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  • Chefs roam the globe for fun and research

     Chefs roam the globe for fun and research
    I remember the stories -- L.A. chefs renting fast cars and and doing a Michelin three-star restaurant blitz through France. Ten restaurants in five days. Wallowing in foie gras, truffles, baby lamb, Brittany lobsters and newborn vegetables. Not to mention...
  • Iran urged to halt executions for alcohol consumption

     
    Human Rights Watch has urged Iran to scrap the death penalty for citizens convicted of drinking alcohol following reports that the nation's judiciary has upheld two such sentences. The watchdog called on Iranian authorities to end capital punishment for...
  • U.S. officials say China is reducing purchases of Iranian oil

     
    China has fallen in line with Western efforts to cut back purchases of Iranian oil and will be spared economic punishment threatened under a new round of U.S. sanctions, Obama administration officials said this week....
  • Passengers, flight crew in China foil hijack attempt, police say

     
    Passengers and flight crew helped foil a hijacking attempt Friday in the restive Chinese province of Xinjiang, the official New China News Agency said, citing police....
  • U.N.: Colombian coca and cocaine production shows little change

     
    A U.N. survey indicates Colombia's coca leaf and cocaine production didn't change much in 2011, while comparisons with Peru will have to wait until August....
  • Peru: Alberto Fujimori's daughter is running for president

     
    The daughter of Alberto Fujimori, the jailed former president of Peru, has launched a campaign to claim her dad's old job and is a strong contender in a wide field leading into elections next year. As expected, Keiko Fujimori announced her candidacy...
  • Stocks: What was hot, and not, in foreign markets in 2010

     
    Stocks mostly advanced worldwide in 2010, but there were wide disparities in performance. And the rising tide of global economic recovery didn't lift all boats. Generally, fast-growing emerging-market economies also boasted the hottest equity markets,...
  • 'Soul Surfer's' Ross Thomas shines a light on Peru's indigenous people

     
    Thomas hopes to stop oil companies from encroaching on Peru's indigenous people....
  • Presidential election in Perś: Peruvians in Central Florida could make a difference

     
                                                                                                                    Peruvians from Central Florida will hit the voting polls this Sunday, to choose the next president of their country of origin. More than 7,...
  • Cheapflights.com lists top white-water rafting destinations

     
    It's not really a Florida thing, but it's still cool. And coo, of course, is good in the summer time. With the temperatures warming up, online travel site www.Cheapflights.com  has released its list of Top 10 Whitewater Rafting Destinations.  While the...
  • Humala claims victory in Peru elections, beating the Fujimori name

     
    Former Peruvian military officer Ollanta Humala has been named the winner of Sunday's presidential election, news that briefly sent Peru's stock market into a jittery plunge, reports L.A. Times correspondent Tracy Wilkinson from Lima. Humala ran strong...