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Stephen M. Flatow
Ireland, Colombia and Israel: Not birds of a feather
The mindset among Western diplomats is rooted in the assumption that in the end, everything can be worked out through dialogue and some give-and-take.
US, Israel, Colombia reveal Maduro accomplice is connected to Hezbollah
Investigations from the United States, Israel and Colombia have linked, through several financial transactions, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s alleged accomplice Alex Saab to Hezbollah.
Colombian president recognizes Palestinian statehood shortly before leaving office
“This gratuitous gesture, which does not advance peace one iota, is simply stunning for a Colombian leader who expanded ties to Israel and the U.S., and is a Nobel Peace Laureate,” said AJC CEO David Harris.
Jewish journalist in Colombia forced to resign for refusing to cross herself on air
When Channel 1’s Cathy Bekerman was told by her newscast director to cross herself on air, “I did not do it, and he asked me to resign at that moment, to which I did not agree,” Bekerman told Colombian media. Israel’s ambassador to Colombia, Marco Sermoneta, tweeted that the case was a “serious anti-Semitic incident.”