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'Improper use of clean energy fund weakening India'

India's leveraging strength in climate finance will be "weakened" globally after the central government's failure to properly plan state-wise sharing of revenue generated from the coal cess-driven National Clean Energy Fund , an expert said. According to Joyashree Roy, a member of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change , India is taking a "major wrong step" by not using the corpus for decarbonisation.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Stifling heat takes the air out of Mexican Independence Day...

Ruben Rodriguez, 70, of Victorville, dances to live music while waving the Mexican flag during Mexican Independence Day at Olvera Street in Los Angeles on Tuesday. LOS ANGELES >> Four decades ago Ruben Rodriguez, 70, moved from New York to Los Angeles.

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Eater

Hangover Observations: What You Missed at This Year's Mistura in Lima, Peru

Mistura , the largest food festival in Latin America, came to a close on Sunday in Lima after a 10-day long edible Peruvian mega-celebration. The week's festivities kicked off with the Latin America's 50 Best Restaurant Awards , right before unveiling this food-fanatic country's event of the year.

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Packer

Turners & Growers, Unifrutti partner on Peru grapes

New Zealand-based Turners & Growers Ltd. has started a joint venture with Unifrutti for table grapes produced in Piura, Peru. Planting is expected to begin near the end of the year, and harvest of the first commercial volumes in late 2015.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Northern Miner

TSX Venture retreats for second week, Sept. 8-12

The S&P TSX Venture Composite trended downward for a second consecutive week during the Sept. 8-12 trading period, as it lost 6.96 points en route to a 987.93 point close.

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InfoWorld

Debunking the top open source myths

Today many IT executives choose open source over proprietary software for everything from cloud computing to facilitating teamwork among remote workers. Open source increases security and privacy, encourages an engaged community and offers the ability to "look under the hood" to diagnose and resolve issues quickly.

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Sys-Con Media

Americas Petrogas' GrowMax Subsidiary Provides Sechura Rock Phosphate Exploration Update-Peru

The Company has begun the process of analysing the 34 drill cores, which are currently housed in a secured, covered warehouse in Piura, Peru. It should be noted that these 34 drill holes are separate and distinct from the Company's announcement of a discovery of near-surface phosphates on the Bayovar 6 concession .

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Machu Picchu: on your bucket list?

Machu Picchu is at the top of many avid travelers' bucket list. The entrancing locale, often called the "Lost City of the Incas," beckons.

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Hispanically Speaking

Bus Goes Off Cliff, Killing 20 in Peru

At least 20 people died and another 11 were injured when a passenger bus plunged Saturday into a 200-meter ravine in the southern Peruvian region of Apurimac, National Police said. The accident occurred at kilometer 313 on the highway between the towns of Puquio and Chalhuanca, as the bus was en route from Nazca province in the coastal region of Ica to Cuzco in the Andes.

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MYREPUBLICA.com

The stage's set

World leaders will descend at the United Nations headquarters in New York on September 23 to attend the Climate Change Summit called by the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon. This will be a historic initiative after the world leaders failed to agree on a climate agreement at the UN Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark in 2009.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

RedOrbit

New Species Of Extinct Dolphin Sheds Light On...

Image Caption: This is a photo of the skull and partial mandible of the new squalodelphinid species Huaridelphis raimondii, with an outline of the head and potential fish prey. Credit: A© G. Bianucci The unusual river dolphins , some of them known for their poor eyesight and side-swimming behavior are all descendants of ocean-dwelling species.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

GlobeNewswire

GRM Document Management Expands Texas Footprint into Dallas and Austin

Along with GRM's existing Houston location, the company now has three fully staffed, fully operational facilities serving customers in the Lone Star State. While Dallas is a location that was completely initiated and developed by GRM, Austin is the result of GRM acquiring Austin Archives, a premier document storage company serving Central Texas.

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ABC News

Photos: Tiny Poodle Travels Big Time

Globe trotting artist Ety Fefer takes her poodle, Cerbero, with her to art exhibitions around the world. Here, Cerbero is seen in Barcelona.

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Townsville Bulletin

Cleaners raise alarm after NQ man dies in hotel room in Peru

Cocaine and marijuana were found near Jeff Hunter's body, which was discovered after he spent the night in Lima with three women. Authorities ruled his death as a suicide despite the fact that his safe was found open with his mobile phone and laptop both missing.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Commerical Farming Causes Significant Illegal Deforestation

LIMA, Peru-Commercial agriculture is responsible for almost half of the illegal clearing of tropical forests globally, with much of the commodities destined for international markets, according to a study released Wednesday.

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Examiner.com

USS America on final leg of journey to San Francisco for commissioning

The USS America and a ship from the Peruvian navy are underway in formation during a passing exercise in the Pacific Ocean. America is heading north along the coast of South America and is scheduled to be commissioned Oct. 11 in San Francisco.

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Christian Science Monitor

Corruption gone wild? Peru's political indictments reach from top office down

The views expressed are the author's own. One former Peruvian president is now facing charges of money laundering, another of selling pardons to drug traffickers, and a third is in prison, while a serving congressman has been linked to a Mexican drug smuggler, suggesting endemic corruption in Peru 's political class.

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World-Grain

Peruvian flour mill expansion completed

Molinera del Centro S.A. completed construction on a 500-tonne-per-24-hour flour mill, in Lima, Peru in December 2013. This was part of the company's more than $20 million capacity expansion project, which took only seven months to complete.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Washington Post

Clothing of 53 victims exhumed at Peru base shown

A shirt that belonged to a person who was exhumed from a mass grave at the Los Cabitos army base in Ayacucho province is displayed for the press at the Public Ministry in Lima, Peru, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.

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Star-Telegram.com

Clothing of 53 victims exhumed at Peru base shown

Peruvian forensic investigators have put on public display the clothing that 53 people were wearing when they were killed at an army base in the 1980s. The prosecutor investigating the killings, Jan Borjas, says Los Cabitos was Peru's biggest detention center during the political violence of the Shining Path insurgency and the military backlash.

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