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  • Ahmadinejad to visit Latin American nations

    December 29, 2011 | 12:39 pm

    Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced that he will tour four Latin American nations in January.

    Ahmadinejad will be visiting Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua and Ecuador during the second week of January, Iranian officials told state news agency IRNA on Wednesday.

    According to...

  • Leftist government’s moves worry Nicaraguan Jews

    By Brian Harris

    March 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    It has taken Nicaragua's new leftist President Daniel Ortega less than two months in office to alienate the country's tiny Jewish community.

    They are distrustful of Ortega and his Sandinista movement, after his first term in office from 1979 to 1990 sent the community into exile....

  • Anti-Israel Ortega returns to power in Nicaragua

    By Brian Harris

    November 16, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    The return of Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega after his victory in Nicaragua's presidential election has the country's tiny Jewish community on edge.

    During Ortega's last stint in power, as head of the left-wing revolutionary government from 1979-90, the entire Jewish community...

  • First Person - Hatikvah in the Village

    By Keren Markuze

    July 21, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    If someone had turned on the radio in Mulukuku, Nicaragua, on May 28, 2005, they would have heard "Hatikvah," the Israeli national anthem. There is no Jewish community in this village of 7,000. In fact, there is not normally even a single Jew. But for one week at the end of May,...

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