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Venezuelan President Nicolas Máduro meets with Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in November 2016. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Hezbollah operatives being sheltered in Venezuela, hacker group claims

Hezbollah operatives are living freely in Venezuela under the protection of President Nicolás  Maduro’s government, according to a hacker collective aligned with the Venezuelan opposition. In an operation the hackers said had been carried out...

Guatemala names street after Jerusalem, ‘capital of Israel’

The Israeli ambassador to Guatemala officially inaugurated a road this week named “Jerusalem Street, the capital of Israel,” becoming the 27th street in the country named after Israel’s capital within the past two years. Ambassador...
Fernando Lottenberg. Credit: Organization of American States.

Brazilian Jewish lawyer appointed as first OAS anti-Semitism commissioner

Local Jewish leader Fernando Lottenberg was appointed on Tuesday as the first Organization of American States (OAS) Commissioner for Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism. The world’s oldest and most prominent international organization, the OAS is comprised of 35...
The Anne Frank Children’s Human Rights Memorial was dedicated on Sept. 3, 2021. Credit: San Diego Jewish World.

New Anne Frank statue in Guatemala features famous quote from her diary

A statue honoring Holocaust victim and teenage Jewish diarist Anne Frank was unveiled in Antigua, Guatemala, earlier this month, reported the San Diego Jewish World. The Anne Frank Children’s Human Rights Memorial, which was dedicated on...
The front of the AMIA building in Buenos Aires, with the names of the 85 people who died in the July 18, 1994 bombing that also left more ta 300 injured, July 18 July 2015. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Prosecutor: Terrorists behind Argentina’s AMIA bombing to be brought to justice

A prosecutor in Argentina told Israel Hayom he will not stop trying to apprehend those responsible for the 1994 deadly bombing of the Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, following news that one of the alleged...
Ana Lucrecia Marroquín de Palomo, vice president of the Congress of Guatemala; Alejandro Giammattei, president of the Republic of Guatemala; Fidel Reyes Lee, president of the Guatemala-Israel Friendship League. Source: Screenshot.

Central America unites in show of solidarity against anti-Semitism

The Guatemalan president and regional Parliamentarians convened virtually on July 29 to display a united front against anti-Semitism and celebrate ties with the Jewish state. At the inaugural Central America Forum for Israel, the leaders...
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett greets Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem prior to dedicating the Honduran Embassy in the city, June 23, 2021. Photo by Amos Ben-Gershom/GPO.

Honduran embassy inaugurated in Jerusalem

Honduras dedicated its new embassy in Jerusalem on Thursday, becoming the fourth country to open an embassy in Israel’s capital, following the United States, Kosovo and Guatemala. Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández, who flew to...
Flag of Uruguay. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

ORT graduates’ fintech firm makes history on New York Stock Exchange

Two Universidad ORT Uruguay graduates made history when the fintech startup they head was floated on the Nasdaq stock exchange. Jacobo Singer and Sebastián Kanovich are president and CEO, respectively, of DLocal, a payment platform...
Uruguay's Ambassador to Israel Bernardo Griever (in suit) wishes the Sheba Medical Center team traveling to his home country a successful journey. Alongside him is Prof. Arnon Afek, the deputy director general of the hospital. Photo courtesy of Sheba Medical Center.

Israel sends medical delegation to COVID-stricken Uruguay

A delegation from Israel’s Sheba Medical Center traveled to Uruguay on Monday to share the experience acquired in Israel on combating the coronavirus crisis. Uruguay, which has a population of just 3.46 million, has recently...
Young Latin Americans expressing support for Nazism uncovered by Argentinian journalist Julio Lopez. Source: Screenshot.

Argentinian journalist exposes anti-Semitic, neo-Nazi groups in Latin America

Argentinian journalist Julio López recently discovered a Spanish-speaking hate network by creating a computer program that scans websites for hate speech. A journalist and hacker by trade, López originally sought to search for groups...