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  • 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 ▸

  • 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 ▸