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  Peru (country) - MSN Encarta
Peru is a member of two international trade organizations, the Latin American Integration Association (LAIA), which replaced the former Latin American Free Trade Association in 1980; and the Andean Community.
Peru’s system of railroads, highways, and airports was expanded considerably in the second half of the 20th century.
Peru is a republic governed by a constitution promulgated in 1993.
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 file_nav_name Encyclopedia Index
Tumbes is a coastal region in northwestern Peru.
Juan Luis Cipriani Thorne (born in Lima, 28 December 1943) is a Cardinal Priest and Archbishop of Lima in the...
Piura is a coastal region in northwestern Peru.
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 Pucallpa travel information for Peru vacation.
Pucallpa is the capital of the state of Ucayali, located at the left margin of the Ucayali River.
Main attractions in Pucallpa: The Plaza de Armas, the square of Public Clock, the school of Amazonia painting Usko Ayar, the house of the amazonian sculptor Agustin Rivas, the Natural Park and the Regional Museum.
Pucallpa is the unexplored pearl in the jungle of Peru.
www.peru4u.com /peru_tour_peru_vacation_travel_to_peru/peru_information/pucallpa.html   (409 words)

The city of Pucallpa, with a population of 300,000 inhabitants, does not have a milk pasteurizer plant.
As a result, the raw milk market in Pucallpa is limited to the upper class population and its possibilities of growth are severely limited, unless a milk pasteurizer plant is established in Pucallpa to substitute the evaporated milk imported from Lima.
Pucallpa has 41% of the herd in milk while this figure is close to 60% in Costa Rica and Nicaragua (Table 2).
www.ciat.cgiar.org /tropileche/documentos/articulos/anal_ex-ante-ingles/peru.htm   (1199 words)

 Ex Ante Analysis of New Forage Alternatives for Farms with  Dual
Case studies, involving farmers participating in the CIAT-led Tropileche Consortia convened by ILRI, were conducted in the forest margins of Pucallpa (Peru) and in the hillsides of the dry tropics of Esparza (Costa Rica) and Esquipulas (Nicaragua).
Case studies, involving farmers participating in the Tropileche Consortia, were conducted in the forest margins of the humid tropics of Pucallpa (Peru) and in the hillsides of the dry tropics of Esparza (Costa Rica) and Esquipulas (Nicaragua).
In Pucallpa, Peru, supplements consisted of molasses, maize, or bran from breweries, all of which are available in the region.
www.cipav.org.co /lrrd/lrrd11/3/hol113.htm   (7270 words)

 Rio Bravo Reptiles: Peruvian Boas
Not all boas from the Pucallpa region of Peru are yellow, but the Pucallpa locality has produced some of the most amazing yellow and yellow-tailed boas ever seen.
Pucallpa boas are also known to be somewhat smaller than average for Peru red-tails with large adults commonly being not much over two meters in length.
Pucallpa boas from our group are variable in pattern and can be among the most yellow of any redtails we have seen.
www.riobravoreptiles.com /boas_peruvian.htm   (750 words)

 Village Earth: The Consortium for Sustainable Village-Based Development   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Peru is one of the world’s twelve "megadiversity" countries, claiming some of the highest levels of species, especially endemic species, on the planet.
Close to 80% of the 9 million indigenous people in Peru (40% of the total population of Peru is considered indigenous) are deprived of access to the most basic resources such as clean drinking water and economic opportunity.
Pucallpa is the industrial center of the Peruvian Amazon and has experienced unprecendented growth over the past decade.
www.villageearth.org /pages/Projects/Peru/index.php   (1305 words)

 Rafting the Amazon #1: Pucallpa - Pucallpa, Peru, Charles Brennick, Peru, Peru Travel Stories, Rafting the Amazon, ...
We were going to catch a riverboat in Pucallpa and float down the Ucayali River to Iquitos, located on the Amazon River.
Pucallpa was a muddy, bustling town that reminded me a lot of other flat and dirty towns I had visited in Paraguay.
I still worried a bit about the idea but as Pali and I ate ice cream and talked, we convinced ourselves that this was a once in a lifetime opportunity.
www.bootsnall.com /articles/00-07/rafting-the-amazon-1-pucallpa-pucallpa-peru.html   (549 words)

