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Israeli dies of dairy allergy in Colombia

Israeli exposed to lactose at local restaurant is rushed to hospital, dies a few days later.

Israeli dies of dairy allergy in Colombia

Watch: Spectators flee as stadium collapses in Colombia

At least five people have been killed and hundreds injured after a stand collapsed during a bullfight in Colombia

Watch: Spectators flee as stadium collapses in Colombiaplayer

Colombian president issues apology for Nazi-themed police cadet event

Cultural exchange event for police cadet widely denounced for its Nazi theme, including swastikas, uniforms and replica firearms.

Colombian president issues apology for Nazi-themed police event

Iran's Quds Force, not Hezbollah, behind plot targeting Israeli and American citizens

Plot to target Israelis and Americans in Colombia was hatched by Iran, not Lebanese terror group, say sources familiar with investigation.

Iran, not Hezbollah, behind plot targeting Israelis

Colombia accuses Hezbollah of 'criminal activities'

Colombia's Defense Minister says Hezbollah is being monitored after country captured and expelled two criminals commissioned by the group.

Colombia accuses Hezbollah of 'criminal activities'

Colombian President seeks to upgrade ties with Israel

President Isaac Herzog hosts dinner in honor of visiting President Iván Duque Márquez of Colombia.

Colombian President seeks to upgrade ties with Israel

Colombia captures country’s most wanted drug trafficker

President Iván Duque likens arrest of Dairo Antonio Úsuga to the capture three decades ago of Pablo Escobar.

Colombia captures country’s most wanted drug trafficker

Israeli technology to save lives of Colombian children

Israel donates machines which 'extract' drinking water from the air to drought-stricken Colombian state.

Israeli technology to save lives of Colombian children

Millions of dollars found in wall of drug kingpin's home

After seeing 'vision', Nicholas Escobar finds $18 million treasure wall of Pablo Escobar's home.

Millions found in wall of drug kingpin's homeplayer

Operation to return Israelis from Panama commences

El Al aircraft 'Jerusalem of Gold' will fly for first time in history by direct flight from Panama to Israel and return Israelis home.

Operation to return Israelis from Panama commences

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.

Colombian, Argentine Presidents call to congratulate Netanyahu

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.

El Al to send rescue flight to Colombia

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."

Pompeo praises countries which blacklisted Hezbollah

Menorah monument in Colombia vandalized

Colombian government says vandalism of monument in Bogota is an expression of "intolerance and hate".

Menorah monument in Colombia vandalized

800 liters of water - from air

Israeli technology converts air into water for residents in northern Colombia.

800 liters of water - from air

Warning: Banana shortage ahead

Fungus which devastated banana plants across the eastern hemisphere makes its way to major banana exporter.

Warning: Banana shortage ahead

Israeli wanted for drug trafficking arrested in Portugal

Man wanted by Colombia for human, drug, trafficking, and money laundering arrested in Portugal.

Israeli wanted for drug trafficking arrested in Portugal

Israeli group distributing relief to Venezuelan refugees

IsraAID NGO distributing relief materials to thousands of refugees fleeing Venezuela in neighboring Colombia.

Israeli group distributing relief to Venezuelan refugees

A Colombian twin inside a twin

The phenomenon is called a "fetus-in-fetus" and although extremely rare, it has happened previously.

A Colombian twin inside a twin

United Hatzalah opens new chapter in Colombia

Israeli first aid organization works with locals to bring response time down from 45 minutes to three.

United Hatzalah opens new chapter in Colombia

Strong earthquake shakes Ecuador

Earthquake measuring 7.5 hits Ecuador, near country's border with Peru.

Strong earthquake shakes Ecuador

In the Colombian Jungle the (Israeli) Lion never sleeps

Amazing footage of the Kfir Squadron that operates out of Palanquero in the Andes Mountains.

In the Colombian Jungle the (Israeli) Lion never sleepsplayer

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.

Colombian President: 'Palestine' recognition is irreversible

'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.

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

PA welcomes Colombia's recognition of 'Palestine'

PA cabinet praises Colombia after it recognized “Palestine” as a state.

PA welcomes 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”.

Israel surprised by Colombia's 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.

Colombia to review recognition of '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.

Colombia recognizes 'Palestine'

Netanyahu cancels trip to Colombia

In sudden move, PM cancels trip next week. No reason given, but possibly tied to Hamas-PA reconciliation negotiations.

Netanyahu cancels trip to Colombia

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.

Why was the Colombian tour guide who helped Israelis murdered?

Argentine woman killed by suspected FARC rebels in Colombia

Woman kidnapped with Israeli tourists found dead in southern Colombia.

Argentine woman killed by suspected FARC rebels in Colombia

Israelis abducted in Colombia jungle

2 discharged soldiers abducted, held for $200,000 by criminals in Colombia.

Israelis abducted in Colombia jungle

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.

Colombian reporter asked to resign for not crossing herself

Crypto-Jews return to roots after 500 years

Group of once devout Christians discover family roots dating back to Spanish Inquisition.

Crypto-Jews return to roots after 500 years

Israel issues travel warning for Colombia

Israel's Foreign Ministry warns several Colombia regions are at risk for crime and terror attacks.

Israel issues travel warning for Colombia

Colombia extradites Israeli criminal

Colombia expels Israeli citizen for crimes including drug and human trafficking.

Colombia extradites Israeli criminal

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,

Colombia expels Israeli accused of providing illicit trips

Israeli expelled from Colombia for 'violating state security'

Israeli man suspected of running prostitution and drug-trafficking network. However, no indictment filed against him.

Israeli expelled from Colombia for 'violating state security'

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.'

PA mission to Colombia calls for Israel's destruction

Jewish Argentine coach guides Colombia soccer team to World Cup

Jose Pekerman participates in FIFA's World Cup for second year in a row.

Jewish Argentine coach guides Colombia soccer team to World Cup