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Women denounce gender violence in Peru ‘SlutWalk’


November 13th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Nov 13 (IANS/EFE) More than 100 women in seductive dresses went on a "SlutWalk" through the streets of Peruvian capital Lima to denounce gender violence, discrimination and sexual abuse.The ... Read more...

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19 dead in Peru bus accident


February 26th, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Feb 26 (IANS/EFE) At least 19 people were killed and 37 injured when a bus plunged into a ravine in central Peru, police said.The bus was approaching the capital city of ... Read more...

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Peruvian sex workers protest against foreigners in business


August 4th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Aug 4 (IANS/EFE) Hundreds of Peruvian sex workers have asked the government to act against brothels having foreign prostitutes. Some 300 sex workers from El Trocadero, a well-known brothel in the Peruvian ... Read more...

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Judge Rejects Joran Van Der Sloot Plea


June 29th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A judge in Peru has repudiated the plea of the allegedly notorious Joran van der Sloot. Joran’s plea desired the invalidation of his declaration ... Read more...

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Aruba prosecutor: Not informed by Peruvian police about Joran van der Sloot’s recent confessions about Holloway


June 11th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by BNO News
LIMA (BNO NEWS) -- Aruba's chief prosecutor told BNO News on Friday that it is not aware of Joran van der Sloot's alleged statement in Peru in which he said ... Read more...

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Fox News: Joran van der Sloot lied during confession


June 11th, 2010 - 5:34 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Fox News reports that Dutchman Joran van der Sloot, who remains the prime suspect in the disappearance of missing American teenager Natalee Holloway, lied during ... Read more...

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Murder suspect Joran van der Sloot detained in Central Chile


June 4th, 2010 - 3:18 am ICT by BNO News
SANTIAGO, CHILE (BNO NEWS) -- A Dutch man who is the prime suspect in the disappearance of American teenager Natalee Holloway and was being sought in connection with the murder ... Read more...

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Suspect in disappearance of Natalee Holloway accused of murder in Peru


June 3rd, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by BNO News
LIMA (BNO NEWS) -- A Dutch man who is the prime suspect in the disappearance of American teenager Natalee Holloway, Joran van der Sloot, is being sought in connection with ... Read more...

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Brazil to invest $540 bn in energy projects


May 6th, 2010 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, May 6 (IANS/EFE) Brazil will invest 951 billion reais ($540 billion) in energy projects over the next nine years, state-owned Energy Research Corporation has said. Around 70 percent of the investment will ... Read more...

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At least 38 dead in Peru bus crash


February 23rd, 2010 - 2:21 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Feb 23 (DPA) At least 38 people were killed and 56 others injured Monday when two buses collided in the northwestern Peruvian region of La Libertad, police said. Officials were unable to ... Read more...

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Siamese twins die in Peru


November 1st, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Nov 1 (EFE) Siamese twins Ruth and Milagros, who shared such vital organs as the heart, liver and intestines, died in a hospital in the Peruvian capital, an official said. Luis Shimabukuro, ... Read more...

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Racehorse killed for meat in Peru


August 8th, 2009 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Aug 8 (EFE) A racehorse valued at $100,000 was killed for meat near the Peruvian capital of Lima, media reports said. The animal was stolen from its owner a few days back. ... Read more...

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Female-only traffic police in Peruvian capital


March 23rd, 2009 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Lima, March 23 (DPA) A nightmare is coming true for many macho motorists in the Peruvian capital as the entire traffic police force will soon be female. Since surveys show female officers in ... Read more...

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90-year-old female burglar arrested


March 11th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, March 11 (DPA) A 90-year-old woman was arrested in the Peruvian capital for taking part in a burglary, police said Tuesday. The woman, who looked like a sweet grandmother, arrived with two ... Read more...

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Heavily armed police, troops deployed at Thai airports (Lead)


November 28th, 2008 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Nov 28 (Xinhua) The Thai government, besieged by massive protests demanding its resignation, deployed heavily armed police contingents Friday evening at Suvarnahbhumi International Airport taken over by protesters.Armoured military vehicles were ... Read more...

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Thai police chief removed


November 28th, 2008 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Nov 28 (Xinhua) The Thai government, facing massive opposition protest, Friday removed the country's police chief from his post and shifted him to a relatively unimportant position.Prateep Tanprasert has taken over ... Read more...

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Peru leftists criticise Apec


November 23rd, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) More than 30 leftist organizations in Peru have criticized the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) forum for what they called introducing trade practices jeopardising interest of the farmers ... Read more...

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Russian president urges Apec greater global role


November 21st, 2008 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 21 (RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has urged the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) forum to play a stronger role in ensuring global security and overcoming the financial crisis. The ... Read more...

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Spain says it’ll share disputed treasure trove with Peru


June 27th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 27 (IANS) Spain has said it is ready to share with Peru a disputed treasure trove worth millions of dollars salvaged from a shipwreck, claiming it is a part of ... Read more...

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Mass grave discovered in Peru


May 31st, 2008 - 8:52 pm ICT by admin
Putis (Peru), May 31 (IANS) The Peruvian government has excavated the remains of at least 60 people, including 15 children, killed in a massacre led by the military in 1984, Spain's EFE ... Read more...

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EU-Latin America summit voices concern over food prices


May 17th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by admin
DPA Lima, May 17 (DPA) The European Union-Latin America-Caribbean (EU-LAC)summit stressed in its final declaration in Lima that participants were "deeply concerned by the impact of increased food prices", specifically citing troubled Haiti ... Read more...

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Brazil to launch international pro-ethanol campaign


May 17th, 2008 - 7:20 am ICT by admin
DPA Lima/Rio de Janeiro, May 17 (DPA) The Brazilian government plans to launch an international campaign to defend the use of ethanol as an alternative to oil-derived fuels, a key advisor to Brazilian ... Read more...

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Efforts on to aid Malaysian Indian woman jailed in Peru


May 7th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 7 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian yoga instructor is looking for sponsors to travel to the Peruvian capital Lima to meet his former employee, who is critically ill in a ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian ‘drug-carrier’ dying in Peru prison


May 5th, 2008 - 12:14 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 5 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian woman is lying grievously ill in a prison in the Peruvian capital Lima after she was detained when three kilograms of cocaine were found ... Read more...

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Potatoes could alleviate global food crisis


April 16th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by admin
London, April 16 (ANI): They might be derided for contributing to expanding waistlines but potatoes may be the solution for alleviating the global food crisis.Researchers at the International Potato Centre, in ... Read more...

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Oil prospectors corner Peru’s last indigenous people


March 24th, 2008 - 9:27 am ICT by admin
By Julia Ohlendorf Buenos Aires/Lima, March 24 (DPA) Though celebrities around the world play at roughing it in the jungle, in Peru it's not just a game for those living isolated from the ... Read more...

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Helicopter crash in Peru kills 10


March 13th, 2008 - 4:05 am ICT by admin
DPA Lima, March 13 (DPA) Ten people were killed when a helicopter of mining giant Rio Tinto crashed in central Peru, according to media reports. Television channel Canal N reported Wednesday that rescue ... Read more...

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Trent University anthropologist reveals lifestyle clues of Inca mummies


November 14th, 2007 - 8:37 am ICT by admin
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