Thursday, April 10, 2008
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FRENCH TOURISTS KILLED IN NAZCA FLIGHT
FRENCH TOURISTS KILLED IN NAZCA FLIGHT
- Five French tourists killed in Peru plane crash: police (Agence France Press) "Firefighters said the Cessna 206, owned by the Aero Ica firm, was completely destroyed in the crash, although the Peruvian pilot survived and was hospitalized in Nazca."
- 5 French Tourists Killed in Peru Crash (Associated Press)
- Associated Press photograph: OB 1266
- Tourists Die In Plane Crash (BBC)
- Plane crash kills five French tourists in Peru (Deutsche Press Agentur)
- Tourists killed viewing Nazca Lines from plane (Ottawa Citizen)
- Five tourists killed in air crash near Peru's Nazca (Reuters)
- Plane crash in Peru kills five (UPI) tangled in power lines?
- Peru small plane crash kills 5 French tourists (Xinhua)
- Death Squad Convictions May Doom Fujimori (Inter Press Service, Ángel Páez) "The salient point in the verdict of the court presided over by Inés Villa, one of the most respected anti-corruption judges in Peru, is that it concludes that the Colina Group, made up of SIE agents, acted with the knowledge and authorisation of Fujimori. A video was shown on Monday at Fujimori’s separate trial for human rights abuses, in which the former chief of the Colina Group, Martín Rivas, said that the death squad acted with Fujimori’s approval."
- Peru jails military officers for student massacre (Reuters)
- Peru court sentences 4 former military officers for Fujimori-era (Jurist)
- Dispatches From a Legal Reporter in Iraq (American Lawyer) "An interesting side note: Like many functions here, security is run by private contractors. And every private guard I've seen in Baghdad is Peruvian."
- Peruvian Navy Ship Visited Seattle (Defence Talk) "Navy Region Northwest said farewell to the Peruvian Navy transport ship BAP Mollendo (ATC 131) April 6, following a port visit. USA Rear Adm. Stewart O'Bryan, commander, Carrier Strike Group 3, who was on board Mollendo April 4 for a Peruvian buffet style banquet, said, "It's very important for Peru and the United States that our navies work together as we both fight terrorism." Mollendo, which left Seattle's Elliot Bay April 6, will make one final stop in San Diego before returning to its homeport in Lima, Peru. Images of the ship
- Peru Bank May Keep Rate Steady, Betting Inflation Can Be Tamed (Bloomberg)
- Peru to hold five bilateral meetings at 5th APEC Tourism (Andina Press Agency) includes China, Japan and Korea
- Turkey: growing demand for fruits and vegetables from Peru (Fresh Plaza) According to Elías Mendoza Habersperger Consul of Turkey from Peru
- Latin American optimism dented (Financial Times, Richard Lapper)
- EDITORIAL Running Scared From Free Trade (Investers Business Daily) "Teamster chief Jim Hoffa, for instance, famously said "no" to Peru's pact and "hell no" to Colombia's."
- Trade with Peru good for manufacturing (Opinion: Michigan Business Review, John Engler) The writer is former governor of Michigan, and president the National Association of Manufacturer
- China's New Brand of Free Trade (Forbes) "By no coincidence, [Peru and other] countries are among the more than 50 that have recognized China’s claim to have reached the status of a full market economy, unlike its top two trading partners, the U.S. and European Union."
- Peru's Doe Run subsidiary loses environmental certification (Associated Press)
- Peru's Doe Run subsidiary loses certification (St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
- Votorantim raises offer to up stake in Peru's Milpo (Reuters) "Brazilian conglomerate Votorantim said on Wednesday it will raise its offer by 16 percent to increase its stake in Peruvian miner Milpo."
- DJ Brazil's Votorantim Ups Share Price Offer For Peru Miner Milpo (Dow Jones, Robert Kozak)
- Candente CEO sees new resource study ready in May (Reuters)
- Timber! Peruvian wood merchant arrested in multi-million-dollar investigation (Complinet)
- FILM: "Against the Grain: An Artist's Survival Guide to Peru" (Monterey County Herald, California) Showing on April 10 at Cabrillo College; Ann Kaneko's documentary follows four artists censored by the Peruvian government for the political content of their work. Tobin Keller or Rose Sellery at 479-6308.
- 'Against the Grain: An Artist's Survival Guide to Peru" watch the trailer
- MUSIC REVIEW: 'The Roots Of Chicha: Psychedelic Cumbias From Peru (Tucson Weekly) "The 17 tracks by six different combos on The Roots of Chicha were all recorded in Peru between 1968 and 1978."
- Jimmy Bennington Trio at the Jazz Zone in Miraflores April 11, 12 (press release)
- BOOK REVIEW: Girls in Trucks: Katie Crouch (Willamette Week) "She flies halfway around the world to live in Peruvian hostels with a man she hardly knows, because, hey, it beats being alone."
- Building a future for the forgotten (Edinburgh Evening News, Sandra Dick)
- Triton students collecting items for trip to Peru (Daily News, Massachussetts, Katie Curley) "Though some Peruvian schoolchildren have never seen colored pencils or used a comb, local students Max Nichou and Andrew Fitzgerald will be bringing these supplies to ... villages in the Andes such as Paruru, Aquas Calientes and Cuzco."
- Peru students love Canada, hate weather (Georgina Advocate) "We should loosen up and pucker up, exchange students say."
- Copa Libertadores: Brazil's Flamengo routs Peru's Cienciano 3-0 (Associated Press)