 Pucallpa Work Team
Pucallpa is a city of about 400,000 people and is located in the lower Peruvian jungle.
It is a hub of activity for several SAM ministries in Peru, including SAM Academy, a school for missionary children.
Pucallpa is the home to several SAM ministries and during our stay one of our biggest pleasures was to be able to meet the many missionary families and get a glimpse into how they are serving the Lord in Peru.
www.southamericamission.org /PucallpaWorkTeam0602.htm   (1066 words)

 Peru-Plane-Crash, 1st Writethru Bgt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Boys play Thursday in a part of the wreckage of the TANS Peru airliner that crashed Tuesday in Pucallpa, Peru.
PUCALLPA, Peru (AP) - Hundreds of scavengers swarmed over the wreckage of a Peruvian airliner early Thursday, potentially undermining the work of investigators en route to the crash that left at least 37 dead.
The TANS Airline Boeing 737-200 was carrying 98 people, including six crew members, on a domestic flight from the Peruvian capital of Lima to Pucallpa when it crash-landed Tuesday in a marsh a few kilometres from the Pucallpa airport, killing at least 37 people, including four crew members, company spokesman Jorge Belevan said Wednesday.
www.cbc.ca /cp/world/050825/w082538.html   (883 words)

 57 escape Peru plane crash   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
PUCALLPA, Peru - One passenger remembered a "tomblike silence" in the cabin of the Peruvian airliner in the seconds after it crash-landed in a jungle marsh and splintered apart.
TANS Peru Flight 204 was the world's fifth major airline accident this month.
But Elliot and Victor Girao, a former president of Peru's Association of Pilots, said the crash appeared to be due to pilot error.
www.azcentral.com /arizonarepublic/news/articles/0825peru-crash25.html   (596 words)

 Peru Guide : Pucallpa > Getting here
There are two ports used in Pucallpa, depending on the level of the water.
The port in Pucallpa is very lively, and there are lots of stalls selling drink and snacks in bulk for the journeys.
Boats tend to leave around 4pm and it is possible to buy a ticket right up until the boat leaves, although bunks fill up long before, and by 4pm there is very little room to hang a hammock.
www.peru-guide.com /peru_05_The_Jungle_046_Pucallpa_travel.htm   (721 words)

 CNN.com - Survivor: No warning before crash - Aug 24, 2005
PUCALLPA, Peru (CNN) -- The short flight from Lima to the small Amazonian town of Pucallpa was uneventful, and when a powerful wind gust hit the aircraft, Jose Vivas said he thought it was just a normal part of landing.
The Vivas family was heading to Pucallpa to celebrate the birthday of Jose Vivas' 15-year-old daughter with his parents, who live in the town.
They had arrived from their home state of New York and planned a big birthday celebration, as is customary in Peru, for the teen in Lima on Saturday.
www.cnn.com /2005/WORLD/americas/08/24/peru.crash.survivor/index.html?section=cnn_latest   (490 words)

With a population of approximately 400,000, Pucallpa is Peru’s fastest growing jungle town, situated on the banks of the Ucayali river in the heart of the Amazon basin.
Pucallpa is a commercial centre and the logging, rubber and oil industries provide much of its revenue and contribute much to the rapid deforestation of the area.
According to the Institute of National Statistic of Peru, figures for the region of Pucallpa for 2000 show that one in three children under five suffer malnutrition and almost one in two have anaemia - intestinal worms being the main cause.
geography.radley.org.uk /peru   (1259 words)

 Pucallpa - Ucayali Peru by Peru Travels
Pucallpa is the capital of the department of Ucayali and one of the most progressive cities in the Peruvian Amazon.
The region was first inhabited by the Pano tribe, who settled all along the Ucayali River and its tributary streams.
The jungle teems with dense green undergrowth, which is reflected in the many rivers and lakes that dot the region.
www.perutravels.net /peru-travel-guide/ucayali-pucallpa.htm   (241 words)

