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  • Golda Meir Leaves Peru for Visit to Guatemala; Signs Commercial Pact

    Mrs. Golda Meir, Israel Foreign Minister, was en route to Guatemala today after a four-day official visit to Peru during which she signed an Israel-Peru commercial agreement. The signing took place in the ancient Torretagle Palace, now the Peruvian Foreign Ministry building. Foreign Minister Paul Porras, signing for Peru, called the Jews “a heroic and… More ▸

  • Golda Meir Arrives in Peru; Confers with President and Foreign Minister

    Mrs. Golda Meir, Israel’s Foreign Minister, arrived here and was received by President Prado. She was entertained by Foreign Minister Dr. Paul Porras at a luncheon and later discussed with him Israeli-Peruvian relations. Mrs. Meir laid a wreath, portraying the Israel Menorah. at the Pantheon de Proceres before an audience of public school pupils and… More ▸

  • Golda Meir Addresses 12,000 at Sao Paulo Rally; Leaves for Peru

    Continuing her tour of Latin America, Mrs. Golda Meir, Israel’s Foreign Minister, left this Brazilian metropolis today for Lima, Peru, after getting here the same enthusiastic reception accorded to her in all of the other major centers on this continent. Among the Brazilian officials here who showered honors upon the Israel Foreign Minister were State… More ▸

  • Israel Minister of Commerce Completes Talks in Peru on Trade Pact

    Pinhas Sapir. Israel’s Minister of Commerce and Industry, left today for Bolivia after a series of talks with officials of Peru on a projected trade agreement between the two countries. The text of a preliminary agreement was sent to Israel for study after the talks. Prior to his arrival here, Mr. Sapir visited Colombia and… More ▸

  • Ceremony at University in Peru Marks Tenth Israel’s Anniversary Celebration

    The celebration of Israel’s tenth anniversary in Peru ended today with a series of ten lectures at San Marcos University, the oldest on the American continent, delivered by Peruvian intellectuals who have visited Israel. In the closing ceremony, Rector Leon Barandiaran, who is also president of the Israel-Peruvian Cultural institute, spoke on Israel’s cultural and… More ▸

  • President of Peru Lauds Israel’s Achievements; Israel Envoy Cheered

    Israel’s “valiant stand and great achievements against tremendous odds” were praised here today by President Manuel Prado at an impressive ceremony at which he formally received the credentials of Israel’s Ambassador to this country, Tuvia Arazi. Hundreds lined the square in front of the Presidential palace, cheering Mr. Arazi as he arrived at the Palace… More ▸

  • Jews in Peru Congratulate New President on His Election

    A delegation of the three Jewish congregations in Peru paid a visit on the new Peruvian President, Dr. Manuel Prado, and offered their congratulations upon his election and installation. They thanked him for his decision, one of the first in office, to establish diplomatic relations with Israel. The members of the delegation were: Michel Radzinski,… More ▸

  • Israel Envoy Arrives in Peru; Meets with Foreign Minister

    Ambassador Moshe Tov, head of the Israel Foreign Ministry’s Latin American Department, arrived here today on the third leg of his current good will tour of South America. Mr. Tov was received by Aguilar Cornejo, Peruvian Foreign Minister, who assured him of Peru’s good will toward the Jewish State and its desire to further improve… More ▸