Warning: Banana shortage ahead

Fungus which devastated banana plants across the eastern hemisphere makes its way to major banana exporter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2019, 12:52 PM

Israeli wanted for drug trafficking arrested in Portugal

Man wanted by Colombia for human, drug, trafficking, and money laundering arrested in Portugal.AFP, 5/24/2019, 9:04 AM

Israeli group distributing relief to Venezuelan refugees

IsraAID NGO distributing relief materials to thousands of refugees fleeing Venezuela in neighboring Colombia.Marcy Oster/JTA, 5/21/2019, 7:04 PM

A Colombian twin inside a twin

The phenomenon is called a "fetus-in-fetus" and although extremely rare, it has happened previously.Sara Rubenstein, 3/21/2019, 11:45 PM

United Hatzalah opens new chapter in Colombia

Israeli first aid organization works with locals to bring response time down from 45 minutes to three.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2019, 11:16 AM

Strong earthquake shakes Ecuador

Earthquake measuring 7.5 hits Ecuador, near country's border with Peru.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2019, 1:18 PM

In the Colombian Jungle the (Israeli) Lion never sleeps

Amazing footage of the Kfir Squadron that operates out of Palanquero in the Andes Mountains.Yissachar Ruas, 11/16/2018, 3:53 PM

Colombian President: 'Palestine' recognition is irreversible

Colombia’s new President says decision by his predecessor to recognize “Palestine” days before he left office cannot be changed.Elad Benari, 9/4/2018, 6:15 AM

'Roi was kidnapped - it will be hard for him to survive'

Friend of Israeli man arrested by Colombian authorities after large quantity of cocaine found on his boat says his friend is being framed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2018, 11:06 AM

PA welcomes Colombia's recognition of 'Palestine'

PA cabinet praises Colombia after it recognized “Palestine” as a state.Elad Benari, 8/15/2018, 6:46 AM

Israel surprised by Colombia's recognition of 'Palestine'

Israel's foreign ministry awaiting explanation from Colombia's new government following reports the country recognized “Palestine”.Ben Ariel, 8/10/2018, 5:12 AM

Colombia to review recognition of 'Palestine'

Colombia’s new government says it will review former President’s recognition of “Palestine” as a state.Elad Benari, 8/9/2018, 6:06 AM

Colombia recognizes 'Palestine'

Colombian foreign ministry reveals the country recognized “Palestine” as a sovereign state in the days before its new president took office.Elad Benari, 8/9/2018, 1:08 AM

Netanyahu cancels trip to Colombia

In sudden move, PM cancels trip next week. No reason given, but possibly tied to Hamas-PA reconciliation negotiations.Nitzan Keidar, 8/2/2018, 12:31 PM

Why was the Colombian tour guide who helped Israelis murdered?

Colombian authorities still trying to decipher murder of tour guide Monica Blanco, who helped two young Israelis survive a kidnapping.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/12/2018, 11:26 PM

Argentine woman killed by suspected FARC rebels in Colombia

Woman kidnapped with Israeli tourists found dead in southern Colombia.AFP, 5/25/2018, 7:48 AM

Israelis abducted in Colombia jungle

2 discharged soldiers abducted, held for $200,000 by criminals in Colombia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2018, 8:36 PM

Colombian reporter asked to resign for not crossing herself

Jewish journalist ordered to resign from her anchor post on daily newscast after refusing to cross herself while on the air.JTA, 3/21/2018, 8:17 PM

Crypto-Jews return to roots after 500 years

Group of once devout Christians discover family roots dating back to Spanish Inquisition.Mordechai Sones, 3/15/2018, 7:36 PM

Israel issues travel warning for Colombia

Israel's Foreign Ministry warns several Colombia regions are at risk for crime and terror attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2018, 1:49 PM

Colombia extradites Israeli criminal

Colombia expels Israeli citizen for crimes including drug and human trafficking.JTA, 2/5/2018, 10:05 PM

Colombia expels Israeli accused of providing illicit trips

Israeli national accused of providing trips with drugs and prostitutes banned from returning to Colombia for 10 years,JTA, 11/27/2017, 10:03 PM

Israeli expelled from Colombia for 'violating state security'

Israeli man suspected of running prostitution and drug-trafficking network. However, no indictment filed against him.Mordechai Sones, 11/26/2017, 11:18 AM

PA mission to Colombia calls for Israel's destruction

Official PA mission to State of Colombia tweets quote from Arafat saying Arab goal is end of Israel. 'We don't want peace. We want WAR.'Gary Willig, 10/20/2017, 11:50 AM

Jewish Argentine coach guides Colombia soccer team to World Cup

Jose Pekerman participates in FIFA's World Cup for second year in a row.JTA, 10/16/2017, 7:35 AM

