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News on Peru continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

7 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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11 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, Spain, Philippines

12 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, Chemistry, Science, Medicine, Malaria, Health, Food and Drug Administration

12 hrs ago | National Public Radio

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

Chemist Facundo Fernandez of the Georgia Institute of Technology tested morning-after pills collected from 15 different pharmacies in Lima, Peru.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, World News, Medicine, Malaria, Health

16 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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Thu Apr 17, 2014

SFGate

Findery lets your leave your mark

What it does: Geo-tags "notes" all over the world connecting people with places, and places with stories.

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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),

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

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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The Washington Post

Inmates rock Peru prison with 'Superstar

Minimum-security prisoners joined national prisons officials in the audience of Tuesday night's performance in the Sarita Colonia prison in Lima's port of Callao.

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The Miami Herald

Inmates rock Peru prison with 'Superstar

Minimum-security prisoners joined national prisons officials in the audience of Tuesday night's performance in the Sarita Colonia prison in Lima's port of Callao.

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Business Wire

Gra a y Montero Announces Award of New Contract

Founded in 1933, Grana y Montero is the only Peruvian engineering and construction company listed on the Lima Stock Exchange since 1997 and now also the NYSE.

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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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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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West Sussex Today

A real recipe for chocolate success...

Suzanne James and Carlos Mendez, of Raw Goodies, produce tiny batches of chocolate from cacao beans, using adapted household appliances and a workshop at the bottom of their garden in Queen Street, Worthing.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Chocolate, Recipes, Home Gardening, Home, World News, South America

Mon Apr 14, 2014

ETaiwanNews.com

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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The Jersey Journal

Local James Madison students serve others through alternative spring break

Almost 300 James Madison University students embarked on 30 alternative spring break trips around the country and world this year.

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