The Chargé in Ecuador (Shaw) to the Secretary of State
[Received May 4—9:45 a.m.]
231. Reurtel April 30, 8 a.m.64 Only German school in Ecuador Colegio Leman of Quito was closed and German instructors returned to Germany April 1942. Suspected successor school Penjionado Gonzalez Suarez closed July 1943 by inclusion on PL.
Official German propaganda continued clandestinely by Max Rueff in charge of German affairs at Spanish Legation after Eucador broke relations in January 1942 continued until November 1943 when Rueff arrested and interned in US.
- Not printed; in it the Department requested reports on the liquidation of German schools and other propaganda and cultural agencies (862.20210/4–3046).↩