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London Editor Proposes British Honduras Be Turned into Jewish State

January 8, 1939
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A suggestion that British Honduras be transformed into a Jewish State under the joint protection of Great Britain and the United States was made today by W.E. Simnett, editor of the Crown Colonist, in a letter published by the Spectator, independent political and literary periodical.

Mr. Simnett would transfer administration of the colony to responsible Jewish authorities. He pointed out that British Honduras, in Central America, is the size of Palestine and is inhabited by only 56,000 people, mostly natives.

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