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Mother from Peru granted stay from deportation

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Mother from Peru granted stay from deportation

- DENVER (AP) - A mother of two children who sought sanctuary at a Quaker meeting house in Denver to avoid U.S. immigration authorities has been granted a temporary stay from deportation. Ingrid Encalada Latorre, a 33-year-old native of Peru, and her attorney announced Saturday that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials agreed not to pursue deportation through Aug. 7. Through a translator, Latorre said she looked forward to going home with her children, 8 and 17 months, who were both born in the U

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This lost ancient city in Peru is even more amazing than Machu Picchu

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This lost ancient city in Peru is even more amazing than Machu Picchu

- A new cable car has opened in Peru to take visitors all the way up to Kuelap, one of the largest ancient monuments of the Americas. Located in northern Peru on the slopes of the Andes, the citadel city of Kuelap is home to some of the most impressive architectural structures in the world. The remains of the Kuelap fortress are almost 10,000 feet above sea level and the original fortress covered about 25,000 square miles, according to World Monuments Fund

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Kylie Jenner suffers altitude sickness on Peru trip

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Kylie Jenner suffers altitude sickness on Peru trip

- LIMA (AFP) - Kylie Jenner, the fashion model and younger half-sister of Kim Kardashian, was forced to use an oxygen mask after suffering difficulty breathing during a trip to the Peruvian city of Cusco, high in the Andes. Jenner, 19, posted pictures on Snapchat social media showing her being treated with an oxygen mask in her hotel room in the historic mountain city

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The brother of Peru Two drug mule Michaella McCollum has been given a three year road ban after admitting drink driving

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The brother of Peru Two drug mule Michaella McCollum has been given a three year road ban after admitting drink driving

- THE brother of Peru Two drug mule Michaella McCollum got a three-year road ban after he admitted drink-driving. Ryan McCollum, 29, who has never held a driving licence or insurance, was caught over the limit when he took a friend’s van without permission. Police said that when speaking to him, they noticed his eyes were glazed over and he smelled strongly of alcohol

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Tags: Driving |  Drunk driving | 
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Death toll rises to 113 in Peru floods, mudslides

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Death toll rises to 113 in Peru floods, mudslides

- Lima: The death toll from flooding and mudslides plaguing Peru since the start of the year has risen to 113 people, including five killed last weekend, officials said Tuesday. The natural disasters, which scientists blame on a climate phenomenon called “coastal El Nino,” have also left more than 178,000 people homeless, the National Center for Emergency Operations said in its latest update

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Justicia de Perú dicta segundo pedido de detención contra Toledo y esposa

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Justicia de Perú dicta segundo pedido de detención contra Toledo y esposa

- El titular del 16 Juzgado Penal de Lima, Mario Guerra, ordenó hoy la detención preventiva por 18 meses contra el expresidente peruano Alejandro Toledo (2001-2006), su esposa Elianne Karp y otros procesados por el caso Ecoteva, tras incluir en este la denuncia por el presunto soborno de la empresa Odebrecht. Se trata de la segunda orden de detención contra Toledo, después de que otro juzgado dictó, en febrero pasado, su captura por el presunto soborno de 20 millones de dólares entregado por Odebrecht al exmandatario para adjudicarse la construcción de dos tramos de la carretera Interocéanica sur

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"Niño costero" deja 106 muertos y un millón de afectados en Perú

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"Niño costero" deja 106 muertos y un millón de afectados en Perú

- El ministro de Energía del Perú, Gonzalo Tamayo, encargado de atender la emergencia por lluvias e inundaciones en Lima, Perú, afirmó que el fenómeno del "niño costero" fue peor que enfrentar un terremoto, en una entrevista difundida este sábado por el diario "El Comercio". "Se activaron 1,500 kilómetros de emergencia simultánea. Ha sido peor que un terremoto porque en ese caso la ayuda va solo al epicentro

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Best Peruvian food: 9 dishes you'll want to try on your trip

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Best Peruvian food: 9 dishes you'll want to try on your trip

- Peru's modern-day cuisine features influences from Japan, China, Italy and Spain Cebiche, made of raw fish, is one of Peru's most popular dishes Japanese migration spawned Nikkei cuisine, which blends Japanese culinary techniques with Peruvian ingredients And for foodies, it's a destination worth checking out. Since pre-Columbian times, ingredients have been sourced everywhere from the lofty heights of the Andes to the depths of the Pacific ocean and the eastern Amazon region

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Tags: Food and Drinks |  Cooking |  Cuisines | 
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Odebrecht financiou campanha no Peru a pedido de Palocci, diz delator

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Odebrecht financiou campanha no Peru a pedido de Palocci, diz delator

