Central America

  • Reagan Deplores Anti-semitic Acts in Nicaragua

    President Reagan has deplored anti-Semitic acts in Nicaragua, citing the fact that “virtually the entire Jewish community has been frightened into exile” by the Sandinista regime. The President made the comment last week at a White House briefing addressed by Rabbi Morton Rosenthal, director of the Latin American Affairs Department of the Anti-Defamation League of… More ▸

  • ADL Reports That Nicaragua’s Jewish Community Has Been Forced into Exile by Sandinist Government

    The Sandinist government of Nicaragua has forced the country’s entire Jewish community into exile, confiscating Jewish-owned property and taking over the synagogue in Managua, according to the Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith. Rabbi Morton Rosenthal, director of the ADL’s Latin American Affairs Department, made the disclosure in an article prepared by him for publication in… More ▸

  • Sharon to Visit the U.s., Honduras

    Defense Minister Ariel Sharon left last night for a brief visit to the U.S. and Honduras. In the U.S., Sharon will be addressing Israel Bond audiences and aides said no arrangements had been made for him to meet with Reagan Administration officials. His three-day visit to Honduras is as guest of that country’s Defense Minister… More ▸

  • Israel to Aid Costa Rica Combat Wave of Soviet-cuban Terrorism

    Israel will help Costa Rica combat a mounting wave of Soviet-Cuban terrorism in the Central American country, it was learned here today. A decision to that effect was reportedly made yesterday at a meeting between Israel Foreign Minister Yitzhak Shamir and President Luis Monge in San Jose. Monge reportedly welcomed the Israeli offer, noting the… More ▸

  • Costa Rica Moves Its Embassy Back to Jerusalem

    Costa Rica today became the first country to move its embassy back to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv. Israel regards this as a major diplomatic breakthrough and believes other countries will also return their embassies to Jerusalem. Costa Rica’s new president Luis Alberto Monge pledged to return his country’s embassy to Israel’s capital during his election… More ▸

  • Costa Rica Decides to Return Its Embassy to Jerusalem

    Costa Rica has decided to return its Embassy to Jerusalem. Formal word of this was released in San Jose. This action came within days of the inauguration of Costa Rica’s new President, Luis Alberto Monge. Moving his nation’s Embassy back to Jerusalem was one of the foreign policy planks in Monge’s election campaign platform. Costa… More ▸