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In Peru's capital, a reformist mayor fights for survival in recall vote

In Peru's capital, a reformist mayor fights for survival in recall vote | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
After becoming the first woman ever elected to run Peru's capital, Susana Villaran did what no modern predecessor had dared: She tried to bring order and transparency to a metropolis plagued by widespread corruption and a chaotic, patronage-thick...
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Peruvian innovators trying to save disappearing glaciers | PRI.ORG

Peruvian innovators trying to save disappearing glaciers | PRI.ORG | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Peru is a dry country, dependent on glaciers for virtually all of its water supply. But as the climate changes, the glaciers are drying up and vanishing.
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Wigan's Di Santo picked by Argentina for Saudi friendly - Chicago Tribune

Wigan's Di Santo picked by Argentina for Saudi friendly - Chicago Tribune | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Wigan's Di Santo picked by Argentina for Saudi friendlyChicago TribuneBUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Wigan Athletic striker Franco Di Santo was called up by Argentina for the first time on Tuesday for the friendly away to Saudi Arabia in two weeks time.
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Peru named best destination for foodies - Independent Online

Peru named best destination for foodies - Independent Online | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Independent OnlinePeru named best destination for foodiesIndependent OnlineMaria del Carmen de Reparaz, director of tourism promotion for Peru, said: “We're delighted and honoured to have been recognised with such an accolade.
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Peru Central Bank May Allow Stronger Sol, Banco de Credito Says - Bloomberg

Peru Central Bank May Allow Stronger Sol, Banco de Credito Says - Bloomberg | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Peru Central Bank May Allow Stronger Sol, Banco de Credito SaysBloombergPeru's sol is likely to strengthen as much as 4 percent by the end of next year as the central bank tolerates greater appreciation amid rising foreign investment, according to...
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UNICEF: Chronic malnutrition still exists in Peru | Metro

UNICEF: Chronic malnutrition still exists in Peru | Metro | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
The South American country of Peru is a rapidly developing nation as well as a tourism hotbed, courtesy of its coastal charm, lost Incan treasures, Amazonian allure and Andean peaks. But behind the big cities and strong ...
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Peru's Contemporary Art Museum opens on January 23rd - Andina - Agencia Peruana de Noticias

Peru's Contemporary Art Museum opens on January 23rd - Andina - Agencia Peruana de Noticias | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Peru's Contemporary Art Museum opens on January 23rd Andina - Agencia Peruana de Noticias Alvaro Roca Rey, LiMAC Director, stated the new architectural infrastructure is just “the tip of the iceberg” of what this space will contribute for Peru's...
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Peru, Ecuador To Review Progress On Puyango-Tumbes Irrigation Project - Bernama

Peru, Ecuador To Review Progress On Puyango-Tumbes Irrigation ProjectBernamaLIMA, Nov 21 (BERNAMA-NNN-ANDINA) -- The governments of Peru and Ecuador will discuss current progress on the binational Puyango-Tumbes irrigation project during their...
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Peru's first large scale wind farms rising in 2013 - Power Engineering

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Peru steps up security for South America-Arab Summit | NTN24 NEWS

Peru steps up security for South America-Arab Summit | NTN24 NEWS | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Security was tight in the Peruvian capital of Lima on Sunday (September 30) as the country prepares to welcome foreign delegates for the third summit between South American and Arab nations.
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New study looks at why ancient South American culture mummified its dead | PRI.ORG

New study looks at why ancient South American culture mummified its dead | PRI.ORG | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Along the Atacama Desert, the Chinchorro people chosen to mummify their people, rather than simply bury them. Scientists have for years wondered why. A new study suggests its all because of climate change.
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Why fake dollars are big business in Peru

Why fake dollars are big business in Peru | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Peru is a major source of fake dollars, according to the US authorities, but despite increased seizures of counterfeit bills, Peruvian forgers are unlikely to be out of business any time soon, reports the BBC's Mattia Cabitza.
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