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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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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.