Tag archive for ‘Colombia’
Jewish Business News On Monday, May 28th, 2018

Guide who helped Israelis escape FARC captivity found dead

An Argentine woman leading Israeli tourists on a tour of marijuana-producing areas of southwestern Colombia has been kidnapped and then murdered by alleged FARC rebels, Colombian authorities announced Thursday. The More...

News Brief On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Brazilian football team Chapecoense on plane that crashed in Colombia, Report

A chartered plane with 81 passengers on board, including a Brazilian first division soccer team Chapecoense heading to Medellin, Colombia, for a regional tournament final, has crashed in a mountainous More...

Itamar Eichner On Sunday, May 29th, 2016

Colombians fall in love with Shakshuka

The Israeli embassy in Colombia celebrated Independence Day, handing out Shakshuka in pita to passersby, soldiers, and Jewish community members in Bogota. The Colombian press widely covered the event both More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, October 30th, 2015

SPAIN: Esther Koplowitz’s FCC to construct the Toyo Tunnel in Colombia for 392 million Euros

  Esther Koplowitz’s FCC has been awarded the contract for the project consisting of the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the Toyo tunnel in the Urabá Port (around 80 kilometres More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Shikun & Binui Wins Tender to Build a Large Scale Infrastructure Project in the Tel Aviv Metropolitan Area, Israel Worth $750 Million

– – The Shikun & Binui Group (TASE:SKBN.TA) announced that it has been awarded, together with an international infrastructure group, a contract to build a large scale infrastructure project More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Columbia U. Professor Invents Camera that Powers Itself

A research team led by Shree K. Nayar, T.C. Chang Professor of Computer Science at Columbia Engineering, has invented a prototype video camera that is the first to be fully self-powered–it can produce More...

Eli Horn On Friday, January 16th, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg Inaugurates Internet.org Project in Colombia

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg launched a free Internet application in Colombia on Wednesday as part of a drive to bring developing markets online, Reuters said. Colombia is the first nation More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Where Are Women Most Likely To Be Your Boss?

– According to a report from the International Labor Organization (ILO), you’re most likely to have a female boss if you’re working in Jamaica. The Caribbean island nation has the world’s More...

Eli Horn On Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Scientists Commence Antarctica Experiment to Find Big Bang’s ‘Smoking Gun’

  Cosmologists celebrated the new year by launching a new experiment on a balloon in Antarctica to investigate the Big Bang, the New York Times said. The set of six telescopes known as SPIDER will circle More...

Reuters On Saturday, December 6th, 2014

Crowd-funded coffee machine touts taste through tech

A German entrepreneur has invented an in-home machine that quickly turns raw beans into a freshly brewed cup of coffee, racking up 5, 000 pre-orders as consumers search for the perfect brew and retailers More...

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