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Hundreds of dead pelicans found in Peru


April 30th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, April 30 (IANS/EFE) Fishermen and environmentalists are calling on officials to investigate the deaths of more than 200 pelicans on the beaches of northern Peru, media reports said.The dead ... Read more...

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Mitsubishi to invest $888 mn in Peru copper mine


February 18th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) Mitsubishi Corporation plans to invest as much as 70 billion yen ($888 million) to acquire an 18.1 percent stake in a copper mine in southern Peru, ... Read more...

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10th-century tomb found in Peru


October 26th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Oct 26 (IANS/EFE) A 10th-century tomb has been discovered in northern Peru.Experts from the Bruning National Archaeological Museum found the tomb of a dignitary who belonged to the 10th-century ... Read more...

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6.8 magnitude quake hits Peru


August 25th, 2011 - 2:41 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Aug 25 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale jolted northern Peru Wednesday, Xinhua reported.There were no immediate reports of any casualties or damages.According to the ... Read more...

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Lost Language Rediscoverd In Peru


September 26th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS)- A letter, buried in the ruins of the Magdalena De Cao Viejo Church, El Brujo Archaeological Complex in northern Peru showed evidences of an extinct ... Read more...

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Earth’s highest coastal mountain has moved 2,200 km in 170m years


September 21st, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 21 (ANI): The highest coastal mountain on Earth, Colombia's Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, has been on the move for a long, long time as indicated by a new study.The ... Read more...

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400-year-old letter reveals ‘lost’ native Peruvian language


August 28th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): A 400 year-old letter found in the ruins of an ancient Spanish colonial church in 2008 has revealed a previously unknown Peruvian native language.The letter was found ... Read more...

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Tomb of a teenager buried for over 1600 yrs discovered in Peru


August 16th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 16 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered the remains of a teenager of Mochica community, buried more than 1,600 years ago in Peru.It was found 16 meters away from the tomb of ... Read more...

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Northern Peru Hit By Major 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake


May 20th, 2010 - 12:46 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A very strong earthquake which measured 6.0 on the Richter scale has hit Northern Peru. The quake was said to be 125 kilometers below the ground's surface, and ... Read more...

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Mum-of-four left bed bound by N-cup boobs


May 4th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): A Peruvian mum-of-four is said to have been left bed bound for six months by her massive boobs.Julia Manihuari, 29, was left unable to move after her chest ... Read more...

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Canadian firm makes new oil discovery in Colombia


March 10th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 10 (IANS/EFE) Canadian-owned Pacific Rubiales has made a new oil discovery at an exploration well located in Colombia's Llanos Orientales region, a media report said. The results are promising and bode ... Read more...

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20 killed, 42 injured in Peru bus crash


February 23rd, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Feb 22 (IANS/EFE) Twenty people were killed and 42 injured Monday when two buses collided head-on in northern Peru. The accident occurred on the Pan American highway in La Libertad province.The injured ... Read more...

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Tomb shows Peru’s Moche were Christ’s contemporaries


October 27th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Oct 27 (EFE) A tomb at the Sipan archaeological site in northern Peru confirms that the ancient Moche people were contemporaries of Christ, scientists say. Luis Chero, the head of the Huaca ... Read more...

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15th century Peruvians sacrificed humans to appease El Nino


July 16th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Caracas (Venezuela), July 16 (ANI): Archaeologists have found evidence that a woman from the Chimu culture was buried alive in the 15th century at the Chan Chan archaeological complex in Peru to ... Read more...

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26 killed in Peru bus accident


May 14th, 2009 - 5:57 am ICT by IANS
Lima, May 14 (EFE) Twenty-six people have been killed and 18 others injured when the bus in which they were travelling fell into a ravine in northern Peru, representatives of a travel ... Read more...

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DNA links found between ancient Peruvians and Japanese


January 11th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Lima (Peru), Jan 11 (ANI): A new study has revealed genetic links between people who inhabited northern Peru more than 1,000 years ago and the Japanese. Japanese physical anthropologist Ken-ichi Shinoda performed ... Read more...

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3,000-year-old “Spider God” temple found in Peru


October 30th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered a 3,000-year-old temple featuring an image of a spider god in Peru, which may hold clues to little-known cultures in the ancient past 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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14 killed in Peru bus collision


March 16th, 2008 - 10:48 am ICT by admin
Lima, March 16 (IANS) At least 14 people have been killed and 35 injured when two passenger buses collided head-on in northern Peru, Spain's EFE news agency reported Sunday. The accident occurred ... Read more...

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At least 15 missing after boat accident in Peru


March 1st, 2008 - 3:19 am ICT by admin
DPA Lima, March 1 (DPA) At least 15 passengers have been missing after a boat capsized in northern Peru. The Santa Elena, which was carrying 40 people and a load of wood on ... Read more...

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Ancient Peruvians cultivated crops 10,000 years ago


January 18th, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by admin
New York, Jan 18 (ANI): The long-held notion that agriculture in Europe started a good 5,000 years before developing in the Americas, has been challenged by new evidence suggesting that farming started ... Read more...

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