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· October, 2006

Stories about Peru from October, 2006

Peru: Oktoberfest in Lima

Alejandro introduces readers to the recent phenomenon of Oktoberfest in Lima, Peru: “Five years ago, a group of German expats living in Peru decided to celebrate the traditional Oktoberfest. Little...

Bolivia: Border Military Bases and Internal Conflicts

The treaty between Bolivia and Venezuela to build military facilities on the borders with Paraguay, Chile, Perú, and Brasil is being discussed in political blogs from Perú and Chile. Chilean...

Peru: El Señor de los Milagros

Klephblog explains the importance and history of Peru's El Señor de los Milagros: “There is, perhaps, nothing more Peruvian than The Lord of Miracles. For almost the whole month of...

Peru: Tribute to Valentín Paniagua

Former Peruvian president, Valentín Paniagua passed away early Monday morning. Juan Arellano has compiled a list of Peruvian weblogs paying tribute to Paniagua [ES] and, later, some accompanying photographs. Living...

Peru: An Ex-President Dies

Libardo Buitrago [ES] writes about the news of the death of ex-President Valentín Paniagua, who died earlier today. The Peruvian president took the helms of the government after the sudden...

Peru: Food: Crema de Zapallo

Another tasty Peruvian recipe, this time Don Ball Carbajal tells us how to make Crema de Zapallo.

Peru: Documentary on Rural Education Competes for Prize

The following post was originally written in Spanish at Cinencuentro. “Camino a la Escuela” (“The Road to School”) competes in the Seed of Tolerance contest of Current TV The director...

Peru: El Banco Financiero Listents to the Blogosphere

A common critique of weblogs is that they have no teeth. “The important insight of a single post gets lost in the overwhelming sea of words,” they say. Or, “sure,...

Peru: Bloggers Reunion in Trujillo

Peruvian bloggers based in Lima are constantly getting together to extend their online interactions offline. Now bloggers based in northern Peru get their chance. Fredy Zegarra describes the Trujillo “Bloggers...

Peru: Across the Andes to Huaraz

Having already bicycled through all of Central America and a good portion of South America, David of A Ride for the Climate explains the concept of horse-assisted bike touring as...

Peru: Fountain of Youth

Is there a Peruvian fountain of youth? Alejandro won't say, but he does provide the daily diet of 107-year-old Rebeca Roa Alva: “The 107-year-old, quechua-speaking Rebeca Roa Alva eats lima...

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