Uruguay

  • Uruguay Names Minister to Israel; First Since Israel Established

    The Government of Uruguay today named Dr. Pedro Maria di Lorenzo as its first Minister to Israel. Although diplomatic relations between the two countries were established in 1948, Uruguay has been represented only by a Charge d Affaires in Israel. Dr di Lorenzo was formerly second ranking member of the Uruguayan Embassy in Rome His… More ▸

  • President of Uruguay Receives Israel’s Minister of Finance

    Uruguayan President Luis Battle Berres received Israel Finance Minister Levi Eshkol today. In the course of the audience, the two men discussed the possibility of Israel-Uruguayan trade and the President promised his cooperation to the development of such trade. Later, Uruguayan Finance Minister Dr. Jose Malet gave a luncheon in Mr. Eshkol’s honor and in… More ▸

  • Israel Minister to Uruguay Presents Credentials in Montevideo

    Israel’s new Minister to Uruguay, Matatiahu Hindes, presented his credentials here to Luis Battle Berres, President of the National Government Council, in the presence of Foreign Minister Santiago Rompani and other high Uruguayan officials. Mr. Hindes was accorded military honors and an ovation by a large crowd of persons who also witnessed the credentials ceremony…. More ▸

  • New Israel Minister to Uruguay Arrives in Montevideo

    A large crowd of Uruguayan Jews, including representatives of the Jewish organizations and institutions, was waiting at the airport here when Matatiahu Hindes, new Israel Minister to Montevideo, arrived. He was officially greeted by Mario Mendez Rivas, Uruguayan Chief of Protocol. More ▸

  • Israel, Wjc Delegations Arrive in Montevideo for UNESCO Session

    Dr. Arieh Kubovi, Israel Minister to Argentina, Uruguay and Chile, will head the Israel delegation at the annual meeting of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization which opens here tomorrow. Deputy delegation head will be Dr. Mordecai Avida, secretary of the Israel legation in Buenos Aires. The World Jewish Congress delegation attending the… More ▸

  • Uruguay Backs Proposal for Attorney General for Human Rights

    Establishment of an office of Attorney General for Human Rights, empowered to receive and press complaints of human rights violations from any individual against a country was advocated before the General Assembly’s Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Committee today. Dr. Francisco Gamarra, Chief Justice of Uruguay and head of his country’s delegation to the General Assembly,… More ▸

  • President of Uruguay Receives Berl Locker; Interested in Israel

    Andres Martinez Trueba, President of the Council of Uruguay, received Berl Locker, Jewish Agency co-chairman, today in an audience which lasted 20 minutes. Mr. Locker was accompanied by L.A. Allon, Israel Charge d’affaires here. Mr. Locker explained the Agency’s work in behalf of Jewish immigration and absorption before and after the establishment of the State… More ▸

  • Locker Greeted Upon Arrival to Montevideo on Special Mission

    Berl Locker, co-chairman of the Jewish Agency executive, arrived here today on his first visit to the Uruguayan capital. Mr. Locker, who is on a mission connected with the sale of Israel development bonds, was warmly greeted at the airport by a large crowd of Jews and by representatives of the Uruguayan Foreign Ministry. More ▸

  • Leavitt Honored in Buenos Aires; Leaves for Uruguay and Brazil

    The Jewish community of Buenos Aires last night honored Moses A. Leavitt executive vice-chairman of the Joint Distribution Committee, at a banquet attended by many leaders of Argentine Jewish organizations. Mr. Moses who is proceeding to Uruguay and Brazil on a JDC mission, thanked the community for its cooperation and courtesy to him during his… More ▸

  • Israel Health Minister Inaugurates Campaign in Uruguay

    Joseph Serha, Israel Minister of Health, inaugurated the Uruguayan United Israel Campaign drive for 1954 at a meeting here last night. A check for $100,000 was handed him by campaign leaders as an advance on the 1954 goal. Earlier in the day, Mr. Serlin had been escorted by Uruguayan Minister of Health Dr. Garcia Capurro… More ▸