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  1. Plundering Eden, Part Three: Andean Bears and JaguarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Encyclopaedia Britannica

    Throughout South America's biologically rich terrains, trappers illegally hunt some of the continent's most iconic mammals to fulfill local demands and supply commercial merchandise to an illicit global economy. Local markets thrive on traditional beliefs that animal body parts like gallbladders, claws, bones, and teeth are essential for traditions, witchcraft, products, adornment, and food.

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  2. The Spirit of Pisco, from Peru to San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Bold Italic

    It's August in Cuzco, and I'm sitting at the Museo del Pisco, at 11,000 feet in elevation, crushing stiff and frothy pisco sours alongside straight distillates. With more than 300 bottles of liquor in the back bar, this is the primo place to catch a buzz and a little bit ofA education on the country's pride and joy: pisco, a floral, tropical Peruvian grape brandy.

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  3. CuzcoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | TrekEarth

    Cusco, located in the middle of the Andes Mountains, in southern Peru, was the capital of the Inca Empire (Tahuantinsuyo). Currently, it is a mixture of native and foreign cultures coexist voluntarily and involuntarily.

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  4. UNESCO World Heritage Sites under threat around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Canada.com

    In this April 1, 2010, file photo,the citadel of Machu Picchu is seen during its reopening in Cuzco, Peru. This magnificent "lost city of the Incas" is cited by UNESCO on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, as beset by logging, poor waste management and agricultural incursion but hasn't been placed on its list of sites in danger.

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  5. UNESCO World Heritage Sites under threat around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Vancouver Sun

    ... been identified. In this April 1, 2010, file photo,the citadel of Machu Picchu is seen during its reopening in Cuzco, Peru. This magnificent "lost city of the Incas" is cited by UNESCO on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, as beset by logging, poor waste ...

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  6. Cuzco / The Lord of Sip n; 2 thematic units about the indigenous people - IntermediateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Times Educational Supplement

    PerAo: El Cusco El SeA or de SipA n Fiestas! Celebrations! The Incas had great gatherings in their capital, Cusco, to celebrate the winter solstice. Today Peruvians celebrate the same day in the same place.

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  7. Cuzco / El se or de Sip n; 2 thematic units about the indigenous people - IntermediateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Times Educational Supplement

    Peru: El Cusco El Senor de Sipan Fiestas! Celebrations! The Incas had great gatherings in their capital, Cusco, to celebrate the winter solstice. Today Peruvians celebrate the same day in the same place.

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  8. One Dead As Peruvians Re-Enact Key BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | LBC 97.3

    One person has died and five other people have been injured during the re-enactment of a battle in Peru. The re-enactment is a traditional event that takes place on 20 January on the Chiaraje plains, just outside the city of Cuzco in the south-east of Peru.

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  9. Fingerprints of the Gods - Graham Hancock - Foundries of GizaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Mike Philbin's Blog

    Fact is, I'd forgotten how insanely over-engineered the inside of the Great Pyramid of Giza is ... it looks more like an Industrial Site or Steel-making foundry or Energy-making power station than some Tomb to some egomanical tribal 'god kings and queens'. But that's not the kicker, the real kicker in Hancock's 1995 book is the polygonal wall effect visible in the casing stones of the smallest of the three Giza Pyramids, the one later-attributed to Menkaure.

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  10. How losing her job helped Sandycroft woman find links to the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Flintshire Standard

    ... perhaps the first of many. Before Machu Picchu, there was the Huchuy Qosqo trek. An archaeological site north of Cuzco, Peru, at an altitude of 3,600 metres, the trek gave Sara the opportunity to spend the night with a local family at the village of ...

