Paraguay

  • 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 ▸

  • Paraguay Recognizes Israel; Uruguay to Exchange Diplomats with Israel Soon

    The Government of Paraguay today officially recognized Israel, it was announced here by the Latin-American department of the Israeli Mission. (In Montevideo, Israeli Foreign Under-Secretary Moises Toff, who is now visiting Uruguay, today told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency that an exchange of diplomatic representatives between Uruguay and Israel is imminent. He also revealed that the… More ▸

  • First Two Jewish Survivors of Oswiecim to Reach South America Arrive in Paraguay

    The first two survivors of Oswiecim to reach South America arrived here yesterday, and were welcomed by representatives of the Jewish community and government officials. They are Esther and Sonia Brom, who were liberated from the Nazi death camp by the Red Army. They were enabled to come to Paraguay through the cooperation of President… More ▸

  • Paraguay Permits Free Entry of Jews from Europe; Venezuela, Ecuador Admit Refugees

    The Government of Paraguay, responding to an appeal of the Hias-Ica Emigration Association, agreed to permit the free entry of Jewish refugees from Europe without limiting the number involved, it was announced today by Max Gottschalk, president of the Association. The announcement said that president Medina Angarita of Venezuela has similarly authorized the Venezuelan Government… More ▸

  • Ecuador to Admit 200 Jewish Children from Europe; Paraguay Will Admit 100 Children

    The President of the Ecuadorian Republic has issued an order authorizing the immigration of 200 Jewish children from Europe, it was reported here today by the Hias-Ica Emigration Association on the basis of cabled advices received from Ecuador. The Government of Paraguay has similarly agreed to admit 100 Jewish children, the cable stated. Argentine consulates… More ▸

  • Argentina Prevents Jewish Refugees from Reaching Paraguay: Returns Them to Europe

    Eighty-six German-Jewish refugees who this week had been granted permission to enter Paraguay, were refused transit visas today by the Argentine authorities and ordered shipped back to Spain aboard the Spanish steamer Cabo Hornos. They are in danger of falling into the hands of the Gestapo. Responsible for this order is Ramon Castillo, Acting President… More ▸

  • Paraguay Admits 100 Jewish Refugees Deported from Argentina

    Active intervention on the part of the American can Joint Distribution Committee resulted today in an announcement that the Government of Paraguay is willing to admit some 100 German-Jewish refugees who were threatened with deportation from Argentina by Nov. 12, after having wandered for about ten months after leaving France, without being admitted anywhere. One… More ▸

  • Paraguay Agrees to Settlement of Rabbinical Students from Eastern Europe

    An agreement has been concluded between the government of Paraguay and the Emergency Committee for War Torn, European Rabbinical Seminaries, for the establishment of a refugee colony in Paraguay, it was revealed at the third annual convention of the Agudas Israel by Rabbi Eliezer Silver of Cincinnati, president of the organization. The agreement provides for… More ▸