Netanyahu: Teach us to make a good cup of coffee

PM Netanyahu promises to send Israeli tourists to Colombia, stresses importance of countries' cooperation in fighting Iran, ISIS.Chana Roberts, 9/14/2017, 12:48 PM

Israel, Colombia, sign tourism & science agreements

PM Netanyahu, Colombian President Santos, agree cyber delegation will receive advanced training in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2017, 12:14 PM

Colombian President: Israel is a friend and an ally

Prime Minister Netanyahu and Colombian President Santos pledge to strengthen ties between the two countries.Elad Benari, 9/14/2017, 3:37 AM

PM Netanyahu leaves on historic visit to Latin America

Netanyahu leaves for trip to Argentina, Mexico, and Columbia, then meets world leaders at UN General Assembly in New York.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2017, 3:38 PM

Colombian woman crosses into Israel to steal money

Colombian woman enters Israel with a group, steals tens of thousands of shekels from Israeli citizens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2017, 11:04 AM

9 dead after tourist boat capsizes in Colombia

Nine people dead, 28 reported missing after tourist boat with about 150 people capsizes near Medellin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2017, 3:17 AM

Colombia landslide leaves 254 dead

Rain causes flooding, landslide, in Colombia border city.Chana Roberts, 4/1/2017, 8:35 PM

Fed up Israeli passenger removed from Colombia flight

Israeli gets booted from Colombia plane after 'threatening' to detonate a bomb.JTA, 2/25/2017, 11:47 PM

Colombian plane carrying 81 passengers crashes, 76 killed

A Colombian airplane carrying 81 passengers including a Brazilian football team crashes, at least 25 feared deadYoel Domb, 11/29/2016, 8:05 AM

President of Colombia wins Nobel Peace Prize

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos awarded Nobel Peace Prize for efforts to end conflict with rebel groups.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/7/2016, 12:42 PM

Colombian delegation in Israel to learn how to clear land mines

Colombian government dispatches delegation to Israel to learn land mine removal methods after 11,000 Colombians killed by mines since 1991.JTA, 9/11/2016, 9:23 PM

Israeli company to build $640 million toll road in Colombia

Shikun & Binui will build the nearly 100-mile-long Cundinamarca 010 toll road near Bogota.JTA, 7/13/2016, 5:15 AM

Jewish coach leads Colombia soccer team in Copa tournament

Colombia's national soccer team finishes third in Copa America Centenario tournament led by its Jewish coach, Jose Pekerman.JTA, 6/28/2016, 1:59 AM

Israeli businessman shot dead in Colombia

Shay Azran, 37, was riding a motorcycle Wednesday night when he was shot 10 times at close range.JTA, 6/16/2016, 6:58 PM

Three Israelis killed in crashes abroad on same day

Shortly after mother and daughter die in Switzerland car crash, Israeli in his 20s dies on Colombian island in the Caribbean.Nitsan Keidar, 5/18/2016, 11:55 AM

Colombian tourist missing in Israel

Daniel Uribe came to visit Israel and disappeared over a month ago.Shoshana Miskin, 12/14/2015, 2:56 PM

Israeli Escapes Kidnappers' Clutches - Thanks to His Hebrew

An Israeli businessman in Colombia managed to escape from kidnappers – by calling rescuers and speaking to them in Hebrew.Moshe Cohen, 7/20/2015, 8:52 PM

Head of Colombia's Calle Cartel Surrenders

The head of one of the most notorious cocaine cartels in the world has turned himself in to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Authority (DEA).Chana Ya'ar, 5/8/2012, 5:16 AM

Barak in Colombia: Time for Serious Sanctions on Iran

Defense Minister Ehud Barak meets with Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos in the Colombian capital Bogota.Elad Benari, 4/18/2012, 6:46 AM

Colombia Identified as Secret UAV Buyer

Colombia has been identified as the mysterious buyer of Israeli Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) systems worth $50 million. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/24/2012, 10:01 AM

PA Inches Closer to Losing Security Council Vote

Palestinian Authority's statehood bid at the UN likely to be rejected after Britain, France and Colombia announce plans to abstain.Elad Benari, 11/4/2011, 9:02 AM

Israel and Colombia Sign Open Skies Agreement

New agreement between Israel and Colombia will allow airlines of both countries to offer direct flights between Bogota and Tel Aviv.Elad Benari, 4/18/2011, 5:12 AM

Colombia Won't Recognize PA as a Country

Columbia won't join the parade of Latin American nations that have recognized the Palestinian Authority as a sovereign country.Chana Ya'ar, 3/31/2011, 2:07 PM