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345 Flapping Mirrors Adorn NAS Architecture's Breath Box Pavilion in France

We've seen some crazy faA ades, but nothing quite like the waterfront pavilion that boasts over 300 mirrored flaps on its faA ade that makes it look and sound like it's breathing.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

CNN

My father's dream

My father came to the United States on a visa in 1979. I was born in 1981, but shortly after my birth my grandmother that was also in the US was diagnosed with cancer.

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Wall Street Journal

Israel Faces Latin American Backlash

LIMA, Peru-Bolivian President Evo Morales on Wednesday labeled Israel a "terrorist state" and announced that Israelis need visas to visit, the latest in a series of measures Latin American countries have leveled against Israel for the violence in the Gaza Strip.

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EurekAlert!

Peru's carbon quantified: Economic and conservation boon

Carnegie and Peruvian researchers quantified the carbon stocks throughout the entire country of Peru, shown here.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

GPB.org

Want To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint? Choose Mackerel Over Shrimp

A fisherman pulls a basket filled with anchovies aboard a fishing boat off of Peru's northern port of Chimbote, in 2012.

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Inside Costa Rica

Latin America's military is making a comeback

July 29th, 2014 LIMA, Peru - It was a momentous day for Latin America: On March 11, 1990, Augusto Pinochet, the region's last military dictator, finally handed power to an elected civilian president.

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International Business Times

A Common Link Among Female Criminals: Brain Injury

To spread awareness about a health problem that has been neglected a research was carried out in a prison in Ontario, Canada.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Peninsula

Emir, PM congratulate Peru president

DOHA: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani sent a cable of congratulations to president of the Republic of Peru on the occasion of his country's independence day anniversary.

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State Department

Secretary's Remarks: Peru's Independence Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send best wishes to the people of Peru as you celebrate your independence July 28. The United States has called Peru a friend since soon after Jos de San Martn crossed the Andes and swept into Lima to proclaim freedom and independence for all Peruvians.

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Broward-Palm Beach

The Five Best Peruvian Restaurants

July is a big month in terms of national celebrations: the U.S. parties it up for Fourth of July , the French guzzle champagne for Bastille Day, and Peru commemorates its Independence Day on July 28 .

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Catholic.net

St Francis Solano; The Carmelite Martyrs of Compiegne; St Speratus, and his companions, The Scillitan

Francis came from a leading family in Andalusia, Spain. Perhaps it was his popularity as a student that enabled Francis in his teens to stop two duelists.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Cape Gazette

Jose Antonio Pando, MD, will present insight on the Evolution of...

Jose Antonio Pando, MD, will present insight on the Evolution of Incan Spirituality at the Summer Spirituality Series from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, July 31. The weekly presentations are held in the Parish Hall of St. Peter's Episcopal Church at 211 Mulberry St. in Lewes.

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CFRA

Want a low-stress vacation? Experts suggest doing these four things

A couple watch the sunset at Sarapampa beach in Lima, Peru, Saturday, March 29, 2014.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Celebrating Peruvian Culture:'Kaypi PerAo Festival' 6 days of music, dance, & cul

Through countless traditional music and dance performances; by experiencing excellent customary food and drink; including fine visual arts to free fun hands-on children and family activities, which will pay tribute to a distinctive Peruvian culture.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Peru's independence celebrated at Utah's Peru Fest

Top photo a A line of people wait for "Rositas Picarones," a traditional Peruvian fried pastry made of sweet potatoes and squash, cooked by Rosa Calderon, left, who learned the art of making them from her grandmother as a young girl in Lima Peru at he 3rd annual Peru Fest on Saturday as a little bit of the Andes Mountains came to the Wasatch Range.

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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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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Miami New Times

Celebrate Peruvian Independence Day Monday at La Mar

In 1824, Peru became the last colony in South America to gain independence from Spain.

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Seeking Alpha

Herbalife's 'Pomp And Circumstance' Should Lead To Arrests

I found two videos that caught my attention. The first shows a small, intimate group of "Graduates".

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The Toronto Star

From Peru, with love - the Mike Duffy story

Karen Duffy, left, seen with her mother Yvette Benites in a mini-documentary on TV station Frecuencia Latina in Lima, Peru, says "I want him to know ... that here in Peru ... there is a piece of him.

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International Monetary Fund

IMF Announces Finalists for Student Essay Contest: "How to Build a Better Future for Latin America"

The International Monetary Fund announced today the eight finalists in its essay contest, "How to Build a Better Future for Latin America," for undergraduate and graduate students in Latin American universities.

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