1,000 Israelis stranded in Peru to return on special flight

1,000 Israelis stranded in Peru to return on special flight

About 1,000 Israelis stranded in Peru after it announced that it would close its borders will return home on a special El Al flight.Marcy Oster, JTA, 3/18/2020, 7:27 PM
Pres. Rivlin asks Peru to pardon 24-year-old Israeli suspected of smuggling drugs

Pres. Rivlin asks Peru to pardon 24-year-old Israeli suspected of smuggling drugs

Pres. Rivlin writes to Peruvian President, requesting clemency for Hodaya Monsongo, who has been under arrest there for several months.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2020, 8:33 PM
Rabbanim react to story of imprisoned woman

Rabbanim react to story of imprisoned woman

24-year-old Hodaya Monsango made headlines this week after news spread of her shocking arrest and imprisonment.Communicated Content, 12/8/2019, 9:12 PM
Peru's ex-president denied bail - for fear he may flee to Israel

Peru's ex-president denied bail - for fear he may flee to Israel

Federal judge in San Francisco denies former Peruvian president bail, noting he may flee to Israel with his Israeli wife.Gabe Stutman, JTA, 7/31/2019, 7:16 AM
Former President of Peru kills himself

Former President of Peru kills himself

Former Peruvian President Alan Garcia shoots himself to death amid investigation into international bribery scandal.Gary Willig, 4/17/2019, 6:19 PM
Earthquake strikes Peru

Earthquake strikes Peru

Earthquake measuring 7.1 shakes Peru, a week after a similar earthquake shook Ecuador.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2019, 12:03 PM
Strong earthquake shakes Ecuador

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
Planes in South America forced to land over bomb threats

Planes in South America forced to land over bomb threats

Four passenger planes make emergency landings in Chile, Peru and Argentina over bomb threats. No injuries reported.Ben Ariel, 8/17/2018, 1:38 AM
Peru: 10 die at funeral

Peru: 10 die at funeral

Peruvian Health Ministry says food poisoning which caused 10 deaths at a funeral may have been caused by insecticides.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2018, 2:16 PM
Peru: 48 dead in accident on 'Devil's Curve'

Peru: 48 dead in accident on 'Devil's Curve'

48 people killed when bus falls down a cliff after being struck by a tractor trailer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2018, 6:00 AM
Israeli rescue team fails to find Canadian man missing in Peru

Israeli rescue team fails to find Canadian man missing in Peru

Foul play suspected. 'The Israelis are fairly certain that they didn’t find him because someone doesn’t want us to find him.'JTA, 12/21/2017, 2:59 PM
Floods wreck Peruvian neighborhoods

Floods wreck Peruvian neighborhoods

Panic throughout towns and villages affected by Peruvian flood waters., 3/16/2017, 12:01 PM
100 units of blood flown from Israel to Peru for Israeli tourist

100 units of blood flown from Israel to Peru for Israeli tourist

Magen David Adom paramedic leaves for Peru with 100 units of blood for tourist hospitalized with blood-related illness.JTA, 2/17/2017, 5:29 AM
Life of Israeli tourist in Peru depends on fast blood donations

Life of Israeli tourist in Peru depends on fast blood donations

Emergency blood donation campaign underway to save life of Israeli tourist in Peru who contracted deadly bacterial blood infection.JTA, 2/13/2017, 5:52 PM
Israel refuses entry to Peruvian ex-president

Israel refuses entry to Peruvian ex-president

Alejandro Toledo, whose wife holds Israeli passport, is denied entry amid corruption charges.AFP, 2/12/2017, 7:04 PM
Peru's wanted ex-President on way to Israel

Peru's wanted ex-President on way to Israel

Alejandro Toledo, once the President of Peru and now wanted internationally on bribery charges, has left the U.S. for Israel.Hillel Fendel, 2/12/2017, 10:09 AM
Peru hunts ex-president Toledo over graft claims

Peru hunts ex-president Toledo over graft claims

Peru alerts US, Israel, France to cooperate in manhunt for ex-President Toledo involved in multi-million dollar bribery scandal.AFP, 2/11/2017, 11:20 PM
Peru's president conducts Israel Philharmonic

Peru's president conducts Israel Philharmonic

President of Peru, whose father was a Jewish refugee, conducts Israel's Philharmonic Orchestra at a concert in Lima.JTA, 8/22/2016, 4:27 AM
Son of Jewish doctor sworn in as Peru's president

Son of Jewish doctor sworn in as Peru's president

Former Wall Street banker Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, son of a Jewish doctor who fled Nazi Germany, inaugurated as Peru's new president.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2016, 1:15 AM
‘Wandering Israeli’ leaves Lima airport

‘Wandering Israeli’ leaves Lima airport

57-year-old Olga Babaev's story made headlines in Peru, where it was compared to Steven Spielberg’s film 'The Terminal.'JTA, 6/21/2016, 5:42 PM
Peru: Son of Jewish doctor wins majority of votes

Peru: Son of Jewish doctor wins majority of votes

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski wins the majority of votes in Peru's presidential election, but final result depends on challenged ballots.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2016, 2:14 AM
Son of Jewish doctor declares victory in Peru

Son of Jewish doctor declares victory in Peru

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's camp claims victory in Peru's presidential election, but final results not expected for few days.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/8/2016, 1:13 AM
Peru election: Jewish doctor's son leads

Peru election: Jewish doctor's son leads

With nearly 90% of vote counted, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has a hair's breadth edge over Keiko Fujimori - vote count to go down to the wire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2016, 3:18 PM
Son of Jewish doctor leads in Peru elections

