south america

A protester holds a sign with the names of various indigenous tribes during a demonstration to deman
Ecuador indigenous group holds hostage, demand corpse

Interior Minister Maria Paula Romo said the man died of COVID-19 and was subsequently buried in accordance with international protocols for handling corpses amid the pandemic.

By REUTERS
04/07/2020
Fake MIGAL COVID-19 vaccine
Fake Israeli coronavirus vaccine being sold in South America

Boxes with MIGAL’s Hebrew logo contain small sealed vials of the fake vaccine and a set of counterfeit instructions for use – also in Hebrew.

South America a new COVID epicenter, Africa reaches 100,000 cases

Brazil is the “most affected,” and authorities there have approved broad use of the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine for treatment of COVID-19.

By REUTERS
23/05/2020
As South America closes borders, stranded Israelis beg for help

“We’re afraid to get sick here,” one of the Israelis wrote, adding, “bring us home before it is too late for us.”

Dulce de leche hamentashen
Dulce de leche hamantaschen: A South American Purim cookie

It was love at first bite!

By LEANNE SHOR/JTA
28/02/2020
Welcome to Ashkelon!
Israel's Ashkelon honors its founders

City pays tribute to South African Jewish community that helped build, design and run it 70 years ago

By MAYA MARGIT/THE MEDIA LINE
18/12/2019
Bolivia renews ties with Israel

Move comes following ouster of anti-Israel Morales.

28/11/2019
Argentina considering 'softening' the country's position on Hezbollah

Elected president Alberto Fernandez may plan to make a distinction between the political and Military wings of the Lebanese organization

peru
Peru's Vizcarra closes Congress, but rebel lawmakers refuse to leave

Peru's worst political crisis in two decades threatens unrest in the world's No.2 copper producer and one of the region's most robust economies, and could bring lawmaking to a halt.

By REUTERS
01/10/2019
MyHeritage Tribal Quest team preserves Amazon tribe cultural memories

Newly returned MyHeritage Tribal Quest team documented Amazon tribe cultural memories of remote Achuar tribe.

By HEDDY BREUER ABRAMOWITZ
17/09/2019
Subscribe for our daily newsletter
Subscribe for our daily newsletter

By subscribing I accept the terms of use