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UN to hear dispute over ownership of Machu Picchu

September 9th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Sep 9 (IANS/EFE) Two Peruvian families who say the government never paid them compensation for the expropriation of the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu and surrounding lands plan to ... 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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Rare photos of endangered Amazonians released to bring attention to their plight

February 1st, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Rare photographs of natives of the Amazon have been released by Brazil to bring attention to the plight of the indigenous people, who rights groups say are faced ... Read more...

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Yale to return Machu Picchu pieces

November 21st, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Nov 21 (IANS/EFE) Yale University will return to Peru all the pieces from the Machu Picchu archaeological site that it has had in its possession since 1912, Peruvian President Alan ... Read more...

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Peru declares environmental emergency over mine waste water

July 7th, 2010 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
Lima, July 7 (DPA) The Peruvian government Tuesday declared a state of environmental emergency in a central Peruvian mining district after a wastewater storage dam collapsed and leaked poisonous chemicals into the ... Read more...

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Natalee Holloway’s mother consoles family of Peruvian woman killed by Joran van der Sloot

June 18th, 2010 - 12:49 am ICT by BNO News
MOUNTAIN BROOK, ALABAMA (BNO NEWS) – The mother of Natalee Holloway, the American teenager who disappeared in Aruba in 2005, consoled the family of the Peruvian woman whose case is ... Read more...

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Machu Picchu Evacuation Complete, Last Tourist Evacuated To Safety

February 1st, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Lima, Peru, Feb. 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A major mudslide, along with heavy rainfall, has forced the Peruvian Government to send rescue teams to the Machu Picchu ruins to help in ... Read more...

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Electronic bracelets to help Peru reduce jail congestion

October 11th, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Oct 11 (EFE) The Peruvian government has decided to give "electronic bracelets" to deserving inmates from 2010 onwards to reduce overcrowding in jails, an official said. The inmates with the special ... Read more...

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Discarded US computers get fresh life in developing countries

September 3rd, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) More and more discarded US computers are enjoying a lease of life in developing countries, says a comprehensive study. The findings may heighten growing concerns about environmental pollution with ... Read more...

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Reliance to sign pact with Peru’s state oil firm

July 8th, 2008 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Lima, July 8 (IANS) Peru's state-owned petroleum company Petroperu has announced a pact with Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) to explore oil and gas in the Andean nation, Spain's EFE news ... 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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US negotiating to build new air base in Peru

June 17th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, June 17 (IANS) The US is negotiating with the Peruvian armed forces to build an air base in the Andean country, EFE said quoting media reports. Peru's army chief General Edwin ... Read more...

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Armed US troops to make wells in Peru’s restive region

June 2nd, 2008 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Prensa Latina Lima, June 2 (Prensa Latina) The opposition in Peru has strongly criticised the government's decision to allow US troops helping civil administration to carry arms, saying the order violates the law ... 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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Agitating Peru farmers clash with cops, toll rises to four

February 20th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by admin
Lima, Feb 20 (IANS) Two more farmers have been killed in clashes with the police on the outskirts of the Peruvian city of Ayacucho, raising the toll to four in the two-day ... Read more...

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