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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. Farmers, doctors and politicians, some dressed as ghosts and skeletons, marched through central Lima to decry a U.S free-trade deal they see as a way of bullying Peru to allow U.S. companies to dominate its markets. "We're really worried about the impact this is going to have. Not only...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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