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  • Peru to Admit Refugees

    A new presidential decree permits hanceforth the immigration of refugees into Peru on condition that 2,000 sol (approximately $800) is deposited with the Government for each immigrant. The decree provides that the deposit is to be repaid to the immigrant after the years of uninterrupted residence, providing he can prove that he is financially well… More ▸

  • Women’s Zionist Unit Set Up in Peru

    A Lima branch of the Women’s International Zionist Organization was founded yesterday by a mass meeting of Jewish women after hearing an address by Dr. S. Yuris, Jewish Agency representative who is now visiting this country. More ▸

  • Jewish Agency Delegate Opens Peru Relief Drive

    Dr. S. Yuris, representative of the Jewish Agency and the World Jewish Congress, yesterday opened the united appeal for overseas Jewish relief for the Palestine Foundation Fund with a speech at a mass meeting. With Heller, president of the Israelite Union, and Topf, president of the Zionist Federation, he visited British Ambassador Courtenay Forbes, who… More ▸

  • Peru Presses Drive on Fifth Columnists

    The Peruvian Government’s drive against potential fifth columnists has gained momentum during recent weeks, leading among other things to registration of all aliens and the internment of those who cannot be deported, because of the war, in concentration camps. The Government also has suppressed the weekly newspaper ” Los Derechos” which consistently attacked the Allies… More ▸

  • Steinhardt Wins Swedes’ Praise on Eve of Leaving for Peru Post

    American Minister Lawrence A. Steinhardt, who leaves here tomorrow to become Ambassador to Peru, has brought Swedish-American relations to the greatest possible degree of friendliness, Swedish newspapers agreed today, the Havas News Agency reported. Calling attention to the fact that during his service here the first Swedish-American commercial treaty in 108 years was signed, the… More ▸

  • Hicem Extends Immigrant Aid to Peru

    The HICEM Jewish emigration association has extended its system of immigrant aid to Peru and sees the possibility for absorption of more immigrants in the near future, it was announced today by HIAS on the basis of advices from Paris. The immigrant aid committee, in Peru has been reorganized. Committee members meet Jewish immigrants–who number… More ▸

  • Will Admit Reich Exiles, Peru States

    Assurances have been given by the president and several ministers that Peru will open its doors to an undetermined number of Jewish refugees from Germany. These assurances were given to Dr. Samuel G. Inman, secretary to the League -of Nation’s High Commissioner for Refugees, James G. MacDonald. Dr. Inman came to Peru on behalf of… More ▸

  • Deny Talks with Peru on Polish Emigration

    A report that the Jewish Territorialist Organization of Poland is negotiating with the authorities of Peru for the admittance of Jewish emigrants from Poland on a large scale was denied today in a statement to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. The statement was made by Freieland, the organ of the Jewish territorialists in Poland. More ▸

  • J. G. Leguia, Writer, Passes Away in Peru

    Jorge Guillermo Leguia, historian and writer, known as a friend of the Jews, is dead here. When Leguia was on a visit to Panama recently he took an active part in combating anti-Semitism in newspapers there. The target of the press attack at that time was Dr. Ariel Ben-Zion, who was conducting a campaign in… More ▸