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Saturday Jul 26 | Star Tribune

Peru weakens safeguards for air, soil, water quality

The law, aimed at increasing investment, strips Peru's six-year-old environment ministry of jurisdiction over air, soil and water quality standards, as well as its ability to set limits for harmful substances.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Antonio Banderas Takes Part in Peruvian Religious Festival

Spanish actor Antonio Banderas has been visiting the Peruvian city of Cuzco this week, from where he went to take part in a famous religious festival of region and on Friday was expected to walk the Inca Trail to the citadel of Machu Picchu.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

New Peru law weakens environmental safeguards

Dozens of international groups, the United Nations, and even Peru's own citizen ombudsman are objecting to a new law that weakens environmental protections in the Andean nation even as it prepares to host international climate-control talks this year.

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ABC News

New Peru Law Weakens Environmental Safeguards

Dozens of international groups, the United Nations, and even Peru's own citizen ombudsman are objecting to a new law that weakens environmental protections in the Andean nation even as it prepares to host international climate-control talks this year.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Daily Mail

Handy-craft taken to a new level: The 100-foot long rope bridge...

Handy-craft taken to a new level: The 100-foot long Peruvian rope that has been rebuilt every year for five centuries As far as team-building exercises go, this one's pretty special - a thousand villagers join forces in a 500-year-old annual tradition to make a precarious rope bridge which will serve as a vital link for their isolated community ... (more)

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Toronto Star

Machu Picchu is getting an airport. Will it ruin the ruins?

"We are letting anyone who feels like it install themselves in the Sacred Valley and set up their business, without any thought to preserving the culture or natural environment.

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