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Lima, Peru News

Local news for Lima, Peru continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

12 hrs ago | 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.

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16 hrs ago | CNN

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.

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

17 hrs ago | 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.

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

21 hrs ago | SFGate

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)

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Telegram

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.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

BeverageDaily

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

AJE's CMO and Zen Buddhist master Jorge Lopez Doriga tells BeverageDaily.com 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

Inhabitat

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 .

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AlertNet

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.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Art Daily

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Mario Testino, one of the world's most well-known and influential photographers and a native of Lima, Peru, has been named President of the Board of World Monuments Fund Peru , the organization's first office in South America, by Bonnie Burnham, President of World Monuments Fund .

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The New Zealand Herald

Tuesday, April 22

1529 - Treaty of Saragossa defines interests of Spain and Portugal in the Pacific; Spain gives up claim to the East Indies.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Spain, Key West, FL, Mexico, Peru

Sun Apr 13, 2014

MarketWatch

Chile fire kills at least 12 people

LIMA, Peru--A fire that started Saturday swept through parts of the historic Chilean port city of Valparaiso, leaving at least 12 dead, hundreds of homes destroyed and forcing the evacuation of thousands of people.

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Related Topix: South America, Chile, World News, Peru, Michelle Bachelet

Examiner.com

Captial Cities exclusive: What you don't know about 'Safe and Sound' the song

For what is one of the hottest songs on the radio today, " Safe and Sound ", from the group Capital Cities, has made quite an impact in the music world, and one of the biggest reasons why is the combination of beat, melody and the most memorable trumpet line we've ever heard.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Peru state a violent 'mini-dictatorship'

In this April 7, 2014 photo, police stand guard outside the auditorium in Chimbote, Peru.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Writerswrite.com's Writer's Blog

Michael Bond to Publish New Paddington Bear Book called Love From Paddington

Michael Bond is writing a new Paddington Bear book called Love From Paddington .

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Hispanic Business

Combine Solicitation - Internet Service Provided, Embassy in Lima, Peru

Digital bandwidth must be at 18Mbps. The Contractor shall furnish managerial, administrative, and direct labor personnel to accomplish all work as required in the contract.

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SciDev.Net

Focus on Poverty: Cash for sound climate plans

Last week, SciDev.Net reported on the latest study by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change .

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PR-inside.com

New Location and Theme for 3rd LatAm Mine Water Conference

For the third consecutive year, Fleming Gulf Conferences will be hosting the LatAm Mine Water Conference, offering participants comprehensive networking opportunities and key industry insights from regional experts.

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