Sends Food to Nicaragua

    Fifty-thousand pounds of food which the Israeli government purchased here for the relief of earthquake victims in Managua, Nicaragua, left Miami International Airport today aboard a plane of Lanic, the Nicaraguan national airline. The cartons carried the inscription, “Food for the children of Nicaragua from Israel. Shalom.” At the airport to see off the shipment… More ▸

  • Israel Rushing Medical Aid to Nicaragua Earthquake Victims

    Israel prepared today to send a team of ten medical men to aid in relief work in Nicaragua for the victims of the earthquake that devastated that nation’s capital, Managua. The Foreign Ministry has instructed Israeli Ambassador Eli Nevo in San Jose, Costa Rica, who is also accredited to Nicaragua, to ascertain immediately what type… More ▸

  • President of Nicaragua Addresses Jewish War Veterans in Miami

    Dr. Rene Schick Guttierez, President of Nicaragua, pledged to aid in Israel’s defense if the Jewish State is “invaded.” Dr. Schick, who just returned from a visit to Israel, told a convention of the Jewish War Veterans here that “if Israel is invaded, Nicaragua, as well as all the nations of the western world, should… More ▸

  • President of Nicaragua Arrives in Israel for Six-day Visit

    The President of Nicaragua, Dr. Rene Schick Gutierraz, arrived in Israel tonight for a six-day visit. He was met at Lydda Airport by President Shazar, Acting Premier Pinhas Sapir and Foreign Minister Abba Eban. In brief statements at the airport, the two Presidents stressed the friendship between the two countries. The Nicaragua President has a… More ▸

  • Israel Envoy to Costa Rica and Nicaragua Presents Credentials

    The Costa Rican-Israel Cultured Institute will shortly sponsor a trip to Israel of a Catholic priest, who will tour the country and learn Hebrew with the view of teaching the language in Costa Rica. This was reported here today by Joshua Shai. Israel’s Ambassador to all the Central American Republics, who returned from a visit… More ▸