Paraguay Becomes Third Country in a Week to Open Embassy in Jerusalem

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed Paraguay’s President Horacio Cartes as a “true friend of Israel” as he opened his country’s embassy in Jerusalem this week, becoming the third country after the U.S. and Guatemala to relocate its mission to the capital.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) shakes hands with Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes during their meeting at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem on May 21, 2018. - Paraguay followed the US and Guatemala to inaugurate its new embassy in Jerusalem on May 21. (Photo by Sebastian Scheiner / POOL …

First Signs Posted to U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem

The Jerusalem municipality has proudly mounted the first street signs pointing the way toward the U.S. embassy, which is set to open one week from today, on the 70th secular anniversary of Israel’s independence on May 14.

US Embassy sign (Jerusalem Municipality)

Israel Helping Paraguay Fight Iran-Backed Hezbollah

Israel is helping Paraguay take actions against Hezbollah in the Tri-Border area with Argentina and Brazil, the Foreign Ministry acknowledged on Wednesday while announcing the opening of the new embassy in Asuncion.


State Dept.: Hezbollah, Islamic State Maintain Presence in Latin America

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) has determined that Venezuela, which has refused to cooperate with the United States’ antiterrorism efforts in the region for nearly a decade, remains a “permissive environment” that promotes ideological and financial support for terrorist organizations, namely Iran’s Lebanese proxy Hezbollah.

Hezbollah Israel threats

Terror Task Force Chair: South America’s Drug Cartels Are Looking to Work with Terrorists

Returning from a week-long research trip to South America, Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-NC) tells Breitbart News that intelligence officials in multiple countries have reason to believe that drug trafficking organizations are looking to work with terrorists groups like Hezbollah, but lack the technology to catch illegal money transfers as they happen.

Congressman Robert Pittenger (R-NC) with President of Paraguay Horacio Cartes

Pope to Hospitalized Children ‘We Need to Learn from You’

In his visit to a children’s hospital in Paraguay Saturday, Pope Francis told the young patients that Jesus loved children, enjoyed spending time with them, and wanted to be their friends. He also said Jesus put them forward as a model for adults.


Pope Urges Paraguayan Gov’t to ‘Strengthen Democratic Structures’

“I encourage you to continue working to strengthen democratic structures and institutions, so that they can respond to the legitimate aspirations of the nation’s people,” Pope Francis said. Like other Latin American countries, Paraguay suffers from extensive political corruption as well as an underdeveloped rule of law and civil society.

Pope Francis shakes hands with Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner after his mass at Nu Guazu field in the outskirts of Asuncion, Paraguay on July 12, 2015. The Pope finishes Sunday his Latin American tour. AFP PHOTO /JUAN MABROMATA (Photo credit should read J

Forget Climategate: this ‘global warming’ scandal is much bigger

How can we believe in ‘global warming’ when the temperature records providing the ‘evidence’ for that warming cannot be trusted? It’s a big question – and one which many people, even on the sceptical side of the argument, are reluctant