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Peru mulls replacing aged air force jets

LIMA, March 26 (UPI) -- Peru is in talks with Spain and warplane suppliers as part of a low-budget plan to replace ageing air force aircraft with second-hand Eurofighters and other comparable fighters.

Peru industrial pollution feeds conflict

LIMA, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Peru's industrial progress is proving costlier than expected as protests widen over industrial pollution, contamination of underground water resources and lead poisoning.

Peru to upgrade fast aging air force jets

LIMA, May 21 (UPI) -- Peru is going ahead with a $266 million upgrade of its fast aging combat aircraft while it considers how to keep its air force up to speed with changing technologies and modern warfare requirements.

Peru charges former President Toledo

LIMA, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- A Peruvian judge has charged former President Alejandro Toledo with forging signatures and documents in connection with the 2000 presidential election.

Outgoing Peruvian president blasts Chavez

LIMA, June 9 (UPI) -- Peru's departing President Alejandro Toledo has announced that when he leaves office he will struggle against leftist populism.

Peru accuses Venezuela of election meddling

LIMA, May 30 (UPI) -- Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo has accused his Venezuelan counterpart, Hugo Chavez, of meddling in Peruvian politics.

Peruvians seek change in policies

LIMA, April 9 (UPI) -- As President Alejandro Toledo's term ends, Peruvians say they have seen small gains in the global marketplace, the Washington Post reported.

Peru: President asks for Cabinet to resign

LIMA, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo asked his entire Cabinet to resign Thursday after Prime Minister Carlos Ferrero resigned, El Comercio reported online.

Peru: President leaves scandal behind

LIMA, May 23 (UPI) -- Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo is heading for the Middle East and China after avoiding criminal charges connecting him with voter fraud.

Toledo calls for a 'human' globalization

BRASILIA, Brazil, May 10 (UPI) -- Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo, attending a Brazilian summit of South American and Arab nations, called Tuesday for globalization to have "a human face."

Peru finds president guilty of vote fraud

LIMA, May 3 (UPI) -- Peruvian lawmakers decided Tuesday President Alejandro Toledo was involved in the falsification of voter signatures for the last presidential election.

Peru pressident to cooperate in probe

LIMA, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Peru President Alejandro Toledo says he will cooperate with an investigation into a possible signature forging scandal leading up to his election.

Peru: 1st sister mired in election scam

LIMA, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- The sister of Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo could face eight years in prison for her alleged involvement in an election scandal, authorities said Friday.

Peruvian workers strike nationwide

LIMA, July 14 (UPI) -- Peruvians took to the streets Wednesday in a general strike against President Alejandro Toledo's economic policies.

President Toledo announces Dec. 7 summit

QUITO, Ecuador, July 13 (UPI) -- Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo says the next meeting of leaders of Andean nations will be held Dec. 7, 2004, in the high plains of Machu Picchu.
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