Anti-Immigrant Measures by Hypocrite Latin American Governments

President Donald Trump’s confirmation that he will keep his campaign promise and build a wall along the Mexican border has outraged the Latin American ruling classes. Mexico’s former president Vicente Fox eloquently wrote on his Twitter account that his country “is not going to pay for that f***ing wall.” Behind the media’s fury at Trump’s […]

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Israel Will Help Boost Colombian Economy

President Shimon Peres on Monday said that Israel would help develop Colombia’s economy, as he welcomed his Colombian counterpart Juan Manuel Santos who is on an official visit to the region. The two leaders also took part in the signing of a raft of agreements between the two countries. “I welcome you here as an […]

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Were Secret Service Prostitutes Really Spies?

A Republican senator Chuck Grassley is raising the possibility that Colombian prostitutes who reportedly had sex with members of the U.S. Secret Service could have actually been Russian spies. “We’re looking at something that is very, very serious when national security might not be protected properly,” Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa said today in a […]

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Colombia Identified as Secret Buyer of Israeli Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Systems

Colombia has been identified as the mysterious buyer of Israeli Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) systems worth $50 million. Elbit had stated in a press release earlier this month that the UAVs were sold to an unidentified Latin America country. Several defense publications in the United States later pointed to Colombia, which sources said is interested […]

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Operation Fast and Furious: An Obama Foreign Policy Disconnect

During the past week, the U.S. and Colombia indicted and arrested more than 50 individuals charged with organizing maritime and aerial smuggling of cocaine from Colombia to the U.S. via Central America and Mexico. The arrests again reflect the sustained nature of close law enforcement cooperation between the U.S. and Colombia. This cooperation has been […]

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Israel and Colombia Sign Open Skies Agreement

Israel and Colombia signed a bilateral Open Skies agreement last week, according to a report on the Port2Port website. The agreement was signed between Avi Ben Hur, Deputy Director of International Relations in Israel’s National Civil Aviation Administration (NCAA) and Dr. Santiago Castro Gómez, Director General at UAEAC, Civil Aeronautics of Colombia. According to the […]

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Turkey Informs UN It Seized Iranian Arms Shipment

Turkey informed a UN Security Council panel it seized a cache of weapons Iran was exporting in violations of a UN arms embargo, Reuters reported on Thursday. The report to the council’s Iran sanctions committee, said a March 21 inspection turned up the weapons, which were listed as “auto spare parts” on the plane’s cargo […]

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