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Congressman Questioned Over Ties to Mexican Drug Traffickers

Congressman Questioned Over Ties to Mexican Drug Traffickers

A Peruvian congressman is coming under pressure for his alleged ties to Mexican drug traffickers following a record cocaine seizure. Congressman Jose Leon, a prominent member of former President Alejandro Toledo’s Peru Posible party, rented a house he owns in the northern coastal town of Huanchaco, outside Trujillo, to people […]

Archaeologists Find Temple Used by Ancient Shark Hunters

Archaeologists Find Temple Used by Ancient Shark Hunters

Archaeologists in northern Peru have found a temple that was used by fishermen who set out to sea to hunt sharks over 3,000 years ago, according to daily El Comercio. The temple was unearthed in Pampas Gramalote, a community near Huanchaco, a fishing and surfing hub located just north of Trujillo in […]

Huanchaco farmers encouraged to take on hydroponic farming to save water

The city of Huanchaco has launched a hydroponic pilot project to help local farmers grow lettuce, radishes and other crops and, most importantly, to save water. Only 350,000 milliliters of water will be needed to grow 250,000 lettuces, while regular farming techniques require 20 million liters of water to produces […]

by · July 4, 2009 · 0 comments · Agro, Environment