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  • International Women's Day: What's happening around the world

     
    women, human rights, International Women's day, equality: It's International Women's Day. The event, born of the socialist movement in the United States the early 1900s, has spread across the world in the century since. But the day looks very different...
  • Charles Taylor's defense lawyers call 80-year sentence 'excessive'

     
    Charles Taylor's defense lawyers says 80 years jail "excessive": Defense lawyers for former Liberian president, Charles Taylor, convicted of last month of war crimes, said Friday the 80-year jail sentence sought by the prosecution was too harsh. Taylor,...
  • Perú le da un susto a Uruguay y empatan 1-1

    Uruguay ejerció un dominio inútil ante Perú y tuvo que conformarse con un empate 1-1 el lunes en el partido inaugural del Grupo C de la Copa América. Paolo Guerrero puso a los peruanos arriba a los 23 minutos, tras burlar la trampa del fuera de juego,...
  • CIA Admits Mistakes in 2001 Shoot Down of American Missionary Plane in Peru

    CIA Admits Mistakes in 2001 Shoot Down of American Missionary Plane in Peru
    The CIA has completed and released its investigation into the agency's role in the 2001 shootdown in Peru of a small plane carrying American missionaries with ties to our area. A Michigan woman Veronica Bowers and her 7 month old daughter were killed in...
  • Aruba Jaw Bone Does Not Belong to Natalee Holloway

    Aruba Jaw Bone Does Not Belong to Natalee Holloway
    ORANJESTAD, Aruba -- Prosecutors in Aruba say a jawbone found on an island beach earlier this month does not belong to missing Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway. Analysis based on dental records ruled out that the bone fragment came from her. An...
  • Prosecutors Say Jawbone Is Not Natalee Holloway's

    Prosecutors Say Jawbone Is Not Natalee Holloway's
    ORANJESTAD, Aruba ( KTLA) -- Prosecutors in Aruba say a jawbone found on an island beach earlier this month does not belong to missing Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway. Analysis based on dental records ruled out that the bone fragment came from her....
  • Perú doblega 1-0 a México con gol de Guerrero

    <b>Per&#250;  doblega 1-0 a M&#233;xico con gol de Guerrero</b>
    Paolo Guerrero anotó su segundo gol del torneo a ocho minutos del final y le dio el viernes a Perú una victoria por 1-0 sobre México que lo mantiene bien encaminado en la Copa América. Perú, que venía de empatar 1-1 con Uruguay con otro gol de Guerrero,...
  • Theft of Playground Equipment Bound for Peruvian Orphans Leaves Charity's Project in Question

    Theft of Playground Equipment Bound for Peruvian Orphans Leaves Charity's Project in Question
    A theft of used playground equipment from a West Michigan charity has left the organization's latest project in serious jeopardy. Kids Alive International, an organization that provides family-style living for orphans worldwide, had plans to ship...
  • 100 facts for 100 years of Machu Picchu: Fact 8

    100 facts for 100 years of Machu Picchu: Fact 8
    In July, Machu Picchu, Peru's biggest tourist attraction, will mark its 100th anniversary of rediscovery. Hiram Bingham III, a Yale professor, came upon the vine-covered ruins on July 24, 1911. Here, then, as we lead up to the century mark, are 100-plus...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Colon and Cristobal, Panama

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Colon and Cristobal, Panama
    Most people, when they think of Panama, come up with Panama hats (although these well-known hats are really made in Ecuador) and, of course, they associate the country with the Panama Canal, a modern-day marvel connecting the Caribbean Sea to the...
  • In the Pipeline: Memories of a president's pilot

    In the Pipeline: Memories of a president's pilot
    If I've learned anything in the 11 years my family and I have lived in Huntington Beach, it's that you never know who you'll run into in Huntington Beach. Take, for example, the man I sat with recently. He sat on a couch thumbing through a photo album....
  • Return of winter weather leads to slide-offs, accidents

    Return of winter weather leads to slide-offs, accidents
    Welcome back, winter. If you thought we were done with the ice, slush and snow, think again. Tuesday morning, slide-offs were reported all around Central Indiana. Around 6 a.m., a few slide-offs were reported on eastbound I-70 near the 65 mile marker...