April 5, 2007 9:00am
An Argentine researcher and journalist said he feels “a strong sense of relief” after a three-year battle in Italian courts ended with a Nazi war criminal’s lawsuit against him being thrown out.
July 20, 2006 9:00am
Elections across South America in recent years have been dominated by left-wing or center-left parties. What does this new and very different leadership mean for the region’s Jewish communities?
July 5, 2006 9:00am
As the 12th anniversary nears of the bombing of a Jewish center in Buenos Aires, Argentina’s Jewish community is focusing on investigations into the country’s former president and one of his Cabinet ministers.
June 6, 2006 9:00am
An Argentine court will begin to study a possible cover-up in the investigation of a terrorist attack that targeted a Jewish institution, killing 85 people.
May 23, 2006 9:00am
Peru’s Jewish community is closely watching the country’s presidential runoff election, especially controversial candidate Ollanta Humala.
December 1, 2005 10:00am
The chief rabbi of Peru’s largest congregation explains how the growth of neo-Nazi groups, the perception that the Jewish community has undue influence over the government, and political turmoil, have stoked anti-Semitism in his country.
June 19, 2005 9:00am
The Argentine government’s recent decision to repeal a controversial 1938 Foreign Ministry resolution that barred Jewish refugees from receiving visas was the latest in a series of moves aimed at reviewing the country’s anti-Semitic past.
May 31, 2005 9:00am
Recent arrests of top leaders of Colonia Dignidad, a secretive Nazi refuge in southern Chile, have given new hope to the family of a Jewish academic who is the only American still considered “disappeared” in Chile.
May 30, 2005 9:00am
Members of a neo-Nazi gang are terrorizing a Chilean city.
May 12, 2005 9:00am
Argentina’s Foreign Ministry is under scrutiny as Jewish organizations and others demand the repeal of a controversial 1938 order prohibiting visas for Jews fleeing the Holocaust, and ask why 12 diplomats who allegedly did little to help Jews during the w