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Officials: German Companies Interested in Train Crossing South America.

Dozens of German companies including Siemens attended meetings in Bolivia this week to discuss building a coast-to-coast railway through Brazil, Bolivia and Peru that could speed up the export of corn and soybeans to Asia, German and Bolivian officials said on Wednesday. The massive, $10-billion project would involve ...

- Voice of America - US

Woman who emerged from Peru mudslide recounts survival.

The world now knows Evangelina Chamorro as the woman in the viral video of a Peruvian mudslide, the young mother who dramatically emerged from a river of muck and debris like a ghostly apparition less than a week ago.

- CNN Top Stories - US

EU emergency assistance to help Peru cope with worst flooding in almost 30 years.

Source: European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations Country: Peru The EU Civil Protection Mechanism has been activated and €250,000 has been mobilised for emergency relief to communities affected by floods and mudslides in Peru.The EU Civil Protection Mechanism ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Duterte: When I go to hell, I'd tell Satan that De Lima should be queen there.

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday admitted that he's on the road to perdition because of the life he's lived, but said that Senator Leila De Lima should be in an even worse standing in the afterlife.

- GMA News - PH

LIMA 2017: Malaysia's MMEA takes delivery of second Ojika-class vessel from Japan.

The Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency held a naming ceremony for the second ex-Ojika-class ship donated from the Japan Coast Guard at LIMA 2017. On the occasion, the ex-JCG vessel Okii , now known as KM Pekan was formally handed over to the MMEA on 21

- Jane’s - US

Lima running dry.

Landslides have contaminated water treatment plants leaving Lima without drinking water. Where to get water from and how can we help?

- Peruthisweek - PE

Peruvian fruits become a sensation abroad.

Things are going well for the fruit industry in Peru. Which countries are the biggest consumers?

- Peruthisweek - PE

Enam beradik tidak dendam, setahun ibu lari berkahwin lain.

KOTA BARU, 22 Mac — Seorang pelajar tingkatan empat sedih dan terkilan dengan sikap ibunya yang menghilangkan diri tanpa khabar lebih setahun lalu tanpa mempedulikan keperluan lima anaknya. Mohd Saifulnizam Mohd Nasir, 16, menggalas tugas...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Sri Lanka Navy SLNS Sayura’ arrives at Langkawi Harbor in Malaysia to take part in LIMA 2017.

Mar 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy’s Flagship Offshore Petrol Vessel , SLNS Sayura which left for Malaysia to take part in the International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition 2017, arrived at the Langkawi Harbour in Malaysia Monday.

- ColomboPage.com - LK

Peru floods in line with climate change models, says climatologist Mojib Latif.

Peru is being hit by devastating flooding. Is it a natural weather cycle or an impact of climate change?

- Deutsche Welle - DE

De Lima asks about 'real motive' behind Espinosa killing.

Senator Leila de Lima on Tuesday said the motive behind the killing of Albuera Mayor Rolando Espinosa inside the Baybay City Provincial Jail last year remains a puzzle even after 19 police involved in the case were arrested.

- GMA News - PH

Secrets of what ancient mummies look like under their wrappings are finally being revealed

The Field Museum If you'd like to be mummified when you die, you can contact an organization in Salt Lake City, Utah, to arrange the procedure for around $70,000. Pets are cheaper, around $4,000 for an animal under 15 pounds. It's expensive partially because mummification is pretty rare these days. But for thousands ...

- Business Insider - US

School books with section on gender equality cause uproar in Peru

Peru is divided by a new proposal for the school curriculum which aims to improve gender equality but is instead being seen by some as a move to educate children on gender identity. On March 7, thousands marched across Peru in protest at what they call 'gender ideology.' Organizers

- VICE News - US

Peruvian grapes to keep up with the Asian demand

Exports of Peruvian grapes to Asia are falling. Why and how can this be improved?

- Peruthisweek - PE

ICYMI: CT scanning mummies and drones that land like birds

Today on In Case You Missed It: Researchers from The Field Museum are using CT scanners to look inside mummies from Peru and Egypt to see what lies behind the casket and ancient gauze. The images have uncovered information about the gender and ap...

- Engadget - US

Counsel says De Lima met with notary public at PNP-CIDG 

The counsel of Senator Leila De Lima insisted Tuesday before the Supreme Court that her petition questioning the validity of her arrest on drug-related charges was not defective. 

