Archive for February, 2014

International Analysis: Canada, the Newest Front in the War On Science

By Michael Mann — The Mark News — In early 2013, the government of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper introduced new science communications procedures that threatened the publication rights of an American scientist who had been working in the Arctic with Canadian researchers since 2003. This was the first time […]

Peru Seeks to Renew Coffee Crops After Roya Outbreak

The Ministry of Agriculture has initiated a plan to improve coffee plantations this year after they were hit hard by a plant-eating rust. In its 2014 Coffee Plan, the ministry is to prioritize the use of coffee seeds that are more resistant to the  disease, known as roya in Latin […]

by · February 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Agro, Business
Humala Visits Qatar in Final Stop of Middle East Trip

Humala Visits Qatar in Final Stop of Middle East Trip

President Ollanta Humala was in Doha this Thursday, on the final stop of his visit to the Middle East, to meet with the Emir of Qatar, Sheik Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, and the CEO of the Qatar Investment Authority, Ahmad Mohamed Al- Sayed. Meetings also included talks with the ministers […]

Shining Path Attacks Natural Gas Pipeline Camp

Peru’s Armed Forces said Monday that remnants of the Shining Path rebel group attacked a natural gas work camp in the country’s southern Cusco region. The attack occurred in the district of Echarate and was aimed at a camp for workers of Transportadora de Gas del Peru, a consortium that […]