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  • Peru Praised by Jewish Leaders

    Dr. Nahum Goldmann, president of the World Jewish Congress, told President Juan Velasco Alvarado yesterday that Peru’s accession to the United Nations Security Council on Jan. 1 would allow the country to play an Important role In promoting a Middle East peace. Lt, Gen. Velasco was host to Dr, Goldmann; Dr. Gerhart Riegner, secretary general… More ▸

  • Jewish Community Sends $3000 to Earthquake, Flood Victims in Peru, Rumania

    The Jewish community of Buenos Aires has sent $3000 in aid to flood and earthquake victims in widely separated areas of the world, Community Council president Gregorio Fainguersch announced that $2000 has been sent through the Federation of Jewish Communities in Rumania to flood victims in that country and $1000 to help those made homeless… More ▸

  • Special Israeli Envoy Received by Presidents of Chile, Peru

    President Eduardo Frei received Itzhak Harkabi, special envoy of President Zalman Shazar of Israel, today and discussed with him Israel’s desire for a permanent peace settlement in the Middle East. Ambassador Harkabi visited Santiago on a lightning tour of Latin American capitals and was to proceed from here to Uruguay, Paraguay and Mexico. He was… More ▸

  • Israel Minister of Social Welfare Visits Peru; Leaves for Bolivia

    Israel’s Minister of Social Welfare, Dr. Yosef Burg, arrived here for a brief stopover enroute to Bolivia from Bogota where he represented Israel at the inauguration of Colombian President Carlos Lleras Restrepo. Although Dr. Burg’s visit here is not official, he was cordially received by Dr. Daniel Becerra de la Flor, Peru’s Minister of Health… More ▸

  • Israeli Technologists to Conduct Study in Peru for Irrigation Plans

    The Government of Peru’s Libertad Province has awarded a contract for Israeli technologists to conduct a feasibility study for small irrigation projects, it was reported here today. Israelis were chosen to conduct the study because of the similarity between the topography of the province and that of Israel. In Lima, meanwhile, Zvi Neumark, director of… More ▸

  • President of Peru Hails Israel’s Agricultural Aid to His Country

    President Fernando Belaunde Terry yesterday hailed Israel’s agricultural aid program in Peru in which Israeli irrigation experts have been helping to solve some of the country’s water problems. President Belaunde lauded the Israeli role in Peru’s farm development at ceremonies marking the conclusion of Agriculture Week here in which Israel’s Agriculture Minister Haim Gvati took… More ▸

  • Israel Firm Participates in Building $15, 000, 000 Road in Peru

    The Israel Water Resource Development International Ltd., has won a contract valued at $15, 000, 000, in association with a Peruvian firm, to build a road section. The contract covers two sections of the Central Highway on the eastern slope of the Andes. Officials of the Israeli firm, now qualified to make bids for public… More ▸

  • President of Peru Receives Israel Minister of Agriculture

    Israel’s Minister of Agriculture Haim Gvati, currently on an official visit to Peru, was received here by President Fernando Velaunde Terry, for a discussion about the technical assistance given by Israeli experts in various parts of Peru. Mr. Gvati, who was accompanied by Israel Ambassador Netanel Lorch, also called on Peru’s Agriculture Minister Rafael Cubas… More ▸

  • University in Peru to Open Courses on Israel and Jewish Culture

    San Marcos University here announced today that courses on Israel, Jewish culture, history and philosophy will be opened at the institution next week. The classes to be held twice weekly, will be conducted by outstanding Jewish authorities, including visiting lecturers from Israel. The courses were organized by the university in close cooperation with Israel’s Ambassador… More ▸

  • Israeli Mission Arrives in Peru to Study Irrigation Possibilities

    An Israeli mission has arrived in Peru to study the possibilities of exploring the waters in the subsoil of the Department of Lambayeque to make use of some 1,500 hectares in that part of Peru. This would put under irrigation an area of great agricultural potential which is now unproductive land. The mission will make… More ▸