- GMA News - PH

2nd round of SC oral arguments on De Lima petition vs. arrest

Highlights of the second round of SC oral arguments on Senator Leila de Lima's petition.

- GMA News - PH

Popularity not enough to short cut procedure, De Lima lawyer told

Popularity of a person is not enough to short cut a procedure, Supreme Court Associate Justice Marvic Leonen said during the resumption of the oral argument on the petition of Senator Leila De Lima. The post Popularity not enough to short cut procedure, De Lima lawyer told appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

De Lima's controversial affidavit tackled at SC oral argument

A Supreme Court Associate Justice said he is bothered by the manifestation made by government lawyers that Senator Leila De Lima falsified a jurat' in her petition. The post De Lima's controversial affidavit tackled at SC oral argument appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Amazon River at brink of flooding puts parts of Peru at risk

The Amazon River is almost at flooding point in areas, threatening cities and regions in Peru.

- Stuff - NZ

Duterte appointee Tijam notes 'undue haste' in filing of De Lima petition

Newly appointed Supreme Court Associate Justice Noel Tijam on Tuesday echoed the observations of some magistrates that Senator Leila De Lima may have ignored the hierarchy of courts when she challenged her arrest over drug-related charges directly before the high tribunal.

- GMA News - PH

International Humanitarian Aid to Peru

Peru is not alone, humanitarian aid is arriving from neighbouring countries.

- Peruthisweek - PE

Peruvian blueberries rock Canada

Exports of Peruvian blueberries are rising and they are becoming a hit product in Canada.

- Peruthisweek - PE

Has Peru managed to decrease its cocaine production?

Coca production in Peru has surged to unseen levels. How can the government stop the narcotraffic in Peru?

- Peruthisweek - PE

Peru's partnership with the World Bank

Peru is looking to build a stronger framework and create more financial and social programs through the World Bank funding scheme. What is it about?

- Peruthisweek - PE

'It's a miracle': Woman survives devastating mudslide in Peru

Lima, Peru, Mar 20, 2017 / 03:01 pm .- Evangelina Chamorro was swept away for over a third of a mile by an avalanche of mud on the coast south of Lima. But she survived and said that thinking about “God and her daughters” gave her the strength. In recent weeks, heavy rains have caused avalanches and floods in ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

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BalzanKaljevic 20 ; Da Silva Souza 7, Piciollo 7; Effiong 4, Nafti 4; Fenech 3, Micallef 3 ; Agius, Arab, Bruno, Serrano, Anderson. Own goal: Lima .Red cards: Serrano ; Da Silva Souza ; Effiong ; Grima ; Anderson . BirkirkaraPlut 9 ; Dimitrov 8; Temile 5; Alba 3 , Herrera 3;  Brincat 2, Attard 2, Andelkovic 2, Scicluna ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Rooftop refugees plead for water in flooded Peru city

PERU, Mar 21 - Stranded on their rooftops by flooding and mudslides, residents of Huarmey, Peru ironically need the one thing they see everywhere they look: water. As AFP toured the waist-deep rivers of mud that were once Huarmey's streets, people in the small coastal city shouted from their rooftops, “Water, we want ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Mummies from Egypt and Peru Reveal Ancient Traditions | Video

The "Mummies" exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History exhibit reveals the complicated cultures of ancient people who lived in Peru and Egypt.

- Livescience.com - US

Peru struggles with devastating El Niño flooding

Peruvians struggled on Sunday to cope with avalanches, mudslides and extensive flash flooding caused by torrential downpours, and forecasters predicted still more rain ahead, prolonging the country's woes. The highly unusual rains follow a series of storms that have struck hard along Peru's northern coast, with voracious ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Rooftop refugees plead for water in flooded Peru city

HUARMEY, March 21 — Stranded on their rooftops by flooding and mudslides, residents of Huarmey, Peru ironically need the one thing they see everywhere they look: water. As AFP toured the waist-deep rivers of mud that were once Huarmey's...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Devastating photos of the El Niño-driven flooding that has killed more than 70 people in Peru

REUTERS/Mariana Bazo The rapid and unusual warming of the waters off northern Peru has unleashed the deadliest rainfall the South American country has seen in decades. Significant amounts of rain have fallen over relatively short periods of time in some parts of the Andean country in the latest iteration of a local El ...

