South America


400,000 Argentines March in Memory of Alberto Nisman, Express Anger At Gov’t

02/19/2015 11:14 AM

It was pouring rain but that didn’t deter thousands of Argentineans from marching in memory of Alberto Nisman. The march was led by a group of


Malcolm Hoenlein Says Jews Should Not Flee to Israel

02/17/2015 1:59 PM

One of American Jewry’s most powerful figures, Malcolm Hoenlein, said Monday that Jews should not be advised to flee Europe, but instead world Jewish leaders have


Iran’s Rouhani Linked to 1994 AIMA Jewish Bombing, Argentinian Prosecutor Found

01/26/2015 5:45 PM

Evidence that the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is linked to the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires was recently discovered by an


Report: 400% Rise In Anti-Semitic Attacks; France ‘Most Dangerous’ For Jews

01/25/2015 1:59 PM

According to reports, there has been a 400 percent rise in anti-Semitism incidents since July and August 2014, with France being rated as one of the


Outrage: Venezuelan Legislator Claims Zionists Financed Hitler

11/27/2014 1:39 PM

A Latin American Jewish group is demanding the removal from office of a Venezuelan legislator who stated that “Zionists” were the main financiers of Hitler. Congressman


Argentina: Wife of Jewish Community Leader Shot During Robbery

11/02/2014 2:56 PM

The wife of Dr. Julio Schlosser, the president of an umbrella Jewish community organization in Argentina known as DAIA, was shot by an unknown assailant on


Argentinian Jewish Leader furious At Prez Fernandez For Criticizing Jewish Community at UN

09/29/2014 9:22 AM

Jewish leaders in Argentina on Monday responded angrily to Argentina’s president Cristina Fernandez’s public criticism of Argentinean Jewish leaders in her UN General Assembly speech on


Cloistered Chassidic Community Seeks to Thwart Critics & Find Place in Guatemala

09/07/2014 2:24 PM Updated: 2 years ago

The community of 230 fervently Orthodox Jews that has attempted to resettle in the capital of Guatemala is seeking to find its place there despite having


Fidel Castro Signs Anti-Israel International Manifesto ‘In Defense Of Palestine’

08/10/2014 12:01 PM

Former Cuban President Fidel Castro has signed an international manifesto “supporting Palestine,” demanding that Israel respect UN resolutions and withdraw from “Gaza, the West Bank and


Bolivia Declares Israel ‘Terrorist State’, Requires Visa for Israelis to Enter

07/30/2014 9:23 PM Updated: 2 years ago

Bolivia’s leftist president has declared Israel a “terrorist state” because of its offensive in the Gaza Strip, and his government will now require Israeli citizens to


First Rabbi Sworn Into Argentine Parliament With A Tanach

12/05/2013 4:01 PM Updated: 3 years ago

Rabbi Sergio Bergman was sworn in to Argentina’s National Parliament on a Tanach, JTA reports. Bergman, the first rabbi to take office as a national legislator, wore


From Mailbag: Council Speaker Hopeful Never Used Bolivian Ties to Free NYC Citizen

11/10/2013 9:10 PM Updated: 3 years ago

Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn resident Jacob Ostreicher has been incarcerated for eighteen months in the notorious Palmasola prison in Bolivia on bogus charges trumped up by


Is He For Real? Bolivian President Launches Anti-Corruption Campaign

08/20/2013 9:05 PM Updated: 3 years ago

La Paz, Bolivia – On Monday Bolivian President Evo Morales launched an anti corruption campaign called “Caravan for Sheer”. At the launch of the campaign on Monday in La Paz President Morales warned


OUTRAGE: Judge Confiscates Additional Properties from Jacob Ostreicher

07/30/2013 12:01 PM Updated: 3 years ago

At least seven other properties over large tracts of land located in the eastern region of Santa Cruz were seized from Jacob Ostreicher by Judge Aeneas Gentile following an order issued


Video: Bolivians Burning US Flag in Front of US Embassy in La Paz

07/08/2013 3:17 PM Updated: 3 years ago

La Paz, Bolivia – The Bolivian people took to the streets in La Paz in front of the US embassy to protest the humiliation the Bolivian


Video: Venezuela’s New President Nicolas Madura Claims Jewish Roots

05/19/2013 10:45 AM Updated: 3 years ago

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Bolivian President Evo Morales Expels USAID From Bolivia

05/02/2013 1:05 PM Updated: 3 years ago

Just a week after the U.S. State Dept. released its report berating Bolivia for their human rights violations, including their wrongful imprisonment of American Jewish businessman


Venezuelan With Jewish Roots Plans Run

03/09/2013 10:18 PM Updated: 4 years ago

Reuters Via Forward: Venezuela will hold a presidential election on April 14, officials said on Saturday, as acting President Nicolas Maduro tries to benefit from an


Hugo Chavez History vs. Israel

03/05/2013 7:45 PM Updated: 4 years ago

From the JTA The Jewish community of Venezuela has had strained relationships with the government following a flood of attacks against Jewish houses of worship in