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Peru: Coca Advocates Protest Suggested UN Ban

March 20, 2008 Jenessa Stark 0

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Lima, Peru – On March 19th, a group of protestors and various indigenous activist groups gathered near the central square in Lima to raise awareness about the spiritual and cultural uses of the coca leaf, roughly two weeks after the International Narcotics Control Board of the United Nations urged the Peruvian government to consider banning the use and sale of the leaf. […]

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No to the FTA with Peru

September 26, 2007 Upside Down World 0

Activists in Peru and the United States are mobilizing against the pending US-Peru Free Trade Agreement (FTA). The US-Peru FTA has passed both the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee, but […]

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Chile Extradites Fujimori to Peru

September 21, 2007 Benjamin Witte 0

The Chilean Supreme Court this morning ruled in favor of Peru‘s nearly two-year-old request that former President Alberto Fujimori be sent home to face charges of corruption and human rights abuses. The decision, reached by five appeals judges, overturns an earlier Supreme Court ruling rejecting the extradition request. […]

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