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· January, 2006

Stories about Peru from January, 2006

Recently in Peru

31 January 2006

Here once again to share with you some of what has been published in the Peruvian blogosphere. These days the categories are somewhat mixed up. Blogs that normally post about other things are now writing on politics and thematic blogs are posting personal items. More evidence that in the blogosphere...

Caribbean: The Taíno & Catholicism

31 January 2006

Indigenous issues blog Voice of the Taino people links to an article entitled “Christianity, Capitalism, Corporations, and the Myth of Dominion”, noting that the “Roman” Catholic Church still has not properly addressed the call by the Taíno and other Indigenous Peoples world wide for the revocation of the 1493 Inter-Ceatera...

Andean Countries: Digital Andean Library

25 January 2006

Otto Boye y Arturo Durán introduce (ES) the Digital Andean Library (ES), which makes available to internet users various studies, books, and documents from the Andean countries of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela.

Peru: Festival of Blogs Summed Up

24 January 2006

Juan Arellano sums up (ES) the conversation from last week's third Festival of Blogs, which had the designated topic, “Blogs and Journalism: Together or Apart?” The media's love/hate relationship with blogs seems a recurring theme among the excerpts.

Peru: Presidential Candidate, Ollanta Humala

23 January 2006

Un Lobo en Perú profiles Peruvian presidential candidate, Ollanta Humala whose popularity among registered voters has soared in recent months. Maxwell A. Cameron writes that Humala has been implicated in human rights abuses which took place in 1992.

Peru: Political Blogs

20 January 2006

Juan Arellano reviews (ES) two Peruvian political blogs as the election season heats up. Peru Election 2006 is written in English and Spanish by political science students at the University of British Columbia. Perú Político is written solely in Spanish by two Peruvian and one German political science students with...

Peru: Festival of Blogs

18 January 2006

BlogsPerú has brought back the festival of blogs (ES) where one topic is chosen for all of the community to blog about. This festival's theme is “Blogs and Journalism,” which will be discussed until the festival closes on Friday. A summary of the discussion will be published.

Peru: 93 Days Until Election

13 January 2006

In her new English-language weblog, Morena Writes, Diana Zorrilla Ríos posts a translation of her pre-election update entitled “93 Days Left.”

Peru Recently

13 January 2006

After a while of blogging inactivity, I'm back. And nothing better to start with than summaries of what happenned in 2005. Franc of Apuntes Peruanos at Perú en los blogs 2005 does it, even though its not a completely in-depth look, its worth the effort (By the time this post...

Peru: Election Analysis

11 January 2006

Fabiola Bazo calls Ricardo Uceda's article, “Peru’s election: a second leap into the void?” an “astute analysis.”

Blogs in Peru, 2005

10 January 2006

The following year-end review was originally written in Spanish by J.Francisco Canaza of Lima on his blog, Apuntes Peruanos. Translation by Patrick Hall. In the past year two new services focused on Peruvian blogs have appeared: the first was, which began operating in January of 2005, and which is...

Blogging in Exile

7 January 2006

The following article was originally written in Spanish by Sebastian Delmont, a Venezuelan native who now lives and blogs in New York City. It was published in the first (and only) issue of Weblog Magazine, but is also available at Delmont's second blog, Zona Geek. Following the article, I will...

Peru: New Blog Aggregator

4 January 2006

Blogofilia (ES) is a new Peruvian aggregator which selects about five posts each day from around the Peruvian blogosphere.

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