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Colombian, Argentine Presidents call to congratulate Netanyahu

Colombian, Argentine Presidents call to congratulate Netanyahu

They discuss Iranian involvement in Latin America; PM praises Colombia decision to declare Hezbollah, Revolutionary Guards terror orgs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2020 19:41
El Al to send rescue flight to Colombia

El Al to send rescue flight to Colombia

Flight is expected to depart Wednesday at 10:00 p.m. from Bogota with about 150 hikers stranded in Colombia due to coronavirus pandemic.Ben Ariel, 25/03/2020 04:05
Pompeo praises countries which blacklisted Hezbollah

Pompeo praises countries which blacklisted Hezbollah

Secretary of State praises Colombia, Honduras and Guatemala. "The US continues to rally int'l support to counter these threats."Elad Benari, 21/01/2020 03:06
Menorah monument in Colombia vandalized

Menorah monument in Colombia vandalized

Colombian government says vandalism of monument in Bogota is an expression of "intolerance and hate".Ben Ariel, 03/11/2019 06:26
800 liters of water - from air

800 liters of water - from air

Israeli technology converts air into water for residents in northern Colombia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/10/2019 16:13
Warning: Banana shortage ahead

Warning: Banana shortage ahead

Fungus which devastated banana plants across the eastern hemisphere makes its way to major banana exporter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/08/2019 12:52
Israeli wanted for drug trafficking arrested in Portugal

Israeli wanted for drug trafficking arrested in Portugal

Man wanted by Colombia for human, drug, trafficking, and money laundering arrested in Portugal.AFP, 24/05/2019 09:04
Israeli group distributing relief to Venezuelan refugees

Israeli group distributing relief to Venezuelan refugees

IsraAID NGO distributing relief materials to thousands of refugees fleeing Venezuela in neighboring Colombia.Marcy Oster/JTA, 21/05/2019 19:04
A Colombian twin inside a twin

A Colombian twin inside a twin

The phenomenon is called a "fetus-in-fetus" and although extremely rare, it has happened previously.Sara Rubenstein, 21/03/2019 23:45
United Hatzalah opens new chapter in Colombia

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, 18/03/2019 11:16
Strong earthquake shakes Ecuador

Strong earthquake shakes Ecuador

Earthquake measuring 7.5 hits Ecuador, near country's border with Peru.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/02/2019 13:18
In the Colombian Jungle the (Israeli) Lion never sleeps

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, 16/11/2018 15:53
Colombian President: 'Palestine' recognition is irreversible

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, 04/09/2018 06:15
'Roi was kidnapped - it will be hard for him to survive'

'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, 27/08/2018 11:06
PA welcomes Colombia's recognition of 'Palestine'

PA welcomes Colombia's recognition of 'Palestine'

PA cabinet praises Colombia after it recognized “Palestine” as a state.Elad Benari, 15/08/2018 06:46
Israel surprised by Colombia's recognition of 'Palestine'

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, 10/08/2018 05:12
Colombia to review recognition of 'Palestine'

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, 09/08/2018 06:06
Colombia recognizes 'Palestine'

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, 09/08/2018 01:08
Netanyahu cancels trip to Colombia

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, 02/08/2018 12:31
Why was the Colombian tour guide who helped Israelis murdered?

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, 12/06/2018 23:26
Argentine woman killed by suspected FARC rebels in Colombia

Argentine woman killed by suspected FARC rebels in Colombia

Woman kidnapped with Israeli tourists found dead in southern Colombia.AFP, 25/05/2018 07:48
Israelis abducted in Colombia jungle

Israelis abducted in Colombia jungle

2 discharged soldiers abducted, held for $200,000 by criminals in Colombia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/05/2018 20:36
Colombian reporter asked to resign for not crossing herself

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, 21/03/2018 20:17
Crypto-Jews return to roots after 500 years

Crypto-Jews return to roots after 500 years

Group of once devout Christians discover family roots dating back to Spanish Inquisition.Mordechai Sones, 15/03/2018 19:36
Israel issues travel warning for Colombia

