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Peru Takes Possession as Economic Leader in the Region

Specialists from the World Bank (WB) announced that Peru has been positioned among the economic leaders of Latin America in the last ten years due to very rapid economic growth. Felipe Jaramillo, World Bank director for Central America announced: “This puts Peru in a...
Posted On 31 Mar 2011
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Ivory Coast New President Declares Curfew in Abidjan

The violent clashes in the Ivory Coast of the last few days are drastically changing the political and military balance of the nation. The Republican Forces of the Ivory Coast (FREI) that favored the elected president Alassane Ouattara are now at the doorsteps of Abidjan, the...
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MESSENGER Sends Back First Image of Mercury from Orbit

MESSENGER has delivered its first image since entering orbit about Mercury on March 17. It was taken today at 5:20 am by the Mercury Dual Imaging System as the spacecraft sailed high above Mercury’s south pole, and provides a glimpse of portions of Mercury’s surface not...
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INOCAR: Waves of 6, 5 feet Meters High Could Happen In Ecuadorian Coasts

According to the Naval Oceanographic Institute (INOCAR in Spanish), warned for today about the arrival of waves of about 1.5 to 2.3 meters high coming from the southwest coast of the continent in Ecuador. It is estimated that the ocean event will decline tomorrow. INOCAR...
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Machu Picchu Pieces Return To Peru

The first batch of 363 Machu Picchu pieces arrived to Lima yesterday from the American University of Yale, almost one hundred years after they were drawn by explorer Hiram Bingham of the Inca citadel. According to Minister of Culture, Juan Ossio, 363 pieces and 1,000 fragments...
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El Universo Responds To Correa’s Accusations

Daily El Universo (local newspaper) released a statement today where they rejected President Rafael Correa’s demand against the newspaper for $ 80 million. The article “No a las mentiras” (“No lies”), signed by Emilio Palacios, opinion editor of the newspaper, is the...
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ATPDEA Back Up Plan to Support Exporters will Be Known in 10 Days

Yesterday afternoon, the Coordinating Minister of Production, Nathalie Cely, announced that 10 days is the deadline to present the plan to support exporters to avoid the Trade Preference Act (ATPDEA). Mauricio Peña, Deputy Coordinator of Production, has not ruled out implementing...
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Increased Radiation levels in the Sea are Discovered

The radiation levels in the sea near the Fukushima nuclear plant have increased and they have surpassed the safety limits by 3,355 times. This is the highest radioactive concentration according to the Nuclear Security Agency of Japan. The radiation in the seawater has escalated,...
Posted On 31 Mar 2011
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