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Guatemalan Congressional Israel Allies Caucus Celebrates their 5th Anniversary

Foreign Minister Bucaro joins with Guatemalan Congressmen for book launch documenting behind-the-scenes look at the Israel Allies Caucus.

5th Anniversary of Guatemalan Congressional Israel Allies Caucus

Lev Tahor planning to move leader's grave to new location

Extremist cult concerned authorities will locate leader's illegal grave, move it to a non-Jewish cemetery.

Lev Tahor planning to move leader's grave to new location

Report: Lev Tahor cult to leave Guatemala

'We are searching for a country which will not disturb us,' senior Lev Tahor member says.

Report: Lev Tahor cult to leave Guatemala

Report: Lev Tahor members flown to unknown destination

Members of Lev Tahor who arrived in Kurdistan were detained by military, flown to unknown destination, report says.

Report: Lev Tahor members flown to unknown destination

Members of Lev Tahor cult attempt to escape to Mexico

Two buses filled with members of the Lev Tahor cult are stopped at the border with Mexico, due to concerns of trying to escape to Iran.

Members of Lev Tahor cult attempt to escape to Mexico

Report: Members of Lev Tahor cult trying to reach Iran

Israel and US authorities attempting to prevent dozens of Lev Tahor families from reaching Iran-Kurdistan border.

Report: Members of Lev Tahor cult trying to reach Iran

Anne Frank memorial statue unveiled in Guatemala

The Anne Frank Children’s Human Rights Memorial is a bronze statue in honor of the teenage diarist who perished during the Holocaust.

Anne Frank memorial statue unveiled in Guatemala

Central American nations come together to combat anti-Semitism

The inaugural Central America Forum issued a declaration to take a stand against anti-Semitism and expressed solidarity with Israel.

Central American nations come together to combat anti-Semitism

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.

Two members of Lev Tahor cult 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.

Leader of Lev Tahor arrested in Guatemala

Guatemalan President tests positive for coronavirus

Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei tests positive for new coronavirus, but says he feels well.

Guatemalan President tests positive for coronavirus

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

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.

Guatemala President: We will keep embassy in Jerusalem

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'

Amb. Danon 'optimistic about our place in UN'player

Guatemalan President-elect: World must recognize Jerusalem

Guatemalan President-elect Alejandro Giammatte praises Israelis for 'making the desert bloom.'

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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.

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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."

Guatemala to declare Hezbollah a terrorist organization

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.”

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

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.

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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.

ZAKA volunteer awarded  'Ambassador of Peace' honor in Guatemala

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.

Sara Netanyahu hosts Guatemalan First Lady Patricia Morales

British MP who slandered IDF apologizes

Fake news: British MP who published post showing IDF harming children apologizes, admits soldiers were Guatemalan.

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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.

Israeli businessman running for president of Guatemala

Sara Netanyahu in Guatemala: Save lives

Prime Minister's wife launches campaign to save Guatemalan children along with Guatemalan President and his wife.

Sara Netanyahu in Guatemala: Save lives

Sara Netanyahu visits Guatemala

Prime Minister's wife lands in Guatemala for visit to which she was personally invited by the President's wife.

Sara Netanyahu visits Guatemala

Guatemala prepares for Netanyahu's visit

270 Guatemalan children receive ‘wheelchairs of hope’ from Mashav agency ahead of Israeli PM's visit.

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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.

Barkat: 'Israel strengthened relations with Latin America'

Guatemala's 'Jerusalem neighborhood' rises from the rubble

ZAKA-initiated international alliance finances and builds 100 homes for Guatemala volcano evacuees.

Guatemala's 'Jerusalem neighborhood' rises from the rubble

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'.

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'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.

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

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.

Hawaii mayor's home destroyed in volcano eruption

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.

Netanyahu: Israel preparing rescue teams for Guatemala

Jewish aid and rescue organization at Guatemala volcano scene

About 50 ZAKA volunteers join local search and rescue; work perilous, warnings of more eruptions.

Jewish aid and rescue organization at Guatemala volcano sceneplayer

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.

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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.

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25 dead in volcano eruption in Guatemala

Guatemalan authorities say six people killed, 20 injured by erupting volcano southwest of the capital, Guatemala City.

25 dead in volcano eruption in Guatemala

Is Israel really isolated?

Is Israel really isolated?

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.

Report: Sheldon Adelson flew Guatemalan delegation to Israel

White House praises Guatemala's embassy move

White House welcomes Guatemalan Embassy's move to Jerusalem, urges other countries to follow suit.

White House praises Guatemala's embassy move

'We will protect the State of Israel'

PM Netanyahu addresses reception in honor of Guatemalan embassy in Jerusalem.

'We will protect the State of Israel'