Guatemala Follows US Lead, Plants Embassy in Jerusalem

It turns out Guatemala has a long history of supporting Israel, a trend President Jimmy Morales wants to keep alive

By |

Just two days after the US Embassy officially opened in Jerusalem, Guatemala followed suit and opened the doors to its new mission in the Holy City.

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales, a dedicated Christian, was on hand to personally inaugurate his nation's new embassy at the Malha Technology Park.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu also addressed the event, showering affection and praise on Morales for having the courage to take a stand that's so unpopular with the international community.

Guatemala was also the second nation after the United States to officially recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital back in December 2017.

In fact, Guatemala has a long history of supporting Israel:

PHOTO: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Guatemala President Jimmy Morales at the Prime ministers office in Jerusalem (Ohad Zwigenberg/POOL YEDIOTH AHRONOTH)

Members

Israel Today Membership

Read all member content. Access exclusive, in-depth reports from Israel! Free Zoom events. Connect with Israel right from your home! Raise a voice of truth and hope. Support Faith-based journalism in Jerusalem!

Monthly
Membership

$5
/ month
Full access to Israel Today's Member-only content on all Digital Platforms.
Become a Member

Yearly
Membership

$46
/ year
Full access to Israel Today's Member-only content on all Digital Platforms.
Save 18% Per Month.
Become a Member

Six Months
Membership

$28
every 6 months
Full access to Israel Today's Member-only content on all Digital Platforms.
Save 9% Per Month.
Become a Member

Leave a Reply

Israel Today Newsletter

Daily news

FREE to your inbox

Israel Heute Newsletter

Tägliche Nachrichten

KOSTENLOS in Ihrer Inbox

Subscribe to our Daily Newsletter