Paraguay

  • Nazi ‘selection Doctor’ Eluded Capture in Paraguay by Minutes

    Josef Mengele, the long-sought “selection doctor” at the Auschwitz murder camp, eluded capture by Israeli agents in Paraguay by only minutes recently, Der Spiegel, a leading newsweekly of Hamburg, reported in its current issue. According to the weekly, 13 armed agents surrounded a hotel owned by a former Belgian SS man, but Mengele, warned by… More ▸

  • Bonn Presses Paraguay to Find Josef Mengele and to Extradite Him

    The West German Government today again requested that Paraguay intensify its search for Josef Mengele, the infamous “selection doctor” of Auschwitz, who alone decided the fate of hundreds of thousands of Jews. Today’s petition was presented by the West German Ambassador here, and is the latest action in the persistent but, so far, futile attempt… More ▸

  • Bonn Says No Evidence Exists That Bormann is Living in Paraguay

    A spokesman for the West German Foreign Ministry said here today that no evidence has so far emerged to confirm suspicions that Martin Bormann, Hitler’s chief deputy, is now living in Paraguay. He added, however, that the German Embassy in Paraguay has been instructed to keep a close watch on the matter. The Foreign Ministry… More ▸

  • Paraguay Accused of Refusing Request to Extradite Mengele to Germany

    Alfredo Stroesser, head of the Paraguayan Government, was accused here today by Der Spiegel, mass circulation weekly, of having refused to honor the Bonn Government’s demand for the extradition of Dr. Josef Mengele, the infamous Auschwitz “selection doctor,” because Mr. Stroesser’s own family is of Bavarian origin. According to the weekly, “Dictator Stroesser” has threatened… More ▸

  • German Prosecutor Charges Paraguay with Sheltering Top Naz is

    The Frankfurt public prosecutor said today that he believed that Martin Bormann, Hitler’s chief deputy, was alive in Paraguay but that all requests for his extradition “have remained unanswered.” Other reports reaching Bonn indicated that Bormann was living in Asuncion, the capital of Paraguay, and that Josef Mengele, the long-sought “selection doctor” of the Auschwitz… More ▸

  • Dr. Mengele, Nazi ‘selection Doctor,’ Reported Hiding in Paraguay

    Le Soir, Belgium’s largest daily newspaper, asserted today that Josef Mengele, the long-hunted “selection doctor” of the Auschwitz death camp, was in hiding in North Paraguay under the protection of one of the most influential army officers of the regime. According to the report, Mengele entered Paraguay from Buenos Aires in October 1958 and in… More ▸

  • Bonn Seeks Extradition of Dr. Mengele; Paraguay Rejects Request

    A West German Government request to the Government of Paraguays demanding the extradition of Dr. Josef Mengele, long sought for trial in this country as the Nazi “selection” doctor at Auschwitz who determined which Jews were to be sent to the gas chambers, was rejected in a communication to West Germany this week end from… More ▸

  • B’nai B’rith to Instal Lodge in Asuncion; First Lodge in Paraguay

    Installation of Asuncion Lodge in the capital of Paraguay will mark the first time that B’nai B’rith has a lodge in every country of South America it was announced here today by the B’nai B’rith headquarters. The new lodge will be installed at the end of this month, the announcement said. Paraguay with a Jewish… More ▸

  • Israel Minister Presents Credentials to Paraguay President

    Dr. Arieh Kubovi, Israel Minister to several South American countries, today presented his credentials as Minister to Paraguay to President Tomas Romero Pereira, at a ceremony here. During his week’s stay in this capital, Dr. Kubovi has been welcomed by all Jewish groups and has proposed the creation of a Paraguay-Israel Chamber of Commerce and… More ▸

  • Israel Minister Leaves for Paraguay to Present His Credentials to President

    Yaacov Tsur, Israel Minister to Argentina, today left here for Ascuncion, capital of Paraguay, to present his credentials as Minister to that state to Paraguayan President Federico Chaves. Minister Tsur, who also represents Israel in Uruguay and Chile, will confer with Paraguayan Foreign Minister Bernardo Campos while in Asuncion. Editorial Israel, a Jewish publishing firm,… More ▸