Guatemala City in Municipality of Guatemala, Guatemala
Israel and Guatemala Monument
Monumento Estrella de David
República de Guatemala
Loor a los insignes líderes de la patria Guatemalteca artificies del
decidido respaldo en las Naciones Unidas a la independencia y al
reconocimiento del estado de Israel.
El gobierno del Presidente: Dr. Juan José Arévalo Bermejo
Delegado representante oficial ante la ONU: Lic. Juan José García Granados
El Gabinete y Ministro de Relaciones Exteriores: Dr. Enrique Muñoz Meany Embajador ante la ONU: Dr. Carlos García Bauer
Miembro de UNESCOP: Lic. Emilio Zea González
En la acción de apoyo de los judíos guatemaltecos encabezados por Don Jorge Neumann
La decidida actuación de todos ellos será siempre base fundamental de la inquebrantable y sincera amistad entre ambos pueblos.
Republic of Guatemala
Praise to the illustrious leaders of Guatemala for their strong support at the United Nations to the independence and recognition of the state of Israel.
President : Dr. Juan José Arévalo Bermejo
Delegate and official representative to the UN : Lic. Juan José García Granados
The Cabinet and Minister of Foreign Affairs : Dr. Enrique Munoz Meany
UN Ambassador : Dr. Carlos Garcia Bauer
Member of UNESCOP : Mr. Emilio Zea González
The decisive action by all of them will always be the sincere foundation of unwavering friendship between the two countries.
Location. 14° 36.557′ N, 90° 30.921′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala, in Municipality of Guatemala. Marker is at the intersection of Avenida La Reforma and Avenida La Reforma and 5th Calle, on the left when traveling north on Avenida La Reforma. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Guatemala City, Guatemala 01009, Guatemala.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. La Reforma Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); José Maria Reina Barrios (within shouting distance of this marker); Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Miguel Garcia Granados (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Ceiba, Guatemala's National Tree (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Tower of the Reformer (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Miltary Academy of Guatemala (approx. half a kilometer away); Assassination of Dr. Alberto Fuentes Mohr (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guatemala City.
This monument commemorates Guatemala's efforts to assist the state of Israel with its formation and recognition. Guatemala was one of the first countries to recognize Israel on May 19, 1948 and one of the first countries to open an embassy in Jerusalem (later moved to Tel Aviv). Guatemala's representative to the United Nations and later Ambassador to Israel, Jorge Garcia Granados, wrote a book about his experiences titled "The birth of Israel: The drama as I saw it".
— Submitted January 11, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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