Communications Minister Ayoub Kara, who is a Druze Arab, credited President Trump for creating the conditions for the meeting with Arab officials.
RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) — The Ecuadorean representative to the United Nations equated Zionism with Nazism in his speech during the celebration of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People at the United Nations General Assembly. “We repudiate with all our strength the persecution and genocide that in its time unleashed Nazism against the Hebrew people….
A kosher fast-food restaurant believed to be the only one of its kind in Ecuador opened in its largest city to serve the tiny Jewish community and more.
Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa compared the bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center which killed 85 people to “NATO bombings of Libya.”
Officials of the Simon Wiesenthal Center met with Ecuadorian authorities to seek their support in asking Cuba to release American prisoner Alan Gross.