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US returns smuggled ancient artefacts to Peru - BBC News


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US returns smuggled ancient artefacts to Peru
BBC News
Investigators say a middleman in Peru bought some of the pre-Columbian items from local farmers in Peru who robbed burial sites. They were then shipped by post to a smuggler in the US. Since 2007 the US authorities have returned 7,150 items to 27 ...

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In breathless pursuit of the condor - Telegraph.co.uk


In breathless pursuit of the condor
Telegraph.co.uk
'You'll need a decent bottle of pisco brandy and a full battery on your iPod,” said my flatmate, seeing me on to the first of seven buses from Lima to Colca Canyon, deep in the south of Peru. “If you're any taller than 5ft, you'll never survive those ...

New Incan Find One-Ups Peru's Famous 12 Angle Stone - NPR (blog)


NPR (blog)

New Incan Find One-Ups Peru's Famous 12 Angle Stone
NPR (blog)
Hundreds of years after it was precisely carved and placed into a wall, a stone has been found in Peru that could undermine the country's famous 12 Angle Stone. Researchers say the stone is part of "a hydraulic system built at the archaeological site ...

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Old, cold and bold: Ice Age people dwelled high in Peru's Andes - Reuters


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Old, cold and bold: Ice Age people dwelled high in Peru's Andes
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a bleak, treeless landscape high in the southern Peruvian Andes, bands of intrepid Ice Age people hunkered down in rudimentary dwellings and withstood frigid weather, thin air and other hardships. Scientists on Thursday ...
Ice Age people in Peru's Andes lived at extreme highsCTV News
Shelter and tools from Ice Age discovered in PeruPeru this Week
Stone Age Shelter in Peru is the Oldest, Highest Human SettlementSmithsonian
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Peru's central bank sells $95 mln, sol ends at 5-year low - Reuters


Peru's central bank sells $95 mln, sol ends at 5-year low
Reuters
LIMA Oct 24 (Reuters) - Peru's central bank sold $95 million in the local spot market on Friday as the sol currency finished bidding 0.13 percent weaker to close at 2.911/2.912 per U.S. dollar, its weakest in more than five years. (Reporting By Ursula ...

US Returns Dozens of Stolen Artifacts to Peru - ABC News


ABC News

US Returns Dozens of Stolen Artifacts to Peru
ABC News
Dozens of artifacts are on their way back to Peru after being seized in the United States during investigations into the smuggling of cultural relics. Investigators from U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement's Homeland Security department held ...
United States Returns Stolen Artifacts to PeruteleSUR English
Artifacts stolen from Peru returnedWMUR Manchester
US returns 25 looted archaeological pieces to PeruAndina - Agencia Peruana de Noticias
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Heads or Tails? Coin Toss Decides Peru Election - ABC News


Heads or Tails? Coin Toss Decides Peru Election
ABC News
A coin toss has decided the mayoral race in small town high in the Peruvian Andes after two candidates tied at the ballot box. Wilber Medina was chosen mayor of Pillpinto near the tourist center of Cusco Wednesday after he and his rival each garnered ...

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Peru copper mine Antamina says weaker output to end over medium term - Reuters


Peru copper mine Antamina says weaker output to end over medium term
Reuters
LIMA Oct 24 (Reuters) - Antamina, Peru's top copper mine, said on Friday it expects a period of weaker production to subside in "the medium term." The mine, in which BHP Billiton and Glencore Xstrata each have 33.75 percent stakes, produced 246,851 ...
Exclusive: Workers at Antamina, Peru's top copper mine, to strike - unionGlobalPost

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Peru considered a great place to work - Peru this Week


Peru this Week

Peru considered a great place to work
Peru this Week
Foreigners continue to flock to Peru looking for employment, so no doubt companies here must be doing something right. A recent ranking of the top 25 multinationals to work for was formed. Eight of the companies have subsidiaries in Peru, and one ...

UPDATE 2-Peru investor meetings leave market hanging - Reuters


UPDATE 2-Peru investor meetings leave market hanging
Reuters
(Adds market reaction, debt official quotes, background). By Davide Scigliuzzo. NEW YORK, Oct 23 (IFR) - Peru's announcement of a fresh round of investor meetings has set off speculation that the sovereign may be plotting a return to the international ...
Peru investor meetings leave market hangingInternational Financing Review

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