Son of Jewish doctor leads in Peru elections

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has narrow lead as polls close; voters choose between rightist candidates following disastrous leftist presidency.Roland Lloyd Parry, 6/6/2016, 8:38 AM
Israeli tourist mysteriously dies in Peru

Israeli tourist mysteriously dies in Peru

Shira Roth, 21, dies on bus after feeling ill; Foreign Min. checking circumstances. Her father was among first Arutz Sheva workers.Uzi Baruch, 4/1/2016, 10:17 AM
Israeli tourist dies in Peru

Israeli tourist dies in Peru

Man killed during extreme sports activity, when cable snapped during a 100 meter pendulum jump .Shoshana Miskin, 3/14/2016, 10:17 AM
Israeli Backpacker Who Died in Peru Identified

Israeli Backpacker Who Died in Peru Identified

Aviv Bromberg of Kfar Saba is the Israeli in his twenties who apparently went into cardiac arrest while hiking at high altitudes.Tova Dvorin, 7/21/2015, 3:52 PM
Family Blames Negligence for Man's Death in Peru

Family Blames Negligence for Man's Death in Peru

Max Sela's family insists the 24 year-old knew how to take care of himself, was not a risk-taker.Tova Dvorin, 4/12/2015, 10:32 AM
Max Sela, 24, Named as Israeli Killed in Peru

Max Sela, 24, Named as Israeli Killed in Peru

Israeli killed in Peruvian air glider accident named as Max Sela, 24, from Shoham; family struggling to digest the news.Cynthia Blank, 4/9/2015, 12:24 PM
Third Tragedy: Israeli Killed in Peru Accident

Third Tragedy: Israeli Killed in Peru Accident

The Foreign Ministry said that an Israeli in his 20s had been killed while on a hike in Peru - the third death reported so far this week.Moshe Cohen, 4/8/2015, 10:40 PM
Peru: Police to Charge Hezbollah Terrorist

Peru: Police to Charge Hezbollah Terrorist

Mohammed Amadar admitted to being a member of Hezbollah and was found in possession of explosive materials.Ari Soffer, 11/11/2014, 6:27 PM
Peru Foils Hezbollah Terror Attack on Israelis

Peru Foils Hezbollah Terror Attack on Israelis

Hezbollah terrorist arrested with weapons and explosives right before launching attack on Israeli and Jewish targets.Ari Yashar, 10/30/2014, 9:50 PM
Body of 2nd Missing Israeli Tourist Found in Peru

Body of 2nd Missing Israeli Tourist Found in Peru

Grim discovery comes just days after Israeli woman's body discovered by rescuers.Ari Soffer, 10/11/2014, 9:04 PM
Body of Israeli Tourist Found in Peruvian River

Body of Israeli Tourist Found in Peruvian River

Search for two Israelis missing since Tuesday rafting accident yields tragic results on Thursday.Ari Yashar, 10/10/2014, 8:15 AM
Growing Concern over Missing Israeli Rafters' Fate

Growing Concern over Missing Israeli Rafters' Fate

Rescue expedition is to land in Lima Thursday night and join the search for two missing Israelis, a man and woman aged 21 and 22.Gil Ronen, 10/9/2014, 9:25 PM
Israelis in Peru Rafting Accident Feared Drowned

Israelis in Peru Rafting Accident Feared Drowned

Still no lead on two Israelis who disappeared in crash two days ago; tourist companion recounts their last days together.Ari Yashar, 10/8/2014, 3:06 PM
Two Israelis Missing in Peru Rafting Accident

Two Israelis Missing in Peru Rafting Accident

Israeli consul investigating fate of Israeli tourists who disappeared on Apurimac River, site of past Israeli deaths.Ornit Etzer, Ari Yashar, 10/7/2014, 2:18 PM
Israel: Envoy Recalls 'Encouraging Hamas'

Israel: Envoy Recalls 'Encouraging Hamas'

Five separate Latin American countries recall ambassadors to Israel over war in Gaza; Israel 'deeply disappointed' over move.AFP, 7/30/2014, 6:48 PM
'Settlements Are Destructive', Abbas Says

'Settlements Are Destructive', Abbas Says

After he blasts "settlements" as destructive, PA Chairman calls for "peaceful solution" to conflict.Elad Benari, 2/19/2014, 4:13 AM
‘Amazon Jews’ on Their Way to Israel

‘Amazon Jews’ on Their Way to Israel

Hundreds of ‘Amazon Jews’ are planning aliyah.Maayana Miskin, 4/26/2013, 9:40 AM
Israeli Woman Dies in Peru

Israeli Woman Dies in Peru

A young Israeli woman has died in Cusco, Peru in a rafting accident.Chana Ya'ar, 9/5/2012, 3:55 PM
Peruvian Neo-Nazis Seek to Expel all Jews

Peruvian Neo-Nazis Seek to Expel all Jews

The leader of Peru’s far-right political group seeks to expel the country’s Jewish population because “they control the global economy.”Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/22/2012, 11:10 AM
Peru Presidential Race Ending

Peru Presidential Race Ending

Keiko Fujimori and Ollanta Humala, the two candidates for Peru's presidency, have one thing in common - a close relative serving jail time.Amiel Ungar, 6/6/2011, 12:53 AM
Peru Its not the Economy Stupid

Peru Its not the Economy Stupid

Too many decent centrist candidates may produce a run off between extremists.Amiel Ungar, 4/11/2011, 9:03 AM