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  1. Northern Coast of Peru Was a Hospitable Rest Stop for Early Americans

    Newswise.com - Lifestyle 05.24 / 19:51 newswise.com
    An exceptionally well-preserved site in northern Peru suggests that early Americans migrating south along the Pacific coast may not have always moved as quickly as we thought--instead, they may have stopped and "settled in for a good long while" along the…
  2. Leading Archeologist Involved in Groundbreaking Discovery of Early Human Life in Ancient Peru

    Newswise.com - Science 05.24 / 19:50 newswise.com
    A-tisket, A-tasket. You can tell a lot from a basket. Especially if it's from ancient ruins of a civilization inhabited by humans 15,000 years ago. An archeologist is among the team that made a groundbreaking discovery in coastal Peru - home to one of the earliest pyramids in South America. Thousands of artifacts, including elaborate hand-woven baskets, show that early humans in that region were a lot more advanced than originally thought and had very complex social…
  3. Groundbreaking discovery of early human life in ancient Peru

    Phys.org -Science news 05.24 / 18:29 phys.org
    A-tisket, A-tasket. You can tell a lot from a basket. Especially if it comes from the ruins of an ancient civilization inhabited by humans nearly 15,000 years ago during the Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene…
  4. Peru: Ancient pyramid excavation reveals extremely complex society 15,000 years ago

    Ibtimes.co.uk -Science 05.24 / 18:14 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    Many artefacts and food remains have been recovered at the ancient…
  5. AMERICA/PERU - Infant deaths for pneumonia are due to poverty and precariousness

    Fides.org - World 05.24 / 10:19 fides.org
    Puno - The main cause of death among children for pneumonia is determined by the level of poverty that the population lives in addition to the poor diet of children. The alarm was launched by the director of the Department of Epidemiology of the Regional Directorate for Health of Puno who, in a note sent to Fides, stated that so far 9 children under 5 years of age have died of pneumonia. Death surveys have shown that the affected villages lack adequate infrastructure, poor hygiene, poor…
  6. Peru: Giant African snail outbreak worsens after heavy rains

    Freshfruitportal.com - Food 05.24 / 04:06 freshfruitportal.com
    The snails have been present in Peru since 2012 and have mainly been affecting banana plantations in the north. The post Peru: Giant African snail outbreak worsens after heavy rains appeared first on FreshFruitPortal.com. Keep…
  7. Nazca — Nasca, Peru

    Travelpod.com - Travel 05.24 / 02:38 travelpod.com
    The Nazca Lines are a series of large ancient geoglyphs in the Nazca Desert, in southern Peru. The largest figures are up to 370m long. They were designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. We took a flight over the lines; we were given a map of the flight route so we knew what to look out for. The geoglyphs included an astronaut, monkey, hummingbird just to name a few. In my little plane we were 5 passengers, the first figure (the whale) I unfortunately didn't see, but…
  8. House committee seeking answers following Peru VA clinic investigation

    Kokomotribune.com - Kokomo 05.23 / 23:06 www.kokomotribune.com
    WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski and members of the U.S. House Committee on Veterans Affairs are asking for more information about the Peru VA outpatient clinic following an investigation that found employees there changed veterans’ pain medication without doi…