People wearing T-shirts with the Israeli flag demonstrate during a protest against Guatemala's President Alvaro Colom decision of supporting the creation of a Palestinian state, Guatemala City, Oct. 3, 2011. (AP/Rodrigo Abd)
An Odd Interdependence

Guatemala’s Israeli Ties Drive Decision to Move Embassy to Jerusalem

In recent years, Israel has been increasingly turning its attention to Latin America. The shift toward right-wing governments in the region, the latest example being Chile, may facilitate such diplomacy.