Colombia

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro attends the end of the year ceremony with members of the Boliva
Venezuela makes eight new arrests, alleges US supported incursion

The government of President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday said mercenaries had attempted to enter the country on speed boats from neighboring Colombia.

By REUTERS
05/05/2020
'Covid,' 'Quarantine' suggested names for newborn animals in Colombian zoo

The potential names are also being considered for a white-tailed deer born just over a fortnight ago.

By REUTERS
10/04/2020
Special El Al flight brings Israelis home from Colombia

El Al flight attendants checked the passengers’ temperatures at the entrance to the plane. At least one baby was on board with her mother.

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin talks during a press conference at the Presidential Palace in Nicosi
Family of Israeli imprisoned in Colombia asks Rivlin to intervene

The requests comes after riots in Bogota over unsanitary conditions amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Israeli ambassador to Colombia urges Israelis to fly home by Sunday

23 Israelis were left stranded in Peru on Friday after the final four El Al flights to Israel left without them, and Israelis in Colombia are fearing they might be left in a similar situation.

Colombian police
Colombia police prevent assassination of former pro-Venezuela rebel leader

The peace agreement gave the FARC five seats in the Senate and five more in the House of Representatives for two legislative periods that expire in 2026.

By REUTERS
12/01/2020
Thousands participated in a pro-Israel event in June in Bogota, Colombia.
Monument honoring Israel vandalized in Bogota

A swastika was painted in orange over the base of the monument and the word Israel was covered up by paint.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
04/11/2019
Former jailed Colombian politician escapes prison via rope and motorcycle

Merlano, 43, was permitted leave from her incarceration and the facility for a routine dentist appointment, granted she was accompanied by a prison escort to the capital city of Bogota.

Portugal releases Israeli charged with murder of another Israeli in Colombia

Colombian prosecutors had failed to formally ask for his extradition during the maximum amount of time that Portuguese authorities were legally allowed to hold him.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
27/07/2019
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