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· February, 2007

Stories about Peru from February, 2007

Peru: A Minister's Departure & War with Chile?

Peru: Thunder in Lima

Waldo of El Mundo de los Pendrejos creates a storm in the comment section when he writes [ES] “I'm in Lima in the early morning and I've heard thunder, supposedly...

Peru: The Bloggies

Right on track with this weekend's Oscar Awards, Mis Otros Dragones presents the Peruvian version of “The Bloggies.” Categories include “best spam”, “best meme”, and even “best avatar.”

February in Lima: Carnival, Day of San Valentin and Politics

Waiting for San Valentín / Esperando a San Valentín A previous summary of the Peruvian blogosphere, dedicated almost entirely to “Operation Audacious Employee,” generated several interesting comments which highlighted certain...

Argentina: Assimilation

After taking a look at Eduardo Galeano's writings about housing for the poor in Buenos Aires at the end of the 19th century, Jeff Barry ponders if today's Bolivian and...

Caught On Camera: Human Rights Video on GV

It has been a bumper few weeks on GV for human rights video, so let's get straight into it… Bandh of brothers… [via Neha] This footage, filmed by Dinesh Wagle,...

Flooding, Pisco, and Free Education

In the last couple weeks there has been flooding and landslides in the beautiful region of Chanchamayo, located in the central jungle of the country. Even though the media have...

Peru: Animator Wins 25K in Contest

La Nuez congratulates [ES] the Peruvian animator Jossie Malis who won US$ 25,000 for his grand prize winning short animation, “Bendito Machine.” According to AniBoom, “Malis's beautiful use of color...

Peru: Seeking Wi-Fi

Pointing to other cities planning municipal wireless internet access like San Francisco, Singapore, and Buenos Aires, Tinta Fantasma asks why there is no similar initiative in Peru [ES]. Meanwhile, Waldo...

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