Paraguay

  • Chile Admits 78 Barred by Paraguay

    The HIAS-ICA Emigration Association announced today receipt of a cable from Chile reporting that 78 German Jewish passengers on the liner Monte Olivia, who had been barred from Uruguay and Paraguay despite their possession of Paraguayan visas, have finally been permitted to proceed to Chile. Permission was the result of efforts on behalf of the… More ▸

  • 78 Refugees Barred from Paraguay

    Seventy-eight German Jewish refugees who arrived here en route to Paraguay were refused permission to land today from the German liner Monte Olivia when the Paraguayan Government forbade their entry. They will be obliged to return to Germany. More ▸

  • Paraguay, Ecuador Offer Land for Refugee Settlement

    It was reliably learned today that representatives of the Paraguayan and Ecuadoran governments have approached Sir Herbert Emerson, League of Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and director of the Intergovernmental Refugee Committee, with offers to admit ten thousand refugee families to Ecuador and 5,000 to Paraguay. Both governments have declared they would welcome commissions of… More ▸

  • Paraguay Modifies Decree on Refugees

    Intervention by President Alfredo Baldomir today saved from deportation 13 Jewish refugees who had been expelled by Paraguay. At the same time, the Paraguayan Legation here announced that his country would admit refugees who had left their countries of origin before Nov. 18, the date on which Paraguay cancelled the visas of all Jewish immigrants…. More ▸

  • Uruguay Cabinet Acts Today on 500 Barred by Paraguay

    The HIAS-ICA Emigration Association today expressed the hope that the Uruguayan Cabinet would act favorably tomorrow on the question of 300 Jewish refugees who arrived here on the Italian liner Conte Grande yesterday holding visas for Paraguay which had been cancelled by the Paraguayan Government. The refugees were permitted to land here and were lodged… More ▸

  • Fate of Paraguay-bound Refugees Not Yet Decided

    The fate of Jewish refugees en route from Germany to Paraguay, who are scheduled to arrive here within the next few days, has not yet been decided, officials of the Jewish Immigrant Aid Society announced today. The Paraguayan Government, it has been reported here, has decreed a ban on Jewish immigration but officials of the… More ▸

  • Paraguay Still Recruiting Jews

    The Paraguayan Consulate here is still receiving applications from Austrian Jews for a “foreign legion” to be colonized in Paraguay, and which will be prepared to bear arms against Bolivia in the event that the Gran Chaco dispute breaks out anew. This is contrary to denials published abroad of the original report that Paraguay was… More ▸

  • No Anti-semitism in Paraguay, Official States

    ANTI-SEMITISM IS NON-EXISTENT IN PARAGUAY, HOME SECRETARY PARADES TODAY ASSURED I. MEZIBOVSKY, A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE HIAS-ICA EMIGRATION ASSOCIATION, HERE ON A VISIT. MR. MEZIBOVSKY REVEALED THAT THE PARAGUAYAN GOVERNMENT HAS PERMITTED THE ORGANIZATION TO CONTINUE ITS ACTIVITIES ON BEHALF OF JEWISH IMMIGRATION TO PARAGUAY. More ▸

  • Paraguay Expels Jewish Leaders As Reds; 200 Families Threatened

    THE JEWISH COMMUNITY OF PARAGUAY APPEALED TODAY FOR INTERVENTION OF AMERICAN JEWS AS THE GOVERNMENT EXPELLED FROM THE COUNTRY SEVERAL PROMINENT MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY AND ARRESTED MANY OTHERS. REPORTS RECEIVED HERE SAID THE JEWISH LEADERS, SOME OF THEM RESIDENTS OF THIRTY YEARS IN PARAGUAY, HAD BEEN EXPELLED ON THE GROUND OF COMMUNISM, AND THAT… More ▸