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Two members of extremist Lev Tahor cult arrested in Guatemala

Two members of extremist Lev Tahor cult arrested in Guatemala

Joint US, Guatemalan, operation leads to arrest of two cult members suspected of kidnapping, child abuse.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2021 12:48
Leader of extremist haredi Orthodox sect Lev Tahor arrested in Guatemala

Leader of extremist haredi Orthodox sect Lev Tahor arrested in Guatemala

Yaakov Weinstein of Lev Tahor arrested on first day of Pesach on suspicion of kidnapping.Shira Hanau/JTA, 30/03/2021 22:18
Guatemalan President tests positive for coronavirus

Guatemalan President tests positive for coronavirus

Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei tests positive for new coronavirus, but says he feels well.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 18/09/2020 19:59
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
Guatemala President: We will keep embassy in Jerusalem

Guatemala President: We will keep embassy in Jerusalem

Alejandro Giammattei meets Israeli Minister Akunis prior to his swearing-in ceremony, says will recognize Hezbollah as a terror group.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/01/2020 19:16
Amb. Danon 'optimistic about our place in UN'

Amb. Danon 'optimistic about our place in UN'

Israel's ambassador to the UN speaks with Arutz Sheva about the Delegation to Israel, votes in the UN and the 'forgotten Jewish refugees'Yoni Kempinski, 10/12/2019 23:01
Guatemalan President-elect: World must recognize Jerusalem

Guatemalan President-elect: World must recognize Jerusalem

Guatemalan President-elect Alejandro Giammatte praises Israelis for 'making the desert bloom.'Yoni Kempinski, 10/12/2019 20:59
Guatemalan President honored in Jerusalem

Guatemalan President honored in Jerusalem

Jewish National Fund and Friends of Israel Museum hold festive event to commemorate entry of new Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei.Mordechai Sones, 10/12/2019 19:43
Guatemala to declare Hezbollah a terrorist organization

Guatemala to declare Hezbollah a terrorist organization

Guatemala President-elect meets Foreign Minister Katz: "The friends of Israel are my friends and the enemies of Israel are our enemies."Elad Benari, 09/12/2019 06:02
Guatemala’s president-elect: Rocket attacks on Israel must stop

Guatemala’s president-elect: Rocket attacks on Israel must stop

President-elect Alejandro Giammattei calls for the end of “the attacks in which our brothers, the people of Israel, are being victimized.”Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 13/11/2019 22:04
Guatemala embassy celebrates Independence Day

Guatemala embassy celebrates Independence Day

Dr. Mike Evans and The Friends of Zion Museum hosted the Embassy of Guatemala’s event for Guatemalan Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2019 23:43
ZAKA volunteer awarded  'Ambassador of Peace' honor in Guatemala

ZAKA volunteer awarded 'Ambassador of Peace' honor in Guatemala

Guatemala's Secretary of Peace says award given out of respect for humanitarian assistance provided to nation's citizens by ZAKA volunteers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2019 14:59
Sara Netanyahu hosts Guatemalan First Lady Patricia Morales

Sara Netanyahu hosts Guatemalan First Lady Patricia Morales

Morales in Israel on reciprocal visit after Sara Netanyahu's visit to Guatemala as part of Foreign Ministry delegation several months ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/05/2019 22:03
British MP who slandered IDF apologizes

British MP who slandered IDF apologizes

Fake news: British MP who published post showing IDF harming children apologizes, admits soldiers were Guatemalan.Chana Roberts, 23/04/2019 13:15
Israeli businessman running for president of Guatemala

Israeli businessman running for president of Guatemala

Guatemalan-born Israeli businessman and leader of Guatemala's Jewish community to run for president of native country.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 10/03/2019 18:51
Sara Netanyahu in Guatemala: Save lives

Sara Netanyahu in Guatemala: Save lives

Prime Minister's wife launches campaign to save Guatemalan children along with Guatemalan President and his wife.Ido Ben Porat, 12/12/2018 05:42
Sara Netanyahu visits Guatemala

Sara Netanyahu visits Guatemala

Prime Minister's wife lands in Guatemala for visit to which she was personally invited by the President's wife.Nitsan Keidar, 11/12/2018 03:36
Guatemala prepares for Netanyahu's visit

Guatemala prepares for Netanyahu's visit

270 Guatemalan children receive ‘wheelchairs of hope’ from Mashav agency ahead of Israeli PM's visit.ILTV, 01/11/2018 21:14
Barkat: 'Israel strengthened relations with Latin America'

