Piura


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Piu·ra

 (pyo͝or′ə, pyo͞o′rä)
A city of northwest Peru near the Pacific Ocean. Founded by Pizarro in 1532, it is Peru's oldest Spanish settlement.

Piura

(Spanish ˈpjura)
n
(Placename) a city in NW Peru: the oldest colonial city in Peru, founded by Pizarro in 1532; commercial centre of an agricultural district. Pop: 357 000 (2005 est)
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Description : The Regional Government of Piura, has requested technical assistance from UNOPS for the implementation of a project aimed at strengthening the management of tenders relating specifically to the construction of the dam at South Tronera and Trans-Andean tunnel as part of the Special Irrigation and Hydropower Project Alto Piura (PEIHAP)
watch said that "The key events included in the weekly report are: Coffee production has break of at least 30% in Minas Gerais state in Brazil; pest on coffee trees is on an increasing trend in Vietnam; Colombian coffee production rose by 24% in October this year; Pangoa district in Peru to produce 8,620 tons of coffee this year; Regional Directorate of Agriculture delivers support for the development of coffee production chains in Piura city of Peru; ONC and OGEFREM launched an awareness campaign to revitalize the coffee sector in Central Congo of Africa; price of coffee pulped in city of SA[pounds sterling]oJoA[pounds sterling]o da Boa Vista of Brazil fell by 19.
and subsidiaries, a leading Peruvian supplier of cement and construction materials, announced that it has begun commercial production from its new Piura facility.
Landa's resolution urgently requests health officials in Cajamarca, Cusco, Huancavelica, Huanuco, Tumbes, Piura, San Martin, Lambayeque, Lima, and Loreto to provide information about who participated in the Anticoncepcion Quirurgica Voluntaria (AQV) program so they can make statements.
Flowserve Corporation's operations in Rio de Janeiro and Lawrence, Massachusetts, have received orders totaling approximately $18 million (USD) for pumping systems for the Petroperu Talara refinery in Piura, Peru.
For his part, Hussein mentioned that in recent years, Islam also developed in Tacna, Cusco and Piura.
Grana y Montero SAA (Grana y Montero) bagged the "Buena Pro" of the license contracts for 30 years for Block III and IV of Perupetro, located in the Talara basin, in the region of Piura.
Nearly 200 dead sea animals, including dolphins, turtles and pelicans washed up in the Piura region in early November.
Yamunaque was raised in Chulucanas, Piura in a family of potters who made wares for all the different stages of chicha production, a traditional fermented corn beer.
Presentations included opportunities for investment in the country's major infrastructure projects, as well as presentations on the regions of Ica and Piura.
El Peru 21+ met l'accent sur un accident de la route ayant coute la vie a six personnes pres de Piura, alors que +La Republica+ souligne la celebration, samedi, de la journee des peres, notant que le role des hommes dans la societe connaEt des mutations, beaucoup d'entre eux n'hesitant plus a s'acquitter des taches menageres et a s'occuper des enfants, au moment oE de plus en plus de femmes accedent au marche de l'emploi.
Pals James Collier and Ben Humphreys will make their way from Piura to the Sacred Valley in Cuzco along some of the world's toughest roads next month.