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12 hrs ago | SFGate

Peru police seize 3.3 tons of cocaine

In this photo provided by Peru's Interior Ministry, a police officer arranges blocks of cocaine for display to the press, in Trujillo Peru, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.


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19 hrs ago | Business Journal

Peruvian Lions visit OHSU

Members of the Lions Club from Labayeque, Peru visited OHSU on Monday and also met with Portland-area Lions, all of whom have helped with cleft palate surgeries and support in Peru.


Related Topix: Oregon Health & Science University, World News

22 hrs ago |

Empresa De Distribucion Electrica De Lima Norte SAA (EDELNOC1) -...

Empresa De Distribucion Electrica De Lima Norte SAA is a service company. The company operates in segments namely, generation, transmission and distribution.


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Yesterday | Buenos Aires Herald

Peru's lame duck quacks on

When he was elected in 2011, many Peruvians feared that Ollanta Humala would join the ranks of left-wing Latin American leaders determined to dismantle the market-friendly neoliberal economic model in place in most of the region since the mid-1990s.


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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Etowah High Principal Visits Peru for Educational, Service Learning Program

Etowah High School Principal Keith Ball spent two weeks in Peru this summer with a group of 26 educators from across the country as part of EF Educational Tours' Professional Development Scholarship program.


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Hispanic Business

U.S. Export-Import bank OKs loans for Peru to buy Siemens Kansas-made turbines

The turbines are destined for use in the Marcona and Tres Hermanas wind projects, in close proximity in the Ica region of southern announced the turbine contracts, which include a combination of direct-drive SWT-3.0-108 wind turbines and geared SWT-2.3-108 units, earlier this year.


Related Topix: World News, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy


Magnitude 6.9 earthquake strikes southern Peru -USGS

Office workers stand in circles after they were evacuated from corporate buildings during an earthquake evacuation drill at San Isidro's financial center in Lima, Peru April 3, 2014.REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivil LIMA, Aug 24 - A magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck southern Peru on Sunday, shaking the capital Lima 300 miles away but triggering no ... (more)


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Sun Aug 24, 2014

USA Today

Large 6.9 earthquake reported in central Peru

A large 6.9-magnitude earthquake has struck a sparsely populated area of central Peru, the U.S. Geological Survey said Sunday.


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Large earthquake reported in central Peru

The U.S. Geological Survey says a large magnitude-6.9 earthquake has struck a sparsely populated area of central Peru.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, World News, Oglala, SD

Machu Pichu: Top of the world

Outside are lush rainforests, rugged mountains and steepling waterfalls. Passengers - Australians, Spanish, Germans, Americans - chatter about the landscape and their visit to the fabled lost Incan city.


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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Daily Mail

My crazy Ibiza lifestyle landed me in this jail. Please donA t let...

Vile boast of Jihadi John... I've made my fortune: Bragging British executioners are sadists, say ex hostages... they tortured us with Tasers 'You're the vilest b**** I've met': Judge lets rip with his contempt for woman sentenced to 30 years for sexually abusing her children with boyfriend Chef dies after spitting cobra he was cooking bit him on ... (more)


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St Rose of Lima; St Philip Benizi

The first canonized saint of the New World has one characteristic of all saints-the suffering of opposition-and another characteristic which is more for admiration than for imitation-excessive practice of mortification.


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Fri Aug 22, 2014

From Paterson to the Andes, city church group goes on high altitude mission

From village to village they walked, on treks that they said took as long as eight hours along paths so high in the Andes Mountains that every few minutes they had to stop to catch their breath.


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Redlands Daily Facts

Tracy Hutchinson will give program about trip to Peru for Sierra Club in Redlands

Sierra Club member Tracy Hutchinson will give a talk and slide show about her “Adventure in Peru” when the San Gorgonio Chapter of the Sierra Club meets at 7:30 p.m. Sept.


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Daily Kos

Sex Trafficking in Peru: Tourism is Colonialism, Part 1

Jeff and I are on a double-decker bus headed to Lima, feet propped on the front window, trying to ignore the semis crossing the double yellow line into our lane, their headlights suddenly shining directly into our faces.


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Wall Street Journal

Peru's Congress Rejects Cabinet for Second Time

LIMA, Peru-Peru's Congress on Friday for a second time refused to give a vote of confidence for Prime Minister Ana Jara and her cabinet, as various members of the legislature demanded changes to President Ollanta Humala's administration.


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SNL Financial

Minera IRL contemplating sale of interest in Ollachea gold property in Peru

In an Aug. 21 interview, Minera IRL President Diego Benavides said that the company is looking at various options to finance Ollachea's construction, including a joint venture with other mining companies or direct bank financing.


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Manila Bulletin

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Bishop Mylo Hubert Vergara will celebrate a high mass at 8 a.m. today at the Santa Rosa de Lima Parish in Bagong Ilog, Pasig City, in solemn commemoration of the Feast of Santa Rosa de Lima, the first canonized saint of South America, and the patroness of Lima, Peru, South America, and the Philippines.


Related Topix: World News, Southeast Asia, Philippines, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI


Interview: Peru's Vice Minister for Foreign Trade invites India to...

In an exclusive interview to Peruvian Vice Minister Edgar Vasquez talked about Peruvian government's expectations from the new Indian government, his country's aim to develop broader and deeper relations with India in order to increase bilateral trade.


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Mario Vargas Llosa named Adopted Son of Marbella

In an intimate ceremony the Nobel Literature prize winner spoke about his fondness of the town that he has been coming back to since 1984 At 7pm on a warm Friday evening outside Marbella's theatre, cultural and political figures assembled for a historic event.


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