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Wall Street Journal
Peru Takes Harder Line on Illegal Gold Mining
LIMA, Peru-Peru's government said it would crack down harder on unlicensed gold miners, who have devastated vast areas of the Amazon jungle and polluted rivers with mercury used to extract the precious metal.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
New Urban Legends
While an extraordinarily large dog or a cat with an unusually long tail may be regarded as nothing more than a momentarily interesting curiosity or a source of amusement, people who exhibit one of the extremes in human long struggled to avoid being identified as "freaks."
Margarete Diaz Cuadros named Columbia College valedictorian
"We tickle worms all day long," a grinning Diaz Cuadros said of her research with Martin Chalfie, Nobel Prize winner and University professor of biology .
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Dig In: New El Inka Peruvian Restaurant offers a rainbow of flavors
The combination of music, decor and Peruvian-inspired cuisine makes for a vibrant dining experience at the new El Inka restaurant .
Sun Apr 20, 2014
One Direction's 'You & I' music video premieres; 1D leisure activities revealed
One Direction in the "You & I" music video. Pictured from left to right: Liam Payne, Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson.
7 Things You Need To Know About Cancer
This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.
The Power And The Gory: The 23 Bloodiest Jesus Christs Of Easter 2014
WHEN Jesus died for our sins and was born again, he split history in two; it divided BC from AD.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Deadline lapses in Peru for illegal gold miners
13, 2013 aerial file photo shows tailings produced by informal mining in Peru's Madre de Dios region.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Day of Sun Celebrated in Peru
A national meeting took place in Lima, Peru on April 11 to celebrate the birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung.
Pope leads Good Friday services
Thousands of Christians gathered at one of Rome's most famous landmarks Friday night as Pope Francis led the Catholic ceremony known as the Stations of the Cross at the Colosseum.
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Fake Morning-After Pills Found In Peru May Hint At Bigger Problem
A survey of emergency contraceptives in Lima, Peru, turned up worrying results: More than a quarter were either counterfeit or defective.
12 UNESCO sites most Americans will never see
Sure, plenty of people visit the UNESCO World Heritage sites of London, Paris, Rome, the Taj Mahal, Yosemite, but far fewer U.S. travelers seek out equally fascinating cities, monuments and attractions in widely overlooked parts of the world? For World Heritage Day , here are a few spots that you should consider - if only to go somewhere in the ... (more)
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Star Online
Get moving! Septuagenarian goes the extra mile to encourage people to exercise
Datuk Sieh Kok Chi is actively involved in Move Malaysia, a programme that aims to motivate Malaysians to be physically active.
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Peru volcano prompts evacuation of 4,000
In this April 20, 2006, file photo, a group of Alpacas run while the Ubinas Volcano, background, 760 kilometers southeast of the capital of Lima, Peru, spews acid-laden ash and vapors.
Josie, 80, travelling to Peru to champion education
An 80-year-old woman who gave birth to four, adopted 11 and fostered 69 children is sharing her child development skills with education officials in South America.
17th-century coins unearthed in Carbonear
Archaeology students from Memorial University in St. John's excavate at the site of an early 18th-century planter settlement at Crockers' Cove.- Images are copyrighted to Dr Peter Pope, Dept.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
BIG Cola meets BIG Buddhism: 'AJE isn't your typical capitalist company'
AJE's CMO and Zen Buddhist master Jorge Lopez Doriga tells BeverageDaily.com that AJE 'isn't your typical capitalist company', although flag brand BIG Cola is the fourth best-selling soft drink worldwide.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Miguel Chevalier Transforms a Former Church Into a Colorful Pixelated ...
Artist Miguel Chevalier transformed the entire floor of the former Sacred Heart of Casablanca Church into a mesmerizing pixelated Magic Carpet .
Unsafe abortion kills nearly 50,000 a year, "intolerable" toll-NGO
Activists dressed in red lie on the ground demanding women's rights, gender equality and the right to abortion, during a protest in front of the Congress in Lima, Peru.