Example sentences for: peru

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  • Its raison d'être is to publish board games by unknown designers or on "niche" subjects (they have a board game depicting the struggle between Peru's government and the Sendero Luminoso).

  • The only other country with a significant presence in the H-2A program -- Peru -- sends about four hundred workers every year as sheepherders to the Mountain and Western states.

  • [VERBATIM XX, 3, 16] On Lima's (Peru) main square stands an equestrian statue of General San Martin.

  • In South America, El Niño destroys the fishing industry: Peru's economy shrank 5 percent during the '82-'83 El Niño.

  • In Belize the crushed leaf of Petiveria alliacea is put on the dog's nose to improve its ability to follow a scent [ 109 ] . Kojoroot or Kudjuruk ( Petiveria alliacea ) is considered a charm and a medicine for aches, pain, snakebites and respiratory conditions in Dominica, Bolivia, Columbia, Peru and Eastern Nicaragua [ 16 96 53 108 ] . The plant can stimulate the phagocytosis activity of the reticulo-endothelelial system and has antibacterial effects [ 61 108 ] . The plant contains isoarborinol, isoarborinol-cinnamate and sulphide compounds, which give it a smell of onions or garlic [ 86 50 ] . The strong garlic smell may suggest the various uses of the plant (Doctrine of Signatures), however this aspect was not noted in the meticulous data compiled on Middle America [ 86 ] . It is difficult to assess which medicinal properties of the plant could help in making dogs more alert.

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