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Peru Takes Harder Line on Illegal Gold Mining

LIMA, Peru-Peru's government said it would crack down harder on unlicensed gold miners, who have devastated vast areas of the Amazon jungle and polluted rivers with mercury used to extract the precious metal.


Related Topix: Peru, World News

Tue Apr 22, 2014

New Urban Legends

Youngest Mother

While an extraordinarily large dog or a cat with an unusually long tail may be regarded as nothing more than a momentarily interesting curiosity or a source of amusement, people who exhibit one of the extremes in human long struggled to avoid being identified as "freaks."


Related Topix: Peru, World News

Columbia Spectator

Margarete Diaz Cuadros named Columbia College valedictorian

"We tickle worms all day long," a grinning Diaz Cuadros said of her research with Martin Chalfie, Nobel Prize winner and University professor of biology .


Related Topix: Biology, Science, World News, Peru

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Dig In: New El Inka Peruvian Restaurant offers a rainbow of flavors

The combination of music, decor and Peruvian-inspired cuisine makes for a vibrant dining experience at the new El Inka restaurant .


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Kalamazoo, MI, World News, Peru, Vicksburg, MI

Sun Apr 20, 2014

One Direction's 'You & I' music video premieres; 1D leisure activities revealed

One Direction in the "You & I" music video. Pictured from left to right: Liam Payne, Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson.


Related Topix: Colombia, World News, Peru, South America, Chile, Paraguay, Argentina, Uruguay

Live Science

7 Things You Need To Know About Cancer

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.


Related Topix: The Conversation, Reggae, World News, Peru, Breast Cancer


The Power And The Gory: The 23 Bloodiest Jesus Christs Of Easter 2014

WHEN Jesus died for our sins and was born again, he split history in two; it divided BC from AD.


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The Beatles week ahead: Three McCartney shows in South America

Your Beatles calendar for the week:Paul McCartney Out There! Tour: April 21-22, Movistar Arena, Santiago, Chile.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Celebrities, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Magical Mystery Tour, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Chile, World News, Peru

Sat Apr 19, 2014


Deadline lapses in Peru for illegal gold miners

13, 2013 aerial file photo shows tailings produced by informal mining in Peru's Madre de Dios region.


Related Topix: South America, Peru, World News

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Korean News

Day of Sun Celebrated in Peru

A national meeting took place in Lima, Peru on April 11 to celebrate the birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung.


Related Topix: Peru, World News, Asia, North Korea


Pope leads Good Friday services

Thousands of Christians gathered at one of Rome's most famous landmarks Friday night as Pope Francis led the Catholic ceremony known as the Stations of the Cross at the Colosseum.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Good Friday, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI, World News, Peru, Spain, Philippines

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Fake Morning-After Pills Found In Peru May Hint At Bigger Problem

A survey of emergency contraceptives in Lima, Peru, turned up worrying results: More than a quarter were either counterfeit or defective.


Related Topix: World News, Peru, Chemistry, Science, Medicine, Malaria, Health, Food and Drug Administration


12 UNESCO sites most Americans will never see

Sure, plenty of people visit the UNESCO World Heritage sites of London, Paris, Rome, the Taj Mahal, Yosemite, but far fewer U.S. travelers seek out equally fascinating cities, monuments and attractions in widely overlooked parts of the world? For World Heritage Day , here are a few spots that you should consider - if only to go somewhere in the ... (more)


Related Topix: Peru, World News, Travel

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Star Online

Get moving! Septuagenarian goes the extra mile to encourage people to exercise

Datuk Sieh Kok Chi is actively involved in Move Malaysia, a programme that aims to motivate Malaysians to be physically active.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Peru,

The Wichita Eagle

Peru volcano prompts evacuation of 4,000

In this April 20, 2006, file photo, a group of Alpacas run while the Ubinas Volcano, background, 760 kilometers southeast of the capital of Lima, Peru, spews acid-laden ash and vapors.


Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, World News, Peru

Hebdenbridge Today

Josie, 80, travelling to Peru to champion education

An 80-year-old woman who gave birth to four, adopted 11 and fostered 69 children is sharing her child development skills with education officials in South America.


Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, World News, Peru


17th-century coins unearthed in Carbonear

Archaeology students from Memorial University in St. John's excavate at the site of an early 18th-century planter settlement at Crockers' Cove.- Images are copyrighted to Dr Peter Pope, Dept.


Related Topix: Canada, Peru, World News

Wed Apr 16, 2014


BIG Cola meets BIG Buddhism: 'AJE isn't your typical capitalist company'

AJE's CMO and Zen Buddhist master Jorge Lopez Doriga tells that AJE 'isn't your typical capitalist company', although flag brand BIG Cola is the fourth best-selling soft drink worldwide.


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Tue Apr 15, 2014


Miguel Chevalier Transforms a Former Church Into a Colorful Pixelated ...

Artist Miguel Chevalier transformed the entire floor of the former Sacred Heart of Casablanca Church into a mesmerizing pixelated Magic Carpet .


Related Topix: Peru, World News


Unsafe abortion kills nearly 50,000 a year, "intolerable" toll-NGO

Activists dressed in red lie on the ground demanding women's rights, gender equality and the right to abortion, during a protest in front of the Congress in Lima, Peru.


Related Topix: Abortion, World News, Peru