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By Jude Webber LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Peru's respected outgoing economy minister, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, took over as prime minister on Tuesday at the helm of a revamped team designed to lead Peru to clean elections next year. Ending the worst turbulence in his rocky four years in power, President Alejandro Toledo swore in a new Cabinet with seven new ministers -- many of them senior figures in his Peru Posible party. "I know we have a demanding task. I know we have a long way to...
By Eduardo Orozco LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - The man whose appointment as Peru's foreign minister detonated the biggest Cabinet crisis of President Alejandro Toledo's four years in office stepped down on Saturday with a withering attack on the outgoing premier. Claiming to be the victim of "disloyalty and betrayal," Fernando Olivera told reporters neither he nor his Independent Moralizing Front party, Toledo's coalition partner since he took office in 2001, would again hold any...
- A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
- A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
- In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
- The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
- A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.