- O ex-presidente da maior construtora do País Marcelo Odebrecht revelou, em delação premiada à Operação Lava-Jato, que o departamento de propinas do grupo pagou US$ 3 milhões para a campanha eleitoral que elegeu Ollanta Humala presidente do Peru, em 2010. O líder do Partido Nacionalista Peruano contou com assessoria do marqueteiro do PT João Santana, preso na Operação Lava-Jato. De acordo com a delação de Marcelo Odebrecht, o pagamento à campanha de Humala foi intermediado pelo ex-ministro Antônio Palocci, preso preventivamente por decisão do juiz Sérgio Moro

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Mick Jagger pide ayudar a damnificados en Perú

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Mick Jagger pide ayudar a damnificados en Perú

- El cantante británico Mick Jagger hizo hoy un llamamiento a sus seguidores para que apoyen la campaña Una sola fuerza, lanzada por las autoridades peruanas para apoyar a los miles de damnificados que han dejado las lluvias, inundaciones y deslizamientos en Perú. La agencia oficial Andina destacó que el vocalista de The Rolling Stones pidió a sus seguidores en su cuenta en la red social Twitter que se sumen a la recaudación de fondos para ayudar a los peruanos

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Chargers win Peru State Invite

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Chargers win Peru State Invite

- NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. -- Nicole Hemelberg finished as the individual runner-up medalist as Briar Cliff women's golf team won the two-day Peru State Invite completed Monday at Table Creek Golf Course. Hemelberg fired rounds of 85-82 for a two-day 167 total, finishing eight shots behind Peru State's Jessica Weickert (76-79--155). The Chargers team included Taylor Minger (82-86--168), Abby Gerhardt (86-83--169), Abby Brinkman (85-88--173) and Arianna Presilla (87-92--179)

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Tags: Golf | 
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Mormon church ships tons of food to flood-plagued Peru

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Mormon church ships tons of food to flood-plagued Peru

- The LDS Church has donated 32 tons of food to aid hundreds of thousands of Peruvians left destitute by torrential spring rains and flooding in the northern region of Piura. The contribution made by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints includes boxes of water, tuna, beans, evaporated milk, rice, noodles and oil, along with plastic to waterproof roofing, the Utah-based faith reported

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Baby born in rescue helicopter after Peru flooding

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Baby born in rescue helicopter after Peru flooding

- After weeks of steady rain, a ray of sunlight: A woman gave birth to a healthy baby girl inside a rescue helicopter as she was being lifted from a flooded village in northern Peru, the Peruvian Army said. Maria Josefa Pingo Sanchez, 20, was rescued on Tuesday afternoon, and her baby girl came into the world about 3:50 p.m., 15 minutes before the helicopter touched down at a hospital

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Mujer da a luz en los cielos de Perú

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Mujer da a luz en los cielos de Perú

- Una mujer peruana afectada por las recientes inundaciones que se suceden en el país dio a luz a una niña mientras era evacuada en un helicóptero militar a un centro de salud, anunció ayer la Fuerza Aérea del Perú (FAP). Médicos de la FAP asistieron en el parto a la madre, de 20 años, dentro de la aeronave, después de que la rescataran en medio del desierto de la región norteña de Lambayeque, una de las más golpeadas por el desastre natural

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Scientists Successfully Grow a Potato in Mars-Like Conditions

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Scientists Successfully Grow a Potato in Mars-Like Conditions

- Project shows promise for food production in dry areas. Using a simulator that replicates the extreme environmental conditions present on Mars, Peruvian scientists have successfully grown a small potato plant, a feat that the researchers say bodes well for both extraterrestrial agriculture and food production in dry regions of the globe. “It’s not only about bringing potatoes to Mars, but also finding a potato that can resist non-cultivable areas on Earth,” astrobiologist Julio Valdivia of Peru’s University of Engineering and Technology told the Associated Press (AP) on Thursday

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Scientists successfully grow a potato in Mars-like conditions

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Scientists successfully grow a potato in Mars-like conditions

- Project shows promise for food production in dry areas. Using a simulator that replicates the extreme environmental conditions present on Mars, Peruvian scientists have successfully grown a small potato plant, a feat that the researchers say bodes well for both extraterrestrial agriculture and food production in dry regions of the globe. “It’s not only about bringing potatoes to Mars, but also finding a potato that can resist non-cultivable areas on Earth,” astrobiologist Julio Valdivia of Peru’s University of Engineering and Technology told the Associated Press (AP) on Thursday

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Scientists successfully grow a potato in Mars-like conditions

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Scientists successfully grow a potato in Mars-like conditions

