June 30, 2005 9:00am
Kosher beef consumers in the United States may soon find themselves dining on meat from Nicaragua as one of the country’s main slaughterhouses examines the lucrative market.
May 18, 2005 9:00am
The Jewish cemetery in Granada is the most prominent public display of Judaism in Nicaragua, albeit a reflection of the struggles the religion has faced in that Central American country.
April 21, 2005 9:00am
After decades of having to do without kosher food — or cart back what they need from out of the country — Costa Rican Jews now are able to find what they need to keep a kosher home with increasing ease.
February 17, 2005 10:00am
Two entrepreneurs have opened bagel stores in Costa Rica, much to the delight of local Jews and expatriate Americans.
February 16, 2005 10:00am
A Costa Rican town wants to move a monument to a prominent local priest, who was a leading Zionist, out of the public park, but Jewish groups and the priest’s family aren’t thrilled about the move.
October 18, 2004 9:00am
For a country once colonized by Catholic missionaries, Panama has managed to produce a remarkably consolidated and Orthodox Jewish community, although the nation has not yet produced a homegrown rabbi.
August 12, 2004 9:00am
Nicaragua´s entire Jewish population fled the country in the early 1980s; their return is a sign that the country is slowly emerging from the shadow of the Sandinista revolution.
July 12, 2004 9:00am
Ten years after a bomber blew up a commuter plane over Panama, killing a dozen Jews, authorities still have no idea who was behind the attack.
March 23, 2004 10:00am
Concern that El Salvador would immediately move its embassy in Israel to Tel Aviv from Jerusalem appear unfounded following the defeat of a former leftist rebel in the country´s presidential election.
March 17, 2004 10:00am
El Salvador’s tightest presidential campaign since the conclusion of its civil war ends Sunday, with the two leading candidates boasting Palestinian roots and diametrically opposed ideologies.