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· March, 2006

Stories about Peru from March, 2006

Peru: Presidential Election

Taking a break from the usual tech focus, Patrice introduces his readers to Sunday's elections in Peru, noting that they will probably lead to a second round runoff. Peru Election...

Bolivia, Chile: Who Invented the Potato?

Maria Passo has a long list of what she believes are Peruvian cultural inventions that have been “stolen” by Chile. One commenter, Danica says jokingly, “chile sucks. I'm bitter. gimme...

Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, Colombia, Nicaragua, Mexico: Poll Numbers

Punctual as always, Boz has his Friday poll numbers from across Latin America.

Peru, Mexico, Venezuela: Election Influence

Jefferson Morley takes a look at how Venezuelan president, Hugo Chavez is influencing elections in Mexico and Peru in his roundup of the Latin American press.

Peru: Anti-gay Comments by Presidential Candidate's Mother

Andrés Duque, noting the recent changes in the presidential polls, says that Peru's LGBT community is worried about what a Humala victory would mean for them. Humala's mother was recently...

Peru: Humala in the Lead

Boz has posted his weekly poll numbers from across Latin America with three new polls that have Peruvian leftist, Ollanta Humala in the lead. Peru Election 2006 has graphics illustrating...

Peru: Citizen Reporting

In a post entitled, “Me, a Citizen Journalist?” (ES) Juan Arellano posts a screenshot of a photograph of his which was featured on the Citizen Journalism section of the major...

Peru: Second Round Scenarios

Noting that nearly 50% of Peru's registered voters are under 35, Peru Election 2006 examines possible scenarios for a second round of voting. Un Lobo en Perú concentrates on the...

Peru: Bloggers Meetup

It's the event that Peruvian bloggers have been waiting for says “Leuzor:” the next bloggers meetup, which will take place on Saturday, March 25th in Lima. From the comments, it...

Bolivia, Peru, Colombia: Coca

A small Andean plant which was once used to flavor Coca-Cola, continues to make waves across the Western Hemisphere. Niko Kyriakou, writing from Caracas, describes the cultural and legal differences...

Peru: Humala Bounces Back in New Polls

Both Leftside and Justin Delacour mention leftist presidential candidate, Ollanta Humala's recent bounce-back in pre-election polls. Fabiola Bazo quotes pollster Alfredo Torres in saying that whichever candidate is able to...

¡Feliz Día de la Mujer!

You certainly don't need to speak Spanish to feel the raised hairs on your neck as you watch this moving video, edited by Argentine blogger Malearg, which recounts the progress...

Latin American Voices

Time to take a trip through Latin America to see what Spanish-language bloggers are talking about. By far, the most linked-to post comes from Eduardo Arcos, a native of Ecuador...

Peru: Another Americas Female President?

Taylor Kirk of The Latin Americanist and Tyler Bridges of The Miami Herald both have great posts on Peruvian presidential candidate, Lourdes Flores who – if the polls are correct...

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