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· May, 2006

Stories about Peru from May, 2006

Peru: Voters Safety

Fabiola Bazo describes the measures being taken to ensure peaceful elections this coming Sunday.

Peru: Creative Commons Launch

With exclamation marks of enthusiasm, Derecho y Cultura Libre desde Perú announces the planned launch date for Creative Commons licenses to be June 27th at the iLaw Peru workshop.

Costa Rica, Peru: Same-Sex Marriage Ban and Anti-Homophobia Vigil

Rounding up LGBT news in Latin America, Andrés Duque writes that Costa Rica's Constitutional Court ratified a same-sex marriage ban. An anti-homophobia candlelight vigil will take place in Lima, Peru...

Global Food Blog Report

#1: Viaggi & Sapori, an Italian living in Sweden, goes home in Venice for the weekend. She was invited  to a wedding of a friend: Matrimonio al profumo di muggheto....

Peru: Cucho La Rosa's New Restaurant

Peru Food describes the new restaurant in Pachacámac village by renowned chef Cucho La Rosa.

Peru: Debate, Human Rights, and Food

Alvaro Ruiz-Navajas has a helpful collection of links about last weekend's presidential debate. Jorge Bazo Escudero writes [ES] that Amnesty International “has condemned the blatant ignorance of both presidential candidates...

Peru: A Game of Sapo

Don Ball Carbajal explains the infamous Latin American game of sapo.

Peru: Reactions to Presidential Debate

Maxwell A. Cameron has written an excellent and thorough summary of the presidential debate between Alan Garcia and Ollanta Humala, concluding: “Garcia won on substance, while Humala won on style....

El Salvador, Peru, Mexico, Chile: Internet Day

May 17th was “El Día de Internet,” or “Internet Day” in Latin America and several bloggers offered homages to the World Wide Web. From El Salvador, Hunnapuh asks [ES] “but...

Peru, Chile: Chileans’ Pick for Peru's President

Jorge Bazo Escudero writes that, according to a new poll by a Chilean university, 57% of Chileans would rather see Alan García win Peru's presidential election [ES}. In a related...

Peru: End of 2,000 Years of Tradition

Don Ball Carbaja is back blogging, this time with a photo of Peruvian fishermen from the coastal town of Huanchaco where an anthropology student from Utah spent time writing an...

Peru: Garcia holds comfortable lead, Apoyo poll shows

Both Un Lobo en Peru and Jorge Bazo Escudero (ES) quote a new poll released today that shows Alan García with a comfortable lead over Ollanta Humala. Support for García...

Peru: Another Blogger Suicide

Following an unfortunately established precedent, “Leuzor” of BlogsPerú laments (ES) the suicide of Andres Kishimoto (ES), a blogger described by (ES) El Comercio as “a young 26-year-old psychologist and author...

Peru: Toward the Second Round

And so the elections in Peru have passed, but they will return because they have no officially announced what we all already knew: there will be a second round of...

Mexico, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru: Poll Numbers

Boz has his Latin America Friday poll numbers, Cinco de Mayo version. Three new polls in Mexico show a big change for the upcoming presidential election.

Peru: Chavez and Morales in the Peruvian Elections

Writing from Venezuela, both Miguel Octavio and Daniel Duquenal fear for Peru's political future. Un Lobo en Peru inspires some interesting comments with a post about the Peruvian government's decision...

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