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2005-11-23 15:25:09

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Peru could meet again soon to finish work on a free-trade agreement, both countries said on Wednesday as they adjourned eight days of talks for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday. "We're making good progress. We still have some tough challenges," said Neena Moorjani, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Trade Representative's Office. "We're going to continue to talk over the next couple of weeks and might get together (for a formal...

2005-08-16 15:50:27

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...

2005-08-13 21:39:02

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...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'