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, 16/08/2018 17:59
Guatemala's 'Jerusalem neighborhood' rises from the rubble

Guatemala's 'Jerusalem neighborhood' rises from the rubble

ZAKA-initiated international alliance finances and builds 100 homes for Guatemala volcano evacuees.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/08/2018 19:37
Netanyahu: 'Purpose of my Europe trip achieved'

Netanyahu: 'Purpose of my Europe trip achieved'

PM says European leaders agreed to goal he set forth 'to form broad international agreement that Iran should leave Syria, all of Syria'.Mordechai Sones, 10/06/2018 14:00
'Proud to be a part of Israeli delegation helping in Guatemala'

'Proud to be a part of Israeli delegation helping in Guatemala'

Tal Rabin joins Israeli aid delegation that left for Guatemala following the eruption of the volcano Fuego.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2018 14:54
Hawaii mayor's home destroyed in volcano eruption

Hawaii mayor's home destroyed in volcano eruption

Hundreds more homes destroyed by Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, including one belonging to mayor of Hawaii County.Tal Polon, 06/06/2018 18:05
Netanyahu: Israel preparing rescue teams for Guatemala

Netanyahu: Israel preparing rescue teams for Guatemala

Israeli PM speaks with Gautemalan president following devastating volcanic eruption, offers to assist in rescue and recovery efforts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/06/2018 13:24
Jewish aid and rescue organization at Guatemala volcano scene

Jewish aid and rescue organization at Guatemala volcano scene

About 50 ZAKA volunteers join local search and rescue; work perilous, warnings of more eruptions.Mordechai Sones, 04/06/2018 22:37
Earthquake follows volcanic eruption in Guatemala

Earthquake follows volcanic eruption in Guatemala

5.2-magnitude earthquake on coast of Central American state. Hours earlier, 38 people died in Fuego volcano eruption.Mordechai Sones, 04/06/2018 19:33
Israel to aid Guatemala after volcano kills 25

Israel to aid Guatemala after volcano kills 25

Israel sends aid money to Guatemala, after volcanic eruption kills dozens, injures hundreds. Thousands evacuated, 1.7 million affected.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/06/2018 10:16
25 dead in volcano eruption in Guatemala

25 dead in volcano eruption in Guatemala

Guatemalan authorities say six people killed, 20 injured by erupting volcano southwest of the capital, Guatemala City.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/06/2018 06:30
Is Israel really isolated?

Is Israel really isolated?

When he was secretary of state, John Kerry infamously warned that Israel would become a “pariah” state if it didn’t quickly give into Palestinian Arab demands. Is that the case?Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 29/05/2018 15:31
Report: Sheldon Adelson flew Guatemalan delegation to Israel

Report: Sheldon Adelson flew Guatemalan delegation to Israel

American Jewish philanthropist flew Guatemala's delegation for J'lem embassy unveiling to Israel in his private jet.JTA, 27/05/2018 18:22
White House praises Guatemala's embassy move

White House praises Guatemala's embassy move

White House welcomes Guatemalan Embassy's move to Jerusalem, urges other countries to follow suit.Elad Benari, 18/05/2018 01:39
'We will protect the State of Israel'

'We will protect the State of Israel'

PM Netanyahu addresses reception in honor of Guatemalan embassy in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/05/2018 20:04
Knesset Christian Allies Caucus to celebrate embassy moves

Knesset Christian Allies Caucus to celebrate embassy moves

MKs across the political spectrum to gather with Christian leaders to celebrate the moves of US, Guatemalan embassies to Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch, 16/05/2018 17:01
Guatemala: Israel is a 'light unto the nations'

Guatemala: Israel is a 'light unto the nations'

Watch: Days after US unveiled J'lem embassy, Guatemala returns its embassy to Israeli capital.David Rosenberg, 16/05/2018 11:29
Watch; Guatemalan flag on Jerusalem Old City walls

Watch; Guatemalan flag on Jerusalem Old City walls

Jerusalem municipality thanks Guatemala for moving its embassy to Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/05/2018 22:13
J'lem Mayor: Jerusalem is ready for the US

J'lem Mayor: Jerusalem is ready for the US

Mayor Nir Barkat says US embassy move inspiring other nations to 'be part of Jewish return to Jerusalem.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/05/2018 10:06
'History will remember Guatemala'

'History will remember Guatemala'

Deputy Foreign Minister Hotovely meets with Guatemala's Foreign Minister prior to opening of Guatemalan embassy in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/05/2018 17:24
Why these Latin American states are opening embassies in J'lem

