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  • 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 ▸

  • Nicaragua Accedes to Genocide Convention at Formal Ceremony

    Nicaragua acceded today to the convention on the prevention and punishment of the crime of genocide. In a ceremony this morning at the United Nations legal department, Rene Schick, Charge d’Affaires of the Nicaraguan Embassy at Washington, deposited his government’s instrument of accession. Nicaragua is the 33rd state to ratify, accede or accept the convention… More ▸

  • President of Nicaragua Lauds Jewish Immigrants; Says They Are Developing New Industries

    Jewish immigrants “who come with the desire and skill to develop the economy of Nicaragua” are welcome, General Anastasia Samosa, President of Nicaragua, told Dr. Henry Shoskes, special HIAS representative, whom he received several days ago on his farm near Managua, it was reported here today by HIAS headquarters. “The Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe… More ▸

  • Uruguay and Nicaragua Recognize Israel; Argentine Government Asked to Follow Suit

    Both the Uruguayan and Nicaraguan Governments have extended official recognition to Israel, it was reported here today. President Luis Battle Berres of Uruguay is expected to sign the recognition decree this afternoon. Guatemala granted official recognition to Israel shortly after the proclamation of statehood. A resolution calling on the Argentine Government to grant recognition to… More ▸