 Jetliner crash-lands in Peru   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Boeing 737-200, operated by military-run airline Tans Peru had attempted an emergency landing on Federico Basadre road in Peru's central jungle.
Five of the deaths have been confirmed by Berta Garcia, a secretary at Pucallpa's municipal hospital, on RPP radio.
She said the bodies of four adults and a small boy had been brought to the hospital.
www.juiceenewsdaily.com /0605/news/peru.html   (272 words)

 USATODAY.com - 58 walk away from Peruvian plane crash   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
PUCALLPA, Peru (AP) — Trudging through knee-deep mud in a hail storm, at least 58 people managed to escape a flaming Peruvian airliner that splintered as it crash-landed in the Amazon jungle, killing 37.
TANS airline said wind shear Tuesday afternoon may have forced the pilot's emergency landing attempt, making TANS Peru Flight 204 the world's fifth major airline accident this month and August the deadliest month for airline disasters in three years.
Belevan said three missing people might include survivors from Pucallpa who returned to their homes after the crash without receiving medical assistance.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2005-08-23-peru-crash_x.htm   (1165 words)

 pucallpa to cruzeiro do sul / amazonia west - The HUBB
Pucallpa is kind of the end of the road.
The gap between pulcallpa and boqeuiroa(border)is described as a two day riverjourney from pucallpa and than a a trek to the jungle to the beginning of the road on the border.
Pucallpa is a bit mad but its an ok place - didn't see or hear anything when I was there about a road out of town towards Brasil.
www.horizonsunlimited.com /hubb/south-and-central-america-mexico/pucallpa-cruzeiro-do-sul-amazonia-11919   (459 words)

 Pucallpa Peru
In April 2000 I went to Pucallpa Peru (see map) to meet a small company with a new extraction and harvesting plan with the Shipibo-Conibo Indians that met all the new Peruvian government regulations.
When we arrived at Nuevo Peru I was surprised when several of the children ran away and hid when they saw me. Jose explained that they had never seen a white woman before (nor had he for that matter) and told me the old local legend about the "Pishtacos" or Palo Cabos (pale heads).
It was an old story told to children about large white women with pale skin and hair (no wonder) who came into the forest and hunted Indian children, killing them to boil their fat down to oil which they ate.
www.leslietaylor.net /peru/pucallpa.htm   (1024 words)

 Pucallpa - David Abenzur Rengifo Interna - Pucallpa - Peru - - ATI, Air Transport Intelligence - ATI — Air Transport ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Investigators in Peru have recovered the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) from the wreckage of the TANS Boeing 737-200 that crashed on August 22 near the city of Pucallpa.
Peruvian privatisation agency Proinversion is closing in on a final proposal to privatise an initial group of 11 regional airports in the country under 25-year concession schemes.
Peru is approaching the final stage of a repeatedly delayed tender process covering contracts to run its principal regional airports in the north and the east of the country to private operators.
www.rati.com /APLANDING_16024.htm   (316 words)

 Pucallpa to Iquitos on a Riverboat Fantasy, Pucallpa, Peru   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The recent movie based on Che Guevara’s motorcycle trip around South America, The Motorcycle Diaries, depicts the young Che and his pal taking a boat trip from Pucallpa, Peru, to Iquitos and on into the Amazon to live at a leper colony.
The trip started on a cargo boat in Pucallpa, Peru’s most easterly outpost town situated fairly deep in the jungle.
By the time the boat pulled out of Pucallpa, and the Peruvian military had done their half-assed check for lifejackets, it was 2 hours after the “scheduled” departure time — but what did we care?
www.traveljournals.net /stories/6124.html   (1331 words)

