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· July, 2006

Stories about Peru from July, 2006

Peru: Workshop on Blogs and Journalism

Jose Antonio Vilca summarizes his participation in the Workshop Seminar of Blogs and Journalism (ES) held at the National Association of Journalists of Peru.

Much Ado About Lay Fung in Peru

The case of “Lay Fung,” [often written “Lay Fun”] a 4-year old Rottweiler watchdog that had been accused of murdering a suspected car thief in the parking lot he was...

Peru: Localized Ubuntu

Lima-based blog Sin Papel says there is no reason to buy a pirated version of Windows XP (ES) now that Peruvians have their own localized version of Ubuntu Linux. 100...

Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador: Indian Interest

Massimiliano Cali is surprised to read that, shortly after the nationalization of the natural gas sector, “the Bolivian government is set to approve a US$ 2.3bn bid by two Indian...

Peru: 222 Megapixels of Machu Picchu

J.Francisco Canaza points readers to a 222 megapixel photograph of Machu Picchu.

Peru: Cuisine Today and Yesterday

Diana Zorrilla Ríos takes a look at how Peruvian food has evolved over the past century (ES).

Peru: “Rottweiler That Bit Thief Should Not Be Put To Death.

Alex Celi, a Peruvian blogger, finds in ludicrous that a guard dog could be put to death for biting a burglar (ES).

Web 2.0 world tour – blogging in Peru

Hewlett-Packard Vice President Eric Kintz, with the help of his colleague Jorge Luis Revilla, takes a look at the state of blogging in Peru.

Peru: Launching Creative Commons

Daniela Faris has interviewed Oscar Montezuma about the launch of Creative Commons in Peru.

Peru: “Why is Hi5 So Famous?”

In Eastern Europe it's LiveJournal, in Brazil, Orkut. Tinta Fantasma tries to figure out why Hi5 is fast becoming the prevalent social networking site in Peru (ES).

Peru: Jimena Sanchez Velarde

Liz Henry has a great introduction to Peruvian political blogger and lawyer, Jimena Sanchez Velarde.

Peru: Protests Against FTA

Living in Peru has first-hand account of recent protests against the US-Peru free trade agreement in Arequipa and Lima.

French Guiana/World Cup: Brazil or France?

From French Guiana on the South American continent near Brazil, Carnet de Guyane writes (Fr) about allegiances during today's Brazil v. France soccer match: “Those who are French support France,...

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