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  11. Bare-knuckle boxing 'ritual' of Peru where men - and women - fight...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Bare-knuckle boxing 'ritual' of Peru where men - and women - fight one another to settle disputes and avenge loved ones Bare-knuckle boxing 'ritual' of Peru where men - and women - fight one another to settle disputes and avenge loved ones Music is played at full volume, innumerable cases of beer are consumed and lots of food is eaten by attendees Fighting is voluntary and no one is obligated to accept a challenge and both men and women can fight opponents These striking images show the annual bare-knuckle boxing ritual which takes place in Peru and allows men and women to fight one another to settle disputes or avenge loved ones.

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  12. Pacific Holidays Offers Great Prices on World Heritage Site VacationsRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2015 | PR Leap

    December 28, 2015 - Pacific Holidays, a leading specialist in arranging unique tour and travel opportunities, is now offering vacation packages that highlight a series of World Heritage Sites . World Heritage Sites are landmarks around the globe that have received special recognition through the United Nations as having special cultural significance to the area.

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  13. David Hatcher Childress - snakes carved in relief - giant polygonal carved stone wallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Mike Philbin's Blog

    INTRO: pyramids exist all over the world - in Egypt, South America, Cambodia, China and Japan. CONTENTION: at the foot of many ancient stone temples and buildings of antiquity you'll find a much earlier level of stonework that is astonishing for its complexity of construction and seeming defiance of gravity.

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  14. RFH Students Get Real-World ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Red Bank Green

    Rumson-Fair Haven juniors Mariah Parsons, Megan Volker, and Abby Drummond are pictured with new friends, during their volunteer stint at an orphanage in Peru. Between October 31 and November 11, two groups of students and chaperones from Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School took a closer look at the culture and languages of two far-off lands - by traveling to China and Peru, as part of World Language Immersion trips organized by RFH faculty member Michel Salazar.

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  15. Piano technician travels to Peru to repair 1872 instrumentRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    When he finished his work he elegantly looped his name onto a sticker and slapped it inside of the piano where, 143 years later, Jonathan Cleghorn found it in Urubamba, Peru. He can't tell you how it got there.

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  16. San Jeronimo and Edegem are proud of their compost projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | EurActiv.com

    The proud vice-mayor of Edegem, Jeroen Van Laer, holds a small bag with the final result of the compost that is used as organic fertilisers for the farmers. SPECIAL REPORT/ The partnership between the Belgian town of Edegem and the municipality of San Jeronimo in Peru has been so successful that many other localities in the Latin American country come to visit and study the project to compost organic waste and use it for agriculture.

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  17. .com | 2 major quakes jolt PeruRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | News24

    A pair of major 7.6-magnitude earthquakes jolted eastern Peru near its border with Brazil on Tuesday, and were felt across several South American nations, but authorities had no immediate reports of damage or casualties. "According to the real-time map there were two magnitude 7.6 in different locations," a USGS official explained.

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  18. Two major quakes jolt Peru, neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | The Peninsula

    A handout picture made available by the Andina news agency shows a group of people outside the Velasco Astete airport in Cusco, Peru, 24 November 2015, after a 7.3 magnitude earthquake shaked Peru border with Brazil and Bolivia. Lima: A pair of major 7.6-magnitude earthquakes jolted eastern Peru near its border with Brazil on Tuesday, and were felt across several South American nations, but authorities had no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

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  19. Two major quakes jolt Peru, neighboursRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | India.com

    Lima, Nov 25: A pair of major 7.6-magnitude earthquakes jolted eastern Peru near its border with Brazil today, and were felt across several South American nations, but authorities had no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The first quake, which struck at 5:45 pm , was 601 kilometres deep, according to the US Geological Survey.It was located about 169 kilometres west-northwest of Iberia and 688 kilometres east-northeast of the capital Lima. Five minutes later, a second temblor of the same strength rocked the same area but with a different epicentre."

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  20. Magnitude 7.5 Earthquake Hits Iberia Of Peru, Felt Across RegionsRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2015 | Malaysian National News Agency

    A large magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck eastern Peru, though there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties from the very deep temblor, the US Geological Survey reported Tuesday. The quake was extremely deep, some 600 kilometers below ground level.

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