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Flood torrents devastate Peru and Chile - BBC News


BBC News

Flood torrents devastate Peru and Chile
BBC News
Heavy rains have brought torrential floods and mudslides to parts of Peru and Chile - including the Atacama desert, one of the driest regions of the world. Several people have been killed, and homes destroyed. Thousands are without electricity and ...
Floods in Chile and landslides in Peru after heaviest rain in 80 yearsYahoo News UK

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Southern Copper Scraps Tia Maria Copper Project In Peru - Wall Street Journal


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Southern Copper Scraps Tia Maria Copper Project In Peru
Wall Street Journal
LIMA, Peru—Southern Copper Corp. said it is canceling the $1.4 billion Tia Maria copper mine project in southern Peru due to ongoing protests and a lack of government support. Southern Copper's director of institutional relations, Julio Morriberon ...
Southern Copper says it won't abandon copper project in PeruFox News Latino
UPDATE 3-Southern Copper hit by conflicting remarks on Peru mine's futureReuters
Mining company shelves $1.4 bn project in PeruZee News
Creamer Media's Mining Weekly -Latin American Herald Tribune -Andina - Agencia Peruana de Noticias
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Problems in Peru create opportunities for players to flock to MLS - World Soccer Talk


World Soccer Talk

Problems in Peru create opportunities for players to flock to MLS
World Soccer Talk
But for professionals these days, all they really need is a paycheck, which has been hard to come by in Peru. In South America, many clubs have a large dependency on the Copa Libertadores tournament, which is a cash cow for South American teams. But in ...

Peru declares emergency in mudslide zone - International Business Times UK


International Business Times UK

Peru declares emergency in mudslide zone
International Business Times UK
Peru's President Ollanta Humala declared a state of emergency in an area affected by deadly mudslides east of Lima, on 25 March. Heavy rains caused the mudslides, which left eight dead and blocked a main highway connecting Lima with the central part of ...
Peru President: Gov't to support relocation of families affected by landslidesAndina - Agencia Peruana de Noticias

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Three buses and a truck collide in Peru, killing dozens - The Guardian


The Guardian

Three buses and a truck collide in Peru, killing dozens
The Guardian
At least 37 people were killed and at least 85 injured when three buses and a truck collided on Monday on Peru's main coastal highway. Police chief General Jorge Flores said the most seriously injured were helicoptered to Lima from the scene in Huarmey ...
At least 40 dead in Peru after bus driver 'fell asleep'Daily Mail
Peru multi-vehicle crash: Bus driver 'may have fallen asleep at wheel' in ...The Independent
Dozens Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash in PeruNew York Times
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Peru mudslide emergency declared in Chosica near Lima - BBC News


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Peru mudslide emergency declared in Chosica near Lima
BBC News
The Peruvian authorities have announced a state of emergency in a town which was hit by an avalanche of mud and rocks on Monday. A torrent of mud and water sent car-sized boulders crashing through the town of Chosica, 47 km (29 miles) from the capital ...
Peru Landslide Leaves at Least Seven DeadVoice of America
Mudslide in Peru highlands kills at least 7, destroys homesYahoo News
Peru's President Declares Avalanche Area State of EmergencyteleSUR English

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Alpacas find home in eastern NC, away from native Peru - WRAL.com


Alpacas find home in eastern NC, away from native Peru
WRAL.com
Despite their long fleece, alpacas are just as comfortable in eastern North Carolina as they are 3,000 miles away in their native Peru, Kittrell said. They're hardy animals and adapt well to different climates. Commonly confused with llamas, the small ...

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TB Patients That The World Writes Off Are Getting Cured In Peru - NPR (blog)


NPR (blog)

TB Patients That The World Writes Off Are Getting Cured In Peru
NPR (blog)
You sure don't want to get tuberculosis. You'll cough a lot, maybe cough up blood, have fever, chills and chest pain. But most cases of the bacterial disease are curable after taking the two first-line drugs for four to six months. You really don't ...

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A TV show in Peru made a teenager eat cockroaches to win a holiday - mirror.co.uk


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A TV show in Peru made a teenager eat cockroaches to win a holiday
mirror.co.uk
A recent episode of Peruvian gameshow The Last Passenger (El Ultimo Pasajero) has caused outrage by challenging a teenager to eat a cockroach-filled salad in order to win an all-expenses paid trip in Cancun for her class at school. The stunt has been ...

Palm oil firms in Peru plan to clear 23000 hectares of primary forest - The Guardian


The Guardian

Palm oil firms in Peru plan to clear 23000 hectares of primary forest
The Guardian
While the area under oil palm cultivation in Peru is much less than neighbouring Ecuador and Colombia, or other countries such as Indonesia and Malaysia, expansion in recent years has been dramatic. The national and some regional governments have ...