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Bogota city official arrested for kidnapping Israeli citizen
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jul 20, 2015 1 comment

Bogota city official arrested for kidnapping Israeli citizen

A Bogota city official and former police captain was arrested on Sunday after allegedly kidnapping an Israeli citizen for ransom.

Israeli construction company to build $550M highway expansion project in Colombia’s capital
Posted by Christoffer Frendesen on Jul 30, 2014 Leave a comment

Israeli construction company to build $550M highway expansion project in Colombia’s capital

Israel’s leading infrastructure and real estate group has won the bidding to build and operate the improvement and extension of the highway that encircles Colombia’s capital city, Bogota.

Colombian congressmen show solidarity with Gaza
Posted by Nicolas Bedoya on Jul 21, 2014 Leave a comment

Colombian congressmen show solidarity with Gaza

New members of Colombia’s Congress stood in solidarity with Palestinians Sunday, using their inauguration as an opportunity to draw attention to the plight of Palestinian citizens caught in the midst of  Full Article »

Palestine asks Colombia to show solidarity, call for peace
Posted by Gabrielle Mentjox on Jul 10, 2014 Leave a comment

Palestine asks Colombia to show solidarity, call for peace

Palestine’s ambassador to Colombia appealed to the Santos administration to express international solidarity for Palestine by making a call for peace, reported Colombia’s Caracol Radio on Wednesday.  

Colombia, Israel exchange knowledge on cyber-security in Bogota seminar
Posted by Tim Hinchliffe on Jun 18, 2014 Leave a comment

Colombia, Israel exchange knowledge on cyber-security in Bogota seminar

The Colombian capital of Bogota is playing host to a two-day seminar between national and Israeli representatives assessing the threat of cyber-attack and exploring opportunities for cooperation between the two countries. 

Colombia and Israel formalize free trade agreement
Posted by Taran Volckhausen on Sep 30, 2013 Leave a comment

Colombia and Israel formalize free trade agreement

Colombia on Monday formalized a bilateral free trade agreement with Israel, ratifying an accord signed this past June.

Colombia and Israel boost trade ties
Posted by Oliver Griffin on Aug 19, 2013 Leave a comment

Colombia and Israel boost trade ties

In an effort to shrug off the sluggish European economy, Israel has turned its attention to Colombia and other Latin American states, Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported on Monday.

Colombia’s new ambassador to Israel expresses support for peace talks with Palestine
Posted by Oliver Griffin on Aug 8, 2013 Leave a comment

Colombia’s new ambassador to Israel expresses support for peace talks with Palestine

Colombia’s new ambassador in Tel Aviv, Fernando Alzate Donoso, on Thursday said to support renewed peace talks with the Palestinian people.

Colombia’s Bomba Estereo to play Israel despite calls for boycott
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Jul 31, 2013 Leave a comment

Colombia’s Bomba Estereo to play Israel despite calls for boycott

Colombian band Bomba Estero on Tuesday insisted on playing in Israel in spite of calls to join a boycott of the Middle Eastern country.

Colombia’s Bomba Estereo asked to join Israel boycott, cancel show
Posted by Oliver Griffin on Jul 26, 2013 Leave a comment

Colombia’s Bomba Estereo asked to join Israel boycott, cancel show

Popular Colombian band Bomba Estereo has been asked to cancel their free concert in Jaffa as part of a boycott of Israel.

Santos invites Israeli businesses to invest in Colombia
Posted by Hannah Mead on Jun 12, 2013 Leave a comment

Santos invites Israeli businesses to invest in Colombia

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Wednesday invited Israeli businesses to invest in the South American country during a trade seminar in Tel Aviv.

Colombia supports solutions that allow Israel and Palestine to live in peace: Santos
Posted by Julia Myska on Jun 11, 2013 Leave a comment

Colombia supports solutions that allow Israel and Palestine to live in peace: Santos

Colombia supports a solution where Israel and Palestine can live in peace as neighbors, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Tuesday.

Colombia finalizes free trade pact with Israel
Posted by Hannah Mead on Jun 10, 2013 Leave a comment

Colombia finalizes free trade pact with Israel

On Monday, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos finalized a free trade deal with Israel during a meeting with Israeli Head of State Shimon Peres.

Santos to visit UK, Israel and Palestine
Posted by Joey O'Gorman on Jun 5, 2013 Leave a comment

Santos to visit UK, Israel and Palestine

Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos on Thursday will travel to the United Kingdom followed by a trip to Israel and Palestine.

Posted by Caitlin Trent on Nov 29, 2012 Leave a comment

Colombia opposition asks Santos to vote for Palestinian state

On the eve of a UN voting for Palestine as an “observer state,” Colombia’s main opposition party of Colombia sent a letter to President Juan Manuel Santos asking him to support  Full Article »

Posted by Rob Edmond on Nov 15, 2012 Leave a comment

Israeli mercenary says Uribe paid training paramilitaries

Israeli mercenary Yair Klein says that Colombia’s ex-President Alvaro Uribe was among the landowners who financed the training of paramilitary groups in the 1980s. On Tuesday, Klein made the claim  Full Article »