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Tag Archives: Peru

Archeologists find remains of 227 sacrificed children in Peru

LIMA: Archeologists in Peru say the 227 bodies they have unearthed from a site used by the pre-Columbian Chimu culture is the biggest-ever discovery of sacrificed children. Archeologists have been digging since last year at the huge sacrificial site in Huanchaco, a beachside tourist town north of the capital Lima. ...

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Migrants dash to cross Peru border

LIMA: Thousands of Venezuelans have rushed to cross into Peru in a bid to beat the introduction of tougher migration laws. Under new laws introduced on Saturday, Venezuelans need to have a passport and visa to enter Peru. Authorities say about 6,000 Venezuelans crossed from neighbouring Ecuador alone on Thursday, ...

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Peru declares state of emergency on Colombian border

LIMA: Peru has declared a 60-day state of emergency on its border with Colombia in order to guarantee security in a region rife with drug trafficking. President Martin Vizcarra on Monday said the measure was “because there are security problems” created by Colombian citizens crossing the border and there was ...

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FIFA World Cup group qualifying scenarios for knockout rounds

MOSCOW: With the second round of World Cup group games completed on Sunday, qualification for the knockout rounds is now clearer. The top two teams in each group go into the last 16. In the case of teams finishing level on points, FIFA has put in place seven tie-breakers starting ...

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At least 36 dead after bus careens off cliff in Peru: ministry

LIMA: At least 36 people were killed in Peru when a bus collided with a truck and careened off a cliff along a sharply curving highway north of the capital, Lima, the country’s health ministry said. The accident took place on the Panamericana Norte highway near the area of Pasamayo ...

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Baby formula recalled worldwide over salmonella scare

HONG KONG: Baby formula is being pulled from shelves around the world after French authorities ordered a leading dairy company to stop selling hundreds of products because of concerns about food safety. French firm Lactalis is recalling formula destined for markets including China, Greece, Pakistan and Peru after 26 infants ...

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