Tag Archive for Israel Colombia

WATCH: Above the Colombian Jungle, Israeli made “Kfir” Fighter Jets Rule

The Colombian Air Force fly Israel’s most advanced weaponry, RAFAEL made Python 5 and Derby air to air missiles as well as RAFAEL’s air to ground Spice 1000 guided glide bomb on 24 Israeli made “Kfir” fighter jet, by pilots with Elbit’s Helmet Mounted Display which is the same helmet used by IAF fighter pilots.

By Yissachar Ruas


As The State of Israel celebrates its 70th year of independence, some key elements of its history lives on in various and exotic parts of the World. Israel, well known for its technological prowess is considered an innovative high tech superpower. One of Israel’s most famous developments of the 1970s was its “Kfir” fighter jet. Continue Reading »

Netanyahu nixed important Colombia trip, citing Gaza as reason

PM Netanyahu’s South America trip wasn’t just to bolster exports and much-needed diplomatic support in int’l forums, the Prime Minister wanted to attend the inauguration ceremony of Colombia’s new president, and Israel supporter, Ivan Duque, so the cancelation may be a sign of things to come regarding Gaza.

By i24NEWS


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has cancelled a planned trip to Colombia next week due to the volatile security situation on the Gaza border, the premier’s office announced Thursday.

Netanyahu had been slated to meet with South American heads of state during the August 6-9 trip to Bogota for the swearing-in of Colombia’s new president Ivan Duque. Continue Reading »

Watch Videos: Netanyahu meets Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto

Watch warm speeches by PM Netanyahu when he met Colombian President Santos and later with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, while on his Latin tour.

By Elad Benar


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met on Thursday in Mexico City with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto.

The two discussed upgrading the bilateral free trade agreement and expanding trade. Agreements were signed regarding aviation, an MOU on MASHAV and a space agreement.

Netanyahu said during the meeting, “Thank you, my friend, President Pena Nieto for your personal friendship, for the friendship of Mexico. This is a milestone. As incredible as it sounds, what you just said always astounds me: that this is the first visit since the founding of the State of Israel of an Israeli prime minister in Latin America. Continue Reading »

IDF teaches Colombian delegation in Israel on how to clear land mines


Colombian gov’t dispatches delegation to Israel seeking IDF expertise in landmine discovery and removal methods, after more than 11,000 Colombians have been killed by mines since 1991.



JTA – A Colombian delegation arrived in Israel to receive training on how to clear land mines.

Anti-personnel mine – Naftali Bennett

Colombia sought the expertise of the Israeli Defense Ministry’s National Mine Action Authority on clearing its soil of the deadly devices. The delegation arrived Friday.

The South American nation recently signed a historic peace pact with the FARC terrorist organization ending five years of conflict.

More people have been killed recently by land mines in Colombia than in any other country.

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Peres vows to Colombian President Israel’s Help to Boost Their Economy

President Shimon Peres promises that Jerusalem will help develop Colombia’s economy, as he welcomed Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos to Israel.

By Rina Tzvi


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.

President Shimon Peres and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos - Photo: Mark Neiamn/GPO

President Shimon Peres and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos – Photo: Mark Neiamn/GPO

The two leaders also took part in the signing of a raft of agreements between the two countries.

“I welcome you here as an important and influential leader of Latin America,” Peres told Santos at a reception in his Jerusalem residence. Continue Reading »