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· August, 2006

Stories about Peru from August, 2006

Peru: Peruvian Cuisine in California

Alejandro is inspired to start blogging again after a visit to the Peruvian restaurant, Los Balcones del Peru in Hollywood, Calornia.

Peru: Mining Conflict

Living in Peru on a recent conflict between settlers from Combayo and the neighboring Yanacocha gold mine and its potential effect on foreign investment.

Peru: Download Digital Journalism Presentations

Presentations from the second annual Conference on Digital Journalism held on Friday, August 25 are now available for download (ES).

Ecuador, Peru: Discovery Kids on YouTube

Christian Espinosa describes a nephew who prefers watching Discovery Kids (Lazy Town) on YouTube (ES) rather than the television or the program's own website. Bruno Ortiz has more links on...

Global Food Blog Report #29

#1: Maika's Blog on Haitian Food: "Griot" (pronounced: greee-yo ) a popular Haitian original.  Which is fried pork shoulder accompanied with a spicy hot as habanero cole slaw like condiment...

Blogging the Week in Peru

Este artículo también está disponible es español. These past few days, apart from the appointments of new government employees, it has been President Garcia's dogged persistence in fulfilling some of...

Peru: Floréame

William Wong Garay introduces (ES) his newest initiative, Floréame (ES), a Peruvian-focused, Digg-like community which uses the same open source code as Menéame (ES). It has also been integrated on...

Peru: Ollanta Humala formally charged in ‘Madre Mia’ case

Living in Peru writes that Ollanta Humala has been formally charged in the forced disappearance and homicide of spouses Avila Rivera and Benigno Sullca Castro on June 17, 1992 in...

Peru: Audio of Film Festival Seminars

Did you miss last week's Festival Elcine in Lima, Peru? Not to worry, the audio from the lectures and seminars have all been released for free on the internet, according...

Peru: Music: Remix Culture

Oscar Montezuma introduces Novamlima, the new project of Miki Gonzales. According to Montezuma (ES) the new album is “another glimpse of Peru's remix culture.”

Peru: Blog Day Festivities

Blogday Peru (ES) is the official blog of, you guessed it, Blog Day 2006 in Peru. On August 31st various members of Peru's blogging community will gather at Instituto San...

Peru: Second Annual Digital Journalism Conference

Carlos Chang announces the second annual Conference on Digital Journalism (ES) to be held at the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. The theme of this year's conference, organized by...

Posts from Peru

Some of the recent political news inspired new posts in Peruvian blogs; here are some of them: Jomra takes a look at Quechua in Congress: a small step for a...

Food Blog Report #27

#1: From Stockholm, Sweden: Clivia's Cuisine and her marvelous Swiss chard dolmadas with rice and mushrooms! A gem of a recipe, and it looks delicious… Last week I visited Rosendals...

Peru: Fiestas Patrias

Este artículo también está disponible en español. The National Holidays (“fiestas patrias”) have passed and, with a new ruling government at the helm, let's briefly look at what some of...

Peru: Garcia Inaugurated Toledo Relaxing

Maxwell A. Cameron links to a summary of President Garcia's inaugural speech (ES) while Living in Peru says that former president, Alejandro Toledo is already relaxing at the coastal town...

American Dictionary

There is a persistent myth which says that, save Brazil and a few indigenous communities, Latin America speaks a singular, uniform language. In fact, the Castilian Spanish carried over by...

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