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· March, 2007

Stories about Peru from March, 2007

Peru: Reviews of El Comercio's New Design

30 March 2007

El Comercio, one of Peru's leading newspapers, redesigned their website. Bloggers, no doubt, were quick to pen their opinion. Letra Suelta is glad to see the use of blogs [ES], video, tags, and RSS feeds. Waldo Dominguez points out some early coding hiccups [ES] and claims the redesign is a...

Peru: Football Frenzy

27 March 2007

“Since last Sunday, when Peru’s U-17 youngsters (barely) qualified for the 2007 World Cup hosted by South Korea in August and September, Peruvian football pride has been restored.” Wolfy Becker has more on the football frenzy welcoming back Peru's national youth team. You can see a video of highlights of...

Peru: Plagiarism at Every Level

27 March 2007

There is no doubt about what has captured the attention of many Peruvian bloggers these past two weeks: the plagiarism of a local blog's content by the daily newspaper, La República [ES]. Though this isn't the first time such a thing has happened, this time we find much more repercussion....

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German “Open Music” Band Dedicates a Concert for Peru

21 March 2007

[Editors Note: The following post originally appeared on the weblog of Creative Commons Peru and was translated into english by Juliana Rincón Parra. We've already seen a rural Ecuadorean “techno-folklorist” become an international celebrity by using YouTube and a weblog. Now a small German band is reaching out to bloggers...

Peru: Maid's Rights in Lima

19 March 2007

After a widely publicized protest against the harsh treatment of maids in Peru's beach resort communities, Hypathia's Daughter says the movement for maid's rights made a visit to the upper-class neighborhood of Miraflores in the capital city, Lima.

Peru: The Juntos programme

16 March 2007

The Overseas Development Institute calls the Juntos program “the most ambitious and innovative government attempt at tackling childhood poverty in Peru, a country where two out of three children live below the poverty line and many lack access to basic services.”

Peru: Music: Pedro Novoa

9 March 2007

Thank god it's Friday. Time for some relaxing Trova to wind down for the weekend. Fortunately Creative Commons Peru has posted all of the tracks from Pedro Novoa's latest album “La Estación.”

Peru: Fresh and Clean Design

6 March 2007

Carlos Chang congratulates [ES] fellow Peruvian blogger Luis Alarcón whose website was selected by Smashing magazine as one of “45 Fresh, Clean and Impressive Designs.”

Peru: Journalist Doesn't Recognize Blog Source

2 March 2007

Another case of a Latin American journalist getting a bit too much inspiration from the blogosphere without attribution. Unlike Global Voices contributing author Juan Arellano, the Peruvian daily La República published an article about the online discussions surrounding a hypothetical war between Peru and Chile. Desde el Tercer Piso writes...

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