ECUADOR: Hebrew Farms

An improvement on German, Polish and Rumanian methods of dealing with Jews was last week announced by Ecuador's Provisional President, General Alberto Enriquez. In an order not affecting Jews born in Ecuador, he decreed that all Jewish aliens not now engaged in farming must become farmers within 30 days or leave the country.

Declared the President's spokesman: "Hundreds of Jewish refugees from Europe, whom we admitted to Ecuador as colonists on the understanding that they would become farmers, have set themselves up as businessmen instead."


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