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, 11/05/2018 08:07
Guatemalan flag flies in Jerusalem

Guatemalan flag flies in Jerusalem

Guatemalan Embassy moves from Tel Aviv to the Malha neighborhood of Jerusalem. The official ceremony will take place on May 16.Ido Ben Porat, 02/05/2018 01:07
Jerusalem mayor promises to aid Guatemala embassy move

Jerusalem mayor promises to aid Guatemala embassy move

Jerusalem mayor promises Guatemalan officials that he'll do everything possible to ensure a fast, smooth, move.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2018 13:03
Guatemalan Consul General: Israel is a special friend and ally

Guatemalan Consul General: Israel is a special friend and ally

Guatemalan Consul General Monzon says country is 'proud and honored' to stand with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/03/2018 14:13
Arab League head to Guatemala: Cancel embassy move

Arab League head to Guatemala: Cancel embassy move

Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit urges Guatemala to cancel its decision to relocate its embassy to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 09/03/2018 05:36
Guatemala: Moving embassy is 'the right thing'

Guatemala: Moving embassy is 'the right thing'

Guatemalan Foreign Minister defends her country's decision to relocate its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 07/03/2018 02:18
Guatemala to move its embassy to Jerusalem on May 16

Guatemala to move its embassy to Jerusalem on May 16

Guatemalan President announces his country will move its embassy to Jerusalem two days after the United States.Elad Benari, 05/03/2018 01:24
'It is an honor to move our embassy to Jerusalem'

'It is an honor to move our embassy to Jerusalem'

Watch: PM Netanyahu meets Guatemalan president in Washington, discusses embassy move to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/03/2018 22:16
Not just the US: Guatemala plans Jerusalem embassy move by May

Not just the US: Guatemala plans Jerusalem embassy move by May

Guatemalan president expected to announce time-frame for relocation of embassy to Jerusalem, after US says embassy to open this May.David Rosenberg, 04/03/2018 20:22
Guatemala court denies attempt to block Israel embassy move

Guatemala court denies attempt to block Israel embassy move

Guatemala court rejects claim that moving embassy to Jerusalem violates international law.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/03/2018 21:09
'10 more countries in talks to move embassies to Jerusalem'

'10 more countries in talks to move embassies to Jerusalem'

Dep. Foreign Minister says Israel negotiating with 10 countries over embassy transfers following announcements by US, Guatemala.David Rosenberg, 22/02/2018 19:15
Guatemalan president feted for recognition of Jerusalem

Guatemalan president feted for recognition of Jerusalem

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales, on a visit to the United States, received thanks for decision to move embassy to Jerusalem.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/02/2018 04:12
Guatemalan president honored for moving embassy to Jerusalem

Guatemalan president honored for moving embassy to Jerusalem

B’nai B’rith honors Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales for embassy move to Jerusalem.JTA, 31/01/2018 10:41
Guatemalan lawyer challenges embassy move to Jerusalem

Guatemalan lawyer challenges embassy move to Jerusalem

Guatemalan lawyer says his country's decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem violates international law.Elad Benari, 10/01/2018 05:32
Guatemala: Jerusalem embassy move 'will not be reversed'

Guatemala: Jerusalem embassy move 'will not be reversed'

Guatemalan Foreign Minister Jovel says she expects world to respect country's decision, Guatemala President Morales calls Israel an 'ally.'AFP, 30/12/2017 18:47
Guatemala: We weren't pressured into embassy move

Guatemala: We weren't pressured into embassy move

Guatemala’s Foreign Minister says the United States did not pressure her country into announcing it will move its embassy to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 28/12/2017 03:42
Guatemala: Embassy move a 'sovereign' decision

Guatemala: Embassy move a 'sovereign' decision

Guatemalan Foreign Minister says her country's decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem shouldn't affect ties with other countries.Elad Benari, 27/12/2017 05:15
U.S. Jewish leaders commend Guatemala

U.S. Jewish leaders commend Guatemala

Leaders of the Conference of Presidents commend Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales for announcing embassy move.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/12/2017 04:15
2 more nations to move embassies to J'lem

2 more nations to move embassies to J'lem

The Trump Effect: After the US and Guatemala announce plans to move embassies to Jerusalem, two more countries poised to announce moves.David Rosenberg, 26/12/2017 12:57
Guatemala starts process of moving embassy to Jerusalem

Guatemala starts process of moving embassy to Jerusalem

Guatemala’s Foreign Ministry says it is starting the process of moving the country’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 26/12/2017 06:15