Hebrew U to open tech centers in Chicago, Paraguay and China

Hebrew University in Jerusalem announces plans to open three international tech centers in US, China, and Paraguay.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/25/2019, 9:15 AM

Brazil arrests Israeli head of global drug smuggling network

Brazil captures drug smuggling network leader after he escapes Israeli custody in Paraguay during extradition.JTA, 12/6/2018, 4:02 PM

Israeli Economics Ministry punishes Paraguay over embassy move

Following decision by new Paraguayan president to move embassy from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv, Israel cancels economic delegation to Paraguay.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2018, 12:02 PM

Turkey to open embassy in Paraguay

Turkey will open an embassy in Asuncion in a show of support for Paraguay's stance on Israel.Elad Benari, 9/7/2018, 6:43 AM

Arab League praises Paraguay

Arab League says Paraguay's decision to relocate its embassy back to Tel Aviv serves as a model for other countries.Elad Benari, 9/7/2018, 4:42 AM

Paraguayan President: Israel's response was exaggerated

Paraguayan President urges Israel to reconsider the closing of its embassy in his country.Elad Benari, 9/7/2018, 3:46 AM

Pence urges Paraguay to move embassy to Jerusalem

US Vice President speaks with Paraguayan President to discuss his decision to move his country’s embassy back to Tel Aviv.Elad Benari, 9/7/2018, 12:07 AM

Paraguayan President: Embassy relocation meant to advance peace

Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benitez explains decision to move his country’s embassy back to Tel Aviv.Elad Benari, 9/6/2018, 2:05 AM

PA to open 'embassy' in Paraguay

Palestinian Authority welcomes Paraguay’s decision to relocate its embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv from Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 9/6/2018, 12:04 AM

Paraguay announces return of embassy to Tel Aviv

Months after moving embassy to J'lem, Paraguay says it is returning its embassy. In response, Netanyahu orders embassy in Paraguay closed.Tal Polon, 9/5/2018, 8:19 PM

Barkat: 'Israel strengthened relations with Latin America'

'I brought the blessings of the people of Israel to the (new) President of Paraguay as he was sworn in,' Jerusalem's mayor said.Jonathan Benedek, 8/16/2018, 5:59 PM

Barkat to attend inauguration of Paraguayan president

Jerusalem mayor to leave today to attend swearing-in ceremony Paraguayan President-elect Mario Abdo Benitez after embassy opens in JerusalemArutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2018, 9:32 PM

This Torah made its way from a dead community to a new continent

A Torah scroll makes its way from Iowa to Paraguay, telling a story about modern Judaism on its way.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2018, 9:09 PM

White House welcomes Paraguay's embassy move

White House expresses hope that other countries will follow Paraguay and relocate their embassies to Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 5/23/2018, 6:04 AM

PA slams Paraguay embassy move as 'act of aggression'

Frustrated by string of embassy openings in Jerusalem, PA denounces Paraguay over inauguration of new embassy. 'Move violates UN decisions.'David Rosenberg, 5/21/2018, 2:46 PM

'We have no better friends than you'

President Horacio Cartes, Israeli PM Netanyahu attend opening ceremony for new embassy in J'lem, days after US, Guatemala move embassies.David Rosenberg, 5/21/2018, 1:19 PM

Paraguay to unveil Jerusalem embassy Monday

Days after US, Guatemala moved embassies to J'lem, Paraguay's president lands in Israel to attend opening of new embassy in Israeli capital.David Rosenberg, 5/21/2018, 8:07 AM

Paraguay to open embassy in Jerusalem next week

Third embassy to open in Jerusalem in under two weeks as Paraguayan president to attend opening ceremony next Tuesday.Gary Willig, 5/17/2018, 8:40 PM

Why these Latin American states are opening embassies in J'lem

What motivated some Latin American countries to go where others fear to tread, and relocate their embassies to Jerusalem?Josefin Dolsten, 5/11/2018, 8:07 AM

Paraguay to relocate embassy to Jerusalem

South American nation;s foreign ministry confirms wish of outgoing president to move embassy to Jerusalem will be fulfilled.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2018, 8:33 PM

Abbas: Moving embassies to Jerusalem is against int'l law

PA chairman urges Latin American countries not to follow in Paraguay’s footsteps and move their embassies to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 5/8/2018, 4:05 AM

Paraguayan president to open embassy in Jerusalem

Paraguayan president plans trip to Israel, embassy in Jerusalem - before the end of May.Nitsan Keidar, 5/7/2018, 7:41 PM

Paraguay’s outgoing president says will move embassy to J'lem

President of South American nation vows to relocate embassy to Jerusalem before he leaves office this summer.JTA, 4/29/2018, 9:15 PM

Report: Paraguay, Honduras ready to move embassies to Jerusalem

Army Radio reports Paraguay and Honduras are ready to relocate their embassies to Jerusalem if Netanyahu visits their countries.Elad Benari, 3/12/2018, 6:13 AM

Paraguayan President: We like Israel very much

Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes comes to Buenos Aires to meet Netanyahu.Nitsan Keidar, 9/13/2017, 3:07 AM

Paraguay to require more humane ways of animal slaughter

Paraguay will require end of shackle-and-hoist slaughter by the end of year, changing method for restraint of animals for kosher slaughter.JTA, 3/28/2017, 8:36 PM

Paraguayan President to Netanyahu: We had our own Holocaust

President Horacio Cartes becomes first Paraguayan head of state to visit Israel, emphasizes shared values, tragic histories.JTA, 7/21/2016, 5:14 PM

Rivlin: Paraguay is a true friend of Israel

President Reuven Rivlin welcomes Paraguayan counterpart making the first state visit by a president of Paraguay to Israel.Hezki Baruch, 7/19/2016, 3:08 AM

Paraguayan president on Israel visit to explore expanding ties

President Horacio Cartes of Paraguay will visit Israel to discuss several cooperation agreements between the two countries.JTA, 7/8/2016, 5:58 AM

Israel delivers drip irrigation systems to Paraguayan farmers

Israel donated food and assistance kits to help Paraguayans displaced by massive flooding in the region, the worst in 50 years.JTA, 6/26/2016, 6:26 PM

Israel Re-Opens Embassy in Paraguay

It is the third Israeli mission to re-open, after the cost-cutting closure of 16 diplomatic missions worldwide in 2002.Hillel Fendel, 8/3/2015, 12:13 AM

Paraguay to Re-open Embassy in Israel

Foreign Minister Ze'ev Elkin participated in the inauguration of President Horacio Cartes and met with Paraguay's Jewish community.Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/15/2013, 10:18 PM

Argentine President Faces Surgery for Thyroid Cancer

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, 58, has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. She will undergo surgery January 4 to remove the tumor.Chana Ya'ar, 12/28/2011, 10:41 AM

PA Says Paraguay Will Also Recognize Palestine

Palestinian Authority's Foreign Ministry claims that Paraguay will join other South American nations and recognize a Palestinian state.Elad Benari, 12/27/2010, 3:12 AM