INDEX OF ARTICLES
Photos from the Ceremony Honoring Dr. Manuel Antonio Muñoz Borrero as "Righteous Among the Nations" (June 23, 2011)
YouTube Video About Ecuadorian Consul Manuel Antonio Muñoz Borrero [in Spanish]
Holocaust Remembrance Day 2012 (in the Nationial Assembly/Asamblea Nacional, Quito): Invitation, Program & Photographs -- Asamblea se sumó a actos de recordación en memoria de las víctimas del Holocausto; se rindió homenaje a Manuel Antonio Muñoz Borrero
Shoah Memorial Dedication, Quito -- May 1997 (photograph)
Statement concerning Ernesto Fuchs, Josef Vondracek, and Karel Linhart who saved many (perhaps up to 500) Jewish lives as honorary Ecuadorian consuls in Prague, in 1939 (provided by Alberto Dorzaun and Charles (Carlos) Beck [in Spanish with English translation]
Statement on Behalf of Sr. Don José Ignacio Burbano, Ecuadorian Consul in Bremen, Germany, who issued visas to Ecuador to 40 Jewish families during World War II, thus saving their lives [in Spanish with English translation]
Article appearing in El Comerico (Quito), dated January 29, 2010, about the 65th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, and referencing the Third Holocaust Remembrance Day (January 2010)
This section includes information about the history of the Holocaust as it relates to Ecuador, the Jewish community there, and the refugees who fled Nazi Europe and found refuge in Ecuador. Also included are entries of how the Holocaust is commemorated in present-day Ecuador through remembrance, education programs, and teacher training sponsored by the Jewish community.
Note: This site is based on the old JOE's Web site, and many of the links in this new site -- for example, to the Web, articles, and photographs -- have been disabled over the years. We are trying to re-establish those links -- but please bear with us, as some may not be recoverable. Please contact us if you are able to assist in reconnecting these disabled links.