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· September, 2005

Stories about Peru from September, 2005

Peru: Summary of Virtual Blog Festival

BlogsPerú has a summary [ES] of the First Festival of Blogs: Blogs y Author's Rights, a virtual and well-coordinated discussion throughout the Peruvian blogosphere.

Peru: Bill Passed Encouraging Federal Procurement of Free Software

GROKLAW reports that Peru has passed a bill encouraging the procurement of Free Software by the government. An English translation of the bill itself is also available at the Asociación...

Latin America: Approval Ratings and Campaign Polls

Bloggings by Boz has a comprehensive compilation of presidential approval ratings and campaign polls from around the Americas.

Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru: Explaining the Peace

Autonomia Ya (“Autonomy Already!”) tries to explain why Peru has remained relatively stable [ES] compared to Ecuador and Bolivia's recent chaos.

Peru: Bloggers and Online Radio

As Diana Zorrilla Ríos notes, PeruBlogs is trying out an online radio station where listeners can send their requests via Instant Messenger. They are also looking for more volunteer DJ's,...

Peru: Coverage of Pucallpa Plane Crash

Diana Zorrilla Ríos asks why so few Peruvian blogs mentioned the recent plane crash in the Amazonion town of Pucallpa [es] and concludes that practically all Peruvian blogs are concentrated...

Peru: Internet and Transparency

Marcia Koth de Paredes writes that “civil society organizations in Peru are increasingly active in the use of Internet to promote ‘transparency’ of democratic processes.”

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