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2010-11-21 07:15:00

The president of Peru said Friday that Yale University has agreed to return thousands of artifacts that had been taken away from the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu almost a hundred years ago.

2009-05-19 05:00:00

LIMA, Peru, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Peruvian government Saturday authorized the intervention of armed forces in the Amazon to crack down on growing indigenous protests against new decrees aimed at facilitating the entry of oil, mining, logging and agricultural companies into indigenous lands without prior consultation or consent.

2008-10-10 12:10:00

Peruvian cabinet ministers were reported ready to resign Friday over an alleged oil concession scandal, officials said, Prime Minister Jorge del Castillo said they would leave their fate up to President Alan Garcia Perez, who has ordered an investigation.

2008-09-03 09:30:00

Little international attention has been paid to the recent conflict between the Peruvian government and thousands of indigenous people in the oil-rich Amazon region over President Alan Garcia's attempt to make it easier for tribal communities to sell their land.

2008-08-04 12:01:17

By ALEX EMERY Peru plans to choose the operators of two natural-gas pipelines in September as it tries to boost gas consumption and reduce the Andean country's dependence on crude oil imports, President Alan Garcia says.

2008-07-01 09:00:50

Peruvian miners strike for more profit sharing LIMA, June 30 (Xinhua) -- Some 85,000 mining workers in Peru started an nationwide strike with an indefinite term Monday, pressing Congress to pass a bill that would improve their benefits.

2006-07-26 07:29:04

By Robin Emmott PUNO, Peru (Reuters) - President-elect Alan Garcia takes office on Friday warning Peru is a "time bomb" that could explode into crippling protests if his government cannot combine its pro-business agenda with cutting chronic poverty.

2006-06-28 21:03:58

By Marco Aquino LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Peru's Congress ratified a free-trade deal with the United States on Wednesday that the country's president promptly signed despite noisy street protests, clearing the way for its approval by U.S. lawmakers.

2006-06-23 20:07:14

By Patrick Markey PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Friday called Peruvian President-elect Alan Garcia a U.S. "lapdog" and ruled out any ties with Lima's new government in the latest exchange of barbs between the two leaders.

2006-06-13 15:57:24

By Guido Nejamkis BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - Peruvian President-elect Alan Garcia said on Tuesday he would not apologize to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to end a diplomatic rift, and he declared he wanted close ties with Brazil.

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