- Project shows promise for food production in dry areas. Using a simulator that replicates the extreme environmental conditions present on Mars, Peruvian scientists have successfully grown a small potato plant, a feat that the researchers say bodes well for both extraterrestrial agriculture and food production in dry regions of the globe. “It’s not only about bringing potatoes to Mars, but also finding a potato that can resist non-cultivable areas on Earth,” astrobiologist Julio Valdivia of Peru’s University of Engineering and Technology told the Associated Press (AP) on Thursday

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  • Updated: Mother from Peru granted stay from deportation
    Updated: Mother from Peru granted stay from deportation

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    .... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... DENVER — A mother of two children who sought sanctuary at a Quaker meeting house in Denver to avoid U.S. immigration authorities has been granted a temporary stay from deportation. Ingrid Encalada Latorre, a 33-year-old native of Peru, and her attorney announced Saturday that U

    Places: United States |  Peru | 

Politics & Government

  • Peru's president discusses wall with Trump
    Peru's president discusses wall with Trump

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    WASHINGTON — President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski of Peru says he and President Donald Trump had a "cordial and constructive conversation" during their meeting at the White House. Kuczynski tells reporters after the gathering that he discussed Trump's plans for the construction of a wall along the border between Mexico and the United States. The Peruvian leader says he told Trump that he is interested in the free movement of people

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Sports

  • Chargers win Peru State Invite
    Chargers win Peru State Invite

    , siouxcityjournal.com

    NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. -- Nicole Hemelberg finished as the individual runner-up medalist as Briar Cliff women's golf team won the two-day Peru State Invite completed Monday at Table Creek Golf Course. Hemelberg fired rounds of 85-82 for a two-day 167 total, finishing eight shots behind Peru State's Jessica Weickert (76-79--155). The Chargers team included Taylor Minger (82-86--168), Abby Gerhardt (86-83--169), Abby Brinkman (85-88--173) and Arianna Presilla (87-92--179)

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    Tags: Golf | 
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Health

  • 'The Last Shaman' follows a young man's Peruvian journey in search of mental health
    'The Last Shaman' follows a young man's Peruvian journey in search of mental health

    , latimes.com

    Director Raz Degan dives into the world of ayahuasca in his debut documentary “The Last Shaman,” exploring the possibilities of this hallucinogenic brew for mental health treatment. Degan follows James Freeman, a young American tormented by suicidal thoughts and depression. When traditional medicine, including pharmaceuticals and electroconvulsive therapy, offers no relief, James sets off for Peru to experiment with alternative forms of spiritual treatment

    Categories: Health | 
    Tags: Mental health | 
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Family & Parenting

  • Baby born in rescue helicopter after Peru flooding
    Baby born in rescue helicopter after Peru flooding

    , wcvb.com

    After weeks of steady rain, a ray of sunlight: A woman gave birth to a healthy baby girl inside a rescue helicopter as she was being lifted from a flooded village in northern Peru, the Peruvian Army said. Maria Josefa Pingo Sanchez, 20, was rescued on Tuesday afternoon, and her baby girl came into the world about 3:50 p.m., 15 minutes before the helicopter touched down at a hospital

    Categories: Family & Parenting | 
    Tags: Children |  Babies |  Newborns |  Baby girl | 
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Travel & Recreation

  • Best Peruvian food: 9 dishes you'll want to try on your trip
    Best Peruvian food: 9 dishes you'll want to try on your trip

    , cnn.com

    Peru's modern-day cuisine features influences from Japan, China, Italy and Spain Cebiche, made of raw fish, is one of Peru's most popular dishes Japanese migration spawned Nikkei cuisine, which blends Japanese culinary techniques with Peruvian ingredients And for foodies, it's a destination worth checking out. Since pre-Columbian times, ingredients have been sourced everywhere from the lofty heights of the Andes to the depths of the Pacific ocean and the eastern Amazon region

    Categories: Travel & Recreation | 
    Tags: Food and Drinks |  Cooking |  Cuisines | 
    Places: United States |  Peru |  Japan | 

Science & Nature

  • Scientists Successfully Grow a Potato in Mars-Like Conditions
    Scientists Successfully Grow a Potato in Mars-Like Conditions

    , whotv.com

    Project shows promise for food production in dry areas. Using a simulator that replicates the extreme environmental conditions present on Mars, Peruvian scientists have successfully grown a small potato plant, a feat that the researchers say bodes well for both extraterrestrial agriculture and food production in dry regions of the globe. “It’s not only about bringing potatoes to Mars, but also finding a potato that can resist non-cultivable areas on Earth,” astrobiologist Julio Valdivia of Peru’s University of Engineering and Technology told the Associated Press (AP) on Thursday

    Categories: Science & Nature | 
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