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  • Cia Official Discounts Reports That PLO is Aiding Nicaragua Gov’t.

    A high ranking Central Intelligence Agency official indicated today that he discounted reports that the Palestine Liberation Organization has sent advisors to help the Sandinista government in Nicaragua. Adm. Bobby Inman, deputy director of the CIA, said in response to questions at a briefing for reporters at the State Department, that there was a build-up… More ▸

  • Israel Nicaragua Agree to Continue Diplomatic-relations

    Yosef Ciechanover, director general of Israel’s Foreign Ministry, disclosed today that the Israeli government and the new government of Nicaragua have already accredited diplomatic representative to each other’s country. He declined to name the new Israeli delegate to Nicaragua. Speaking with Israeli correspondents here at the conclusion of a 10-day visit to Brazil, Venezuela and… More ▸

  • Israel, Nicaragua to Maintain Ties

    Israel and Nicaragua will continue to maintain full diplomatic relations, according to an exchange of messages between the two governments over the weekend. The future of diplomatic relations between Israel and Nicaragua was questioned following reports from Nicaragua that Israel had supplied military weapons to the regime of President Anastasio Somoza Debayle. However, several weeks… More ▸

  • Israel Halts Arms to Nicaragua

    Deputy Defese Minister Mordechai Zipori acknowledged that Israel supplied arms to Nicaragua in the past but it does not do so any longer, in response to questions in the Knesset today. He noted that many other countries also supplied arms to Nicaragua bet when things “got complicated,” Israel made a point of ending its supply… More ▸

  • Israelis Leave Nicaragua

    Tahal; Israel’s water resources planning company announced today that it has pulled all of its personnel and their families out of Managua, the capital of Nicaragua which is now a battlefield between the Sandinista rebels and the Somoza government. The move means abandonment of an eight year irrigation and water systems contract granted the Israeli… More ▸

  • Behind the Headlines the Jews in Nicaragua

    A former secretary of the Jewish community in Managua, the capital of Nicaragua, reported that the 60 Jewish men, women and children remaining in that besieged Latin American country had no immediate plans to emigrate but admitted that if President Anastasia Somoza Debayle was defeated, problems for the remaining Jews, might be severe. But Leonardo… More ▸

  • Israel and Nicaragua

    The State Department said yesterday that Israel’s “last shipment” of military materiel to the Somoza government “under a set of contracts for light military equipment was made in August.” The Department’s chief spokesman, Hodding Carter, was asked for the second time in a week about Israeli military assistance to Nicaragua’s government. Previously he reported that… More ▸

  • Fighting in Nicaragua Has Not Had Any Impact on Small Jewish Community

    The outbreak of fighting in Managua and other cities in Nicaragua between government forces and rebels has not had any special impact on the country’s small Jewish community, it was reported here by Rabbi Morton M. Rosenthal, director of the Latin American affairs department of the Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith. Rosenthal said that in… More ▸

  • Israel Sends Food to Nicaragua

    Fifty-thousand pounds of food which the Israeli government purchased here for the relief of earthquake victims in Managua, Nicaragua, left Miami International Airport today aboard a plane of Lanic, the Nicaraguan national airline. The cartons carried the inscription, “Food for the children of Nicaragua from Israel. Shalom.” At the airport to see off the shipment… More ▸

  • Israel Rushing Medical Aid to Nicaragua Earthquake Victims

    Israel prepared today to send a team of ten medical men to aid in relief work in Nicaragua for the victims of the earthquake that devastated that nation’s capital, Managua. The Foreign Ministry has instructed Israeli Ambassador Eli Nevo in San Jose, Costa Rica, who is also accredited to Nicaragua, to ascertain immediately what type… More ▸