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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.

2005-07-13 15:17:07

LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Thousands of Peruvians protested on Wednesday against a proposed U.S.-trade pact that a United Nations investigator warned would put medicines out of reach of millions of poor people.


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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.