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Remains of the AMIA Jewish center after the 1994 bombing in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Credit: La Nación via Wikimedia Commons.

Argentina increases border security following tip of bomb plot against Jewish target

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Argentina announced on Saturday that it is going to tighten security at its border with Paraguay after its embassy in Britain received an anonymous tip about a person possibly smuggling bomb-making materials into the...
An IsraAID worker in Guatemala. Photo: courtesy.

IsraAID Guatemala brings relief in wake of Storm Eta

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Israeli humanitarian aid agency IsraAID has launched an emergency response in Guatemala following Tropical Storm Eta, which has killed more than 150 people and affected the lives of some 200,000 residents of the Central American country. IsraAID’s...

20 years in prison for Telleldín for the attack on the AMIA requested by...

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Miguel Bronfman, the attorney representing the AMIA-DAIA asked today that Carlos Telleldin be sentenced to 20 years in prison for delivering the Trafic van, vehicle armed as a car-bomb that exploded on July 18,...

Infrastructure challenges for the Tijuana- San Diego region will be presented at Tijuana Innovadora...

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Under the motto “Tijuana is the Future,” Tijuana Innovadora 2020 will be held online and free of charge. As a part of this event, six discussion panels will address the challenges facing the Tijuana-San...

Co-founder of MAC Cosmetics Julie Toskan will participate in Tijuana Innovadora TI 2020

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Among the activities of Tijuana Innovadora 2020,  Julie Toskan, co-founder MAC Cosmetics, will give her online conference "Values Based Entrepreneurship" on Saturday October 10 at 9:00 am. The president and founder of Tijuana Innovadora, Jose...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President of Honduras Juan Orlando Hernández at the opening of a Honduran Trade Office in Jerusalem on Sept. 1, 2019. Photo by Marc Israel Sellem/POOL.

Honduras to relocate embassy to Jerusalem by year’s end

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Israel and Honduras will open embassies in each other’s capital cities before the end of this year, according to a statement released on Sunday by the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office. The joint announcement came following...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President of Honduras Juan Orlando Hernández shake hands at the opening of a Honduran Trade Office in Jerusalem, on Sept. 1, 2019. Photo by Marc Israel Sellem/POOL.

Honduran official: Embassy relocation to Jerusalem moving forward

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Honduras’s plan to relocate its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem was delayed by COVID-19 but will move forward in the coming days, the country’s government said on Wednesday. Honduran Foreign Minister Lisandro Rosales Banegas told local...
Iranian flag. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

US confiscates four Iranian oil tankers, cargo on way to Venezuela

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The United States confiscated tankers allegedly consisting of Iranian fuel in violation of sanctions, reported The Wall Street Journal on Thursday, citing U.S. officials. U.S. federal prosecutors filed a civil forfeiture complaint to confiscate four tankers at sea—Luna, Pandi, Bering and Bella—consisting...
Families from Mexico arrive in Israel as part of “Operation Home,” Aug. 11, 2020. Photo by Dudi Salem/The Jewish Agency for Israel.

‘Operation Home’ lands new olim from Mexico, as well as Israelis stranded elsewhere

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A first-of-its-kind charter flight from Mexico carried 230 new immigrants to Israel on Tuesday. Dubbed “Operation Home,” the flight was organized by the Jewish Agency for Israel and Hanoar Hatzioni, with support from Keren...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu holds a video conference with Colombian President Ivan Duque to finalize a free-trade agreement, on Aug. 10, 2020. Source: Facebook/Benjamin Netanyahu.

Israel ratifies ‘historic’ free-trade agreement with Colombia

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced the ratification of a free-trade agreement with Colombia, reached via video conference on Monday. Following the virtual meeting with Colombian President Ivan Duque, Netanyahu called the agreement “a historic...