MEXICO: Hebrew Fur

Although President Cardenas hinted last month that he would not suppress Jews, last week, stimulated by news from Ecuador (see below), anti-Semitism reared its ugly head in Mexico. Mexico City's new Committee for Defense of Mexican Merchants loudly complained to the office of Secretary of Interior Garcia Tellez that: "Most of the 200 Mexicans in the fur business have been displaced by Jews!" Mexico City's conservative Novedades excitedly headlined: "THE CAMPAIGN AGAINST HEBREWS IN MEXICO."


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