Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro Tests Positive for COVID-19

Bolsonaro, 65, said he was tested Monday evening after he developed a fever and other symptoms of the illness.

Brazil Names First Jewish Chief Justice to Supreme Court

This is the second time Luis Fux, 67, has made history in Brazil; in 2011, he became the first Jewish judge named to the bench of the Federal Supreme Court.

8 Haredim Arrested in Buenos Aires Wedding

The groom and bride, their parents and the rabbi who conducted the chupah – all Haredi Jews – were arrested.

Israeli Institute Developing COVID-19 Vaccine Warns of Fake Shots Circulating in Latin America

Ampoules of a fake Coronavirus vaccine labeled with a forged Migal Institute’s logo in Hebrew are illegally being manufactured and circulated in several South American countries.

Peru Releases Israeli with Special Needs Arrested for Drug Trafficking

She was released to house arrest and is being hosted by a Jewish family in Lima.

Israeli Kashrut Supervisors Fly to Argentina Despite Tough Coronavirus Ban in Both Countries

Israel is Argentina' third largest buyer of beef, to the tune of $100 million annually.

Report: Venezuela Apparently Giving Gold Bars to Iran for Oil

Tehran and Caracas have been working together in attempting to evade U.S. sanctions against both countries.

Cremation of Argentina’s Jewish Coronavirus Victim Sparks Concerns

Orthodox Rabbi Kenneth Brander, the dean of the Israel’s Ohr Torah Stone network of institutions, said while cremation is normally considered a “desecration” in Judaism, if it helps save a life during this time it would be “a mitzvah that the deceased is doing posthumously.”

‘Money Looted from Jewish Victims:’ Simon Wiesenthal Center Obtains Documents on Nazis in Argentina...

The Simon Wiesenthal Center (SWC) has obtained and revealed a list of 12,000 Nazis who had been living in Argentina, many of whom held bank accounts with the predecessor of Credit Suisse.

Israel Foreign Ministry Delegation Visits La Paz, Bolivia

Foreign Minister Israel Katz: “Restoring relations with Bolivia will help strengthen Israel’s foreign relations and its global status.”
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Brazil Culture Minister Fired for Quoting Joseph Goebbels

Social media users in Brazil jumped on the obvious case of copy-paste.

Bolsonaro’s Son: Brazil’s Embassy Will Move to Jerusalem, ‘For Sure’

"President Jair Bolsonaro told me that for sure, the commitment. He's going to do that ... not only for Brazil, but to be an example to the rest of Latin America."

Guatemalan President-Elect Plants Tree, Calls World to Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Eternal Capital

“We must acknowledge the right of the Jewish people to their homeland, especially after 3500 years of fighting which has made the Jewish into a strong and amazing people."

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales Resigns His Post

Bolivia's Evo Morales has called Israel a "terrorist state" and claimed the IDF is guilty of committing war crimes in Gaza.

Israeli Minister Thanks Brazilian Football Club for Show of Solidarity on Kristallnacht Anniversary

The Sport Club Corinthians Paulista is one of Brazil’s most successful football clubs and is estimated to have over 30 million supporters.

Israeli Firefighters Who Aided Brazil in Combating Amazon Blazes Return Heroes

The 11 firefighters who advised the Brazilian firefighting teams specialize in bush and forest fires.

Brazil Agrees to Allow Israeli Fire & Rescue Experts Help Combat Amazon Fires

Because President Bolsonaro has a close personal relationship with Prime Minister Netanyahu Brazil agreed to accept assistance from an 11-member team of Israelis.

Israeli Embassy Clumsily Photoshops Ambassador’s Lobster Lunch with Brazilian President

Yes, they ate lobster, which is defined by our tradition as Sheretz, which is unholy and a creeping thing and cockroach of the sea.

Chilean President Causes Earthquake After All – On Temple Mount

Well, President Piñera did cause an earthquake, but not at the Kotel. He did it a few yards up, at the Temple Mount.

Massive Power Outage Hits Argentina, Uruguay

Nearly 50 million people are affected by the electrical failure.

Israeli Aid Group Delivering Urgent Aid to Venezuelan Refugees

Around 5,000 Venezuelans arrive daily in Columbia, adding to more than 3.4 million Venezuelan refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants already there.

Brazil’s Bolsonaro Cuts Israel Visit Short

Bolsonaro reportedly canceled a meeting with immigrants to Israel from Brazil. No reason was given.

Brazil’s Bolsonaro Visits Western Wall with Netanyahu

The Palestinian Authority representative to Brazil is being recalled for "consultations" after announcing the new mission in Jerusalem.

‘Brazil’s Trump’ Jair Bolsonaro in Israel Sunday on First International Visit

Bolsonaro praised President Donald Trump on his Israel policy, and Bolsonaro's son said Brazil should relocate Brazil's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

Iranian Couple Caught in Argentina Held 4 Passports, Changed 3 Hotels

The forgery was very sloppy: instead of the letter ר (R) in the name of the State of Israel, the letter ך (chaf sofit) was written.

Two Suspects Arrested in Attack on Argentine Chief Rabbi

Following the incident, the local Jewish community decided to post security guards at his home.

Argentina Arrests Iranian Couple Carrying Forged Israeli Passports

Interpol has confirmed that the passports used by the couple did not correspond to real Israeli citizens.

Brazil’s President to Visit Israel, Renege on Embassy Move

Netanyahu had also asked Bolsonaro to change the way Brazil votes on Israel-related issues in international forums.

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