latin america

Latin America’s biggest online retailer says it reduced antisemitic products by 89% this year

Last year, the company announced that it would purge books such as “Mein Kampf” and “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion,” as well as Nazi coins, posters and memorabilia, from its offerings.

By Juan Melamed/JTA
24/12/2022

Jerusalem nonprofit hosts candle lighting in Palace of the Inquisition in Mexico

The palace in Mexico City represented the colonization and control of Mexico by the Catholic Church.

Mexico grants asylum to family of ousted Peruvian leader Castillo

The former Peruvian President and his family sought protection from the Mexican government.

By REUTERS
20/12/2022

Israelis stuck in Peru amid demonstrations and protests blocking airports

Demonstrations and political violence have been ongoing in the Latin American country since the arrest of president Pedro Castillo.

Gulf-Latin America business ties focus on food security, high-tech

Misconceptions about the people in each region are the biggest obstacle to strong business ties, but encouraging visits can help overcome this.

By DEBBIE MOHNBLATT/THE MEDIA LINE
15/12/2022

For the first time: Hebrew schools to open in Colombia

"Our goal is to teach the Hebrew language as the common language of the Jewish people,” says Marina Rosenberg Koritny, head of the Department for Encouraging Aliyah in the World Zionist Organization.

Jihad in Latin America: Illicit activities in the region fund Hezbollah

The presence of jihadist groups in Latin America could grow due the region's tilt to the left.

By DEBBIE MOHNBLATT/THE MEDIA LINE
19/10/2022

Mexico's most populous state approves same-sex marriage

The congress of Mexico's most populous state voted overwhelmingly to legally recognize same-sex marriage.

By REUTERS
12/10/2022

Chile's Boric receives Israeli ambassador credentials after diplomatic tussle

President Gabriel Boric's decision to postpone it by two weeks was in response to the death of a Palestinian teenager during a military operation in the West Bank.

30/09/2022

Brazilian Jews and Arabs hold hummus championship to celebrate coexistence — and food

Brazilian Jews and Arabs came together in a community event with a favorite common ground: hummus.

By MARCUS GILBAN/JTA
29/09/2022
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