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5 hrs ago | WaterWorld

CH2M HILL lauded for noteworthy wastewater treatment projects

CH2M HILL, a consulting, design, construction, and operations firm, has been recognized with two Global Water Awards for its exceptional infrastructure work involving Peru's Taboada Wastewater Treatment Plant and the Bahrain Petroleum Company .

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11 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

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.

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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."

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CE News

Two CH2M HILL projects win Global Water Awards

CH2M HILL projects were recognized with prestigious industry awards during the annual Global Water Awards ceremony hosted by the International Desalination Association and Global Water Intelligence.

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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 .

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The New Zealand Herald

A taste of the real Peru

Children in the rural village of Chivay in the Arequipa region of Peru. Photo / Creative Commons image by Flickr user Presidencia Peru Chivay, a small village about 160km from Arequipa, is described as just that in the Lonely Planet guide.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

MLive.com

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 .

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Examiner.com

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.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

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.

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Anorak

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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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Examiner.com

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.

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

Hispanically Speaking

28,000 Llamas, Alpacas Rescued from Active Volcano Area

Peruvian authorities organized the moving of 28,000 camelids - alpacas and llamas - of the herds that live around the Ubinas volcano in the southeastern region of Moquegua, because of the seismic activity that has covered their pastures in ash.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Agriculture, Science, World News

The Washington Post

Deadline lapses in Peru for illegal gold miners

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

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KTVN Reno

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.

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Star-Telegram.com

Deadline lapses in Peru for illegal gold miners

The clock has run out for an estimated 40,000 illegal gold miners in Peru. They had until Saturday to legalize their status in a region where fortune-seekers have ravaged rainforests and contaminated rivers.

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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.

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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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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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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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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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