 The Seattle Times: Nation & World: 58 survive Peru plane crash
PUCALLPA, Peru — Trudging through knee-deep mud in a hailstorm, at least 58 people escaped a flaming Peruvian airliner that splintered as it crash-landed in the Amazon jungle, killing 37.
TANS airline said wind shear Tuesday may have forced the pilot's emergency-landing attempt in a marsh near the Pucallpa airport, making TANS Peru Flight 204 the world's fifth major airline accident this month and August the deadliest month for airline disasters in three years.
The Boeing 737-200 was carrying 98 people, including six crew members, on a domestic flight from the Peruvian capital of Lima to Pucallpa, company spokesman Jorge Belevan said yesterday.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/nationworld/2002451437_peru25.html   (593 words)

 Pucallpa Travel Blogs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533.
After a dozen years of military rule, Peru returned to democratic leadership in 1980, but experienced economic problems and the growth of a violent insurgency.
With the house construction, and going to and from Pucallpa with loads of materials, it has been a month of work which I know will pay off shortly.
www.travelblog.org /South-America/Peru/Pucallpa   (720 words)

 Don Marcial, maestro curandero: Ayahuasca ceremonies and diets in Pucallpa, Peru
There is still Malaria in the Pucallpa region -- there are occasional cases of Malaria amongst the locals, although don Marcial says that no-one in his (large) family has had it.
Given the restrictions of the diet, about the only options remaining are to be careful, and to wear clothes that cover as much of the body as possible when going outside.
The other thing is keeping the communication channels open, because as a Shipibo, brought up with a completely different way of life, don Marcial cannot always guess correctly what a foreigner is needing or is accustomed to.
uazu.net /sc/marcial   (2163 words)

 USATODAY.com - American and new husband survived deadly Peru crash   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Monica Glenn and William Zea were heading off to their honeymoon after an elegant wedding a week ago.
They were excited about their visit to Peru's Amazon jungle region.
Instead, they found themselves hospitalized in Lima and being treated for burns after their Peruvian airliner crash-landed Tuesday in a jungle swamp near the city of Pucallpa, killing 35 passengers and four of the plane's six crew members.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2005-08-27-peru-american_x.htm   (839 words)

 Pucallpa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pucallpa is also the terminus for a 76km long oil pipeline from the Ganso Azul oilfields in the southwest.
The Alexander von Humboldt and Biabo-Cordillera Azul National Forests are located just to the west of Pucallpa.
TANS Peru Flight 204 crash, August 23, 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pucallpa   (298 words)

 Peru Travel
Even if the person asking you seems like a nice person, you never know what they would be carriying in those bags (you know...drugs) and you end up being responsible.
It is so common in Peru and of course most likely they raise up the price just because you are a tourist.
Check out Tans Peru, they do go to Pucallpa and they have a daily flight at 2:45pm.
travel.peru.com /travel/english/message_boards/detallePregunta.asp?cPreg=6058   (216 words)

 Pucallpa travel information for your Peru vacation.
A visit to downtown Pucallpa and a ride to Yarinacocha Lake and San Francisco village.
After this fascinating experience, you return to Contamana and go upstream by boat on the Ucayali River.
You arrive at Pucallpillo Port in Pucallpa around 18:00p.m.
www.peru4u.com /peru_tour_peru_vacation_travel_to_peru/peru_tours/pucallpa.html   (394 words)

 TANS Peru Flight 204 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On 23 August 2005, a Peruvian jetliner, Boeing 737-200 carrying approximately 98 people crashed near Pucallpa, Peru.
It was the fifth major plane crash of August 2005, and the second major crash of a TANS Peru flight in slightly over two years.
Peru jet crashes in jungle, at least 40 dead (Reuters)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/TANS_Peru_Flight_204   (231 words)

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Solar Eclipses in the period 1501 CE to 2100 CE Location: Pucallpa, Peru
A total of 174 solar eclipses are visible from Pucallpa in the period 1501 CE to 2100 CE.
Diagrams showing the configuration of the eclipse including the local circumstances are given in the following table.
www.eclipse.org.uk /eclipse/Pucallpa_Peru.html   (139 words)

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