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  1. Peru's waste recyclers win bottle ban battle

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    Thu, 18 Dec 2014

    LIMA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Just a few years ago, waste recycler Genaro Jorge Durán Contreras and his colleagues were branded "nut cases" and drug addicts, picked up by police or chased away from their foraging for recyclables.

  2. Peru central bank says to limit derivatives, debt in dollars

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    Tue, 16 Dec 2014

    LIMA, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Peru 's central bank will limit currency derivatives and further curb lending in dollars in a bid to carve out more room for monetary expansion as Peru 's currency slides to new five-year lows, the bank's chief said on Tuesday.

  3. UPDATE: China Wants to Conduct the World’s High-Speed Rail Market

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    Tue, 16 Dec 2014

    diesel locomotives from CNR, a job worth $930 million. In July, China, Peru and Brazil agreed to cooperate on the construction of a railway that would connect the Peruvian Pacific coast to the Brazilian Atlantic coast. And in October, the Massachusetts

  4. Peru Antamina mine says strike over, workers due back Monday

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    Sun, 14 Dec 2014

    LIMA, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Workers at the Peruvian copper and zinc mine Antamina have ended a strike that began last Wednesday and will restart work on Monday, according to the mine owners.

  5. Countries brace for weak finale at Lima climate talks

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    Fri, 12 Dec 2014

    LIMA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Countries faced stark choices on the final day of U.N. climate talks in Peru ’s capital, with the prospect they could decide to make minimal pledges under a new global climate agreement due in a year’s time.

  6. UPDATE 1- Peru's central bank leaves benchmark interest rate unchanged

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    Thu, 11 Dec 2014

    LIMA, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Peru 's central bank on Thursday left the benchmark interest rate unchanged at 3.50 percent for the third month in a row as widely expected because the economy is still...

  7. Peru's central bank holds key interest rate at 3.50 percent

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    Thu, 11 Dec 2014

    LIMA, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Peru 's central bank left the benchmark interest rate unchanged at 3.50 percent for the third straight month on Thursday as widely expected. (Reporting By Lima Newsroom)

  8. Peru's congress approves cuts to corporate and personal taxes

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    Thu, 11 Dec 2014

    LIMA, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Peru 's Congress approved legislation on Thursday that cuts corporate and personal taxes, part of a bid by President Ollanta Humala to jumpstart sluggish economic growth.

  9. Peru's melting glaciers a deadly threat as temperatures rise

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    Thu, 11 Dec 2014

    CARHUAZ, Peru (Reuters) - High in the Peruvian Andes, the glacier-fed lake Laguna 513 brims with meltwater atop a populated valley in a region prone to earthquakes. Scientists

  10. Greenpeace apologizes for protest at Peru's Nazca Lines

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    Wed, 10 Dec 2014

    LIMA (Reuters) - Environmental activist group Greenpeace apologized on Wednesday for a protest it organized at the ancient Nazca Lines etched in a desert in Peru .

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