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.
November 6, 2003 10:00am
Costa Rican authorities are awaiting the arrival of an extradition request for accused Nazi collaborator Bohdan Koziy, who was indicted on war crimes charges this week.
January 15, 2003 10:00am
Accused Nazi war criminal Bohdan Koziy, who has been in Costa Rica for nearly two decades, may soon be extradited to Poland, ending an impasse Costa Rica has faced for two years as it sought a country to expel Koziy to.
January 5, 2000 10:00am
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, Jan 5 (JTA) Costa Rica and El Salvador may not be feeling lonely these days thanks to heavy tourism, but visits like the one this week from the leadership of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations are still welcome. Of course, unlike other visitors, the six-person delegation…
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