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, 23/02/2018 13:49
Colombia extradites Israeli criminal

Colombia extradites Israeli criminal

Colombia expels Israeli citizen for crimes including drug and human trafficking.JTA, 05/02/2018 22:05
Colombia expels Israeli accused of providing illicit trips

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, 27/11/2017 22:03
Israeli expelled from Colombia for 'violating state security'

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, 26/11/2017 11:18
PA mission to Colombia calls for Israel's destruction

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, 20/10/2017 11:50
Jewish Argentine coach guides Colombia soccer team to World Cup

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, 16/10/2017 07:35
Netanyahu: Teach us to make a good cup of coffee

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, 14/09/2017 12:48
Israel, Colombia, sign tourism & science agreements

Israel, Colombia, sign tourism & science agreements

PM Netanyahu, Colombian President Santos, agree cyber delegation will receive advanced training in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/09/2017 12:14
Colombian President: Israel is a friend and an ally

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, 14/09/2017 03:37
PM Netanyahu leaves on historic visit to Latin America

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, 08/09/2017 15:38
Colombian woman crosses into Israel to steal money

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, 26/06/2017 11:04
9 dead after tourist boat capsizes in Colombia

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, 26/06/2017 03:17
Colombia landslide leaves 254 dead

Colombia landslide leaves 254 dead

Rain causes flooding, landslide, in Colombia border city.Chana Roberts, 01/04/2017 20:35
Fed up Israeli passenger removed from Colombia flight

Fed up Israeli passenger removed from Colombia flight

Israeli gets booted from Colombia plane after 'threatening' to detonate a bomb.JTA, 25/02/2017 23:47
Colombian plane carrying 81 passengers crashes, 76 killed

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, 29/11/2016 08:05
President of Colombia wins Nobel Peace Prize

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, 07/10/2016 12:42
Colombians in Israel to learn how to clear mines

Colombians in Israel to learn how to clear mines

Colombian government dispatches delegation to Israel to learn land mine removal methods after 11,000 Colombians killed by mines since 1991.JTA, 11/09/2016 21:23
Israeli company to build toll road in Colombia

Israeli company to build toll road in Colombia

Shikun & Binui will build the nearly 100-mile-long Cundinamarca 010 toll road near Bogota.JTA, 13/07/2016 05:15
Jewish coach leads Colombia soccer team

Jewish coach leads Colombia soccer team

Colombia's national soccer team finishes third in Copa America Centenario tournament led by its Jewish coach, Jose Pekerman.JTA, 28/06/2016 01:59
Israeli businessman shot dead in Colombia

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, 16/06/2016 18:58
Three Israelis die in crashes abroad on same day

Three Israelis die 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, 18/05/2016 11:55
Colombian tourist missing in Israel

Colombian tourist missing in Israel

Daniel Uribe came to visit Israel and disappeared over a month ago.Shoshana Miskin, 14/12/2015 14:56
Israeli Escapes Kidnappers' Clutches in Colombia

Israeli Escapes Kidnappers' Clutches in Colombia

An Israeli businessman in Colombia managed to escape from kidnappers – by calling rescuers and speaking to them in Hebrew.Moshe Cohen, 20/07/2015 20:52
Head of Colombia's Calle Cartel Surrenders

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, 08/05/2012 05:16
Barak: Time for Serious Sanctions on Iran

Barak: 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, 18/04/2012 06:46
Colombia Identified as Secret UAV Buyer

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, 24/01/2012 10:01
PA Inches Closer to Losing Security Council Vote

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, 04/11/2011 09:02
Israel,Colombia Sign Agreement

Israel,Colombia Sign Agreement

New agreement between Israel and Colombia will allow airlines of both countries to offer direct flights between Bogota and Tel Aviv.Elad Benari, 18/04/2011 05:12
Colombia: PA Not a Country

Colombia: PA Not 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, 31/03/2011 14:07