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Peruvian police rescue 10 kids from guerrillas


July 7th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Lima, July 7 (IANS/EFE) Police rescued 10 children who had been forcibly recruited by a guerrilla group in southern Peru, President Ollanta Humala said Friday."Ten children have been recovered. There ... Read more...

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Peru’s president relieves 22 generals


July 4th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Lima, July 4 (IANS/EFE) President Ollanta Humala relieved 22 generals of their commands in an effort to reinvigorate strategically important units of the Peruvian army, a media report said.Personnel changes ... Read more...

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Juanes to perform in Peru, visit Machu Picchu


June 29th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Lima, June 29 (IANS/EFE) Colombian singer-songwriter Juanes will give three concerts in Peru in September and also visit the famed Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, organizers of the Movistar Musica ... Read more...

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91 cops ill after having chicken soup in Peru


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, April 23 (IANS/EFE) As many as 91 police officers were affected by food poisoning at their base in Mazuco, which is in Peru's jungle region of Madre de Dios, ... Read more...

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1,000 girls sexually exploited in Peru mining camps


September 20th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) More than 1,100 teenaged girls have been sexually exploited at illegal mining camps in the jungles of southeastern Peru, a daily newspaper said Monday, citing information ... Read more...

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Machu Picchu, the city that was never lost


June 27th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, June 27 (IANS/EFE) Although US explorer Hiram Bingham achieved worldwide fame for having "discovered" the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, all historical evidence points to the fact that the ... Read more...

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Items from Machu Picchu return to Peru after nearly a century


March 31st, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, March 31 (IANS/EFE) A first batch of nearly 400 Machu Picchu objects arrived here Wednesday from Yale University almost 100 years after they were taken away from the ... Read more...

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17 killed in Peru bus accident


November 19th, 2010 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Nov 19 (IANS/EFE) At least 17 people were killed and 15 injured when the bus in which they were travelling fell into a ravine in southern Peru, police said.The accident occurred ... Read more...

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Peru announces construction of 100 dams


October 27th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Oct 27 (EFE) Peruvian President Alan Garcia has announced the construction of 100 dams and 30 reservoirs, projects that the government forecasts will be concluded by the end of 2010. "We have ... Read more...

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Pre-Columbian graves found in Peru


October 11th, 2009 - 11:06 am ICT by ANI
Caracas (Venezuela), October 11 (ANI): A team of archaeologists with Peru's National Institute of Culture, or INC, discovered a dozen graves and an equal number of pre-Columbian earthen enclosures at a complex ... Read more...

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Meteoric rise of Incan empire between 1400 and 1532 driven by hot weather


July 27th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): A new research on Peruvian lake sediments has suggested that the meteoric rise of the Incan empire between 1400 and 1532 was driven by a sustained period of ... Read more...

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New gas field boosts Peru’s self-sufficieny ambition


June 26th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, June 26 (IANS) Peruvian energy company Petro-Tech has found a new gas field on the country's northwest coast that could give some 20 million cubic feet of gas per day boosting ... Read more...

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Inca skull surgeons in ancient Peru were highly skilled


May 13th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 13 (ANI): A new study has determined that Inca surgeons in ancient Peru were highly skilled and they used to successfully remove small portions of patients skulls to treat ... Read more...

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