- Business Insider - US

Siete regiones del Perú en emergencia sanitaria por impacto de lluvias e inundaciones

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Peru Las lluvias torrenciales han generado inundaciones, deslizamientos y flujos de lodo y piedras en 24 de las 25 regiones del país. Doce regiones han sido declaradas en Estado de Emergencia. Resumen • Se activó el protocolo de respuesta conjunta ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

More rain looms as Peru struggles with disastrous floods

Peruvians struggled on Sunday to cope with avalanches, mudslides and extensive flash flooding caused by torrential downpours, and forecasters predicted still more rain ahead, prolonging the country's woes.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Mudslides in Peru create water crisis, treatment systems severely clogged

The heavy rains are due to a sudden and abnormal warming of Pacific waters off Peru.

- FOX News - US

Abnormal El Nino in Peru unleashes deadly downpours; more flooding seen

LIMA,  - A sudden and abnormal warming of Pacific waters off Peru has unleashed the deadliest downpours in decades, with landslides and raging rivers sweeping away people, clogging highways and destroying crops.

- Stabroek News - GY

Peru Struggles With Torrential Downpours

Peruvians are struggling to cope with avalanches, mudslides and extensive flash flooding caused by torrential downpours that killed have at least 75 people and left more than 100,000 homeless since January. In the Peruvian capital, Lima, residents lined up for drinking water Sunday after clogged water treatment systems ...

- Voice of America - US

Death and destruction

LIMA, Peru — Peruvians struggled yesterday to cope with avalanches, mudslides and extensive flash flooding caused by torrential rainfall as forecasters predicted still more rain ahead, prolonging the country’s woes.

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

Peruvians Find Strength in Surviving a Merciless March

Since early March, several cities in Peru have struggled with a seemingly endless wave of heavy rains, floods, landslides, road closures, and lately school closures.

- Global Voices - US

Firefighters at Peru prison hampered by water problems

LIMA, Peru — A fire broke out Sunday night in Peru's most populated prison and two inmates were reported dead as firefighters struggled with...

- Townhall.com - US

Firefighters at Peru prison hampered by water problems

Peruvian authorities say a fire broke out in the country's most populated prison and firefighters have been hampered by problems in the water system caused by mudslides and flooding from recent heavy rains.

- FOX News - US

Deadly Peru floods, slides rage on as more downpours loom, cities call for help

Peruvians struggled on Sunday to cope with avalanches, mudslides and extensive flash flooding caused by torrential rainfall as forecasters predicted still more rain ahead, prolonging the country's woes. The death toll remained at 72, authorities said, but devastating damage reports continued to pour in. Prime Minister ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Firefighters at Peru prison hampered by water problems

LIMA, Peru " Peruvian authorities say a fire broke out in the country's most populated prison and firefighters have been hampered by problems in the water system caused by mudslides and flooding from recent heavy rains.Officials...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Peru faces more rain as floods and landslides make thousands homeless

More than 70 people have been killed in Peru after the worst flooding in two decades. Thousands of people have been made homeless and a state of emergency declared in more than 800 cities.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

More rain looms as Peru struggles with disastrous floods

LIMA, March 20 — Peruvians struggled yesterday to cope with avalanches, mudslides and extensive flash flooding caused by torrential downpours, and forecasters predicted still more rain ahead, prolonging the country's woes. It has been a bad...

- The Malay Mail - MY

De Lima vows to continue fight

Detained Sen. Leila de Lima accused President Duterte on Sunday of using the government machinery to silence her and those who dare criticize' him. The post De Lima vows to continue fight appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Homes devastated, 75 dead in Peru flooding

Seventy-five people have died, 263 have been injured, 20 are missing and about 100,000 have suffered property damage in Peruvian flooding.

- Stuff - NZ

Abnormal El Niño in Peru unleashes deadly downpours; more flooding seen

A sudden and abnormal warming of Pacific waters off Peru has unleashed the deadliest downpours in decades, with landslides and raging rivers sweeping away people, clogging highways and destroying crops.

- GMA News - PH

Abnormal El Nio in Peru unleashes deadly downpours; more flooding seen

A sudden and abnormal warming of Pacific waters off Peru has unleashed the deadliest downpours in decades, with landslides and raging rivers sweeping away people, clogging highways and destroying crops.

- GMA News - PH

Floods and mudslides from series of storms in Peru kill 72

The intense rains, overflowing rivers, mudslides and flooding being experienced in Peru are the worst seen in two decades, the authorities have said.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

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