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· April, 2007

Stories about Peru from April, 2007

Peru: Tributes to a Peruvian Poet

At the age of 61, Peruvian poet José Watanabe succumbed to cancer and left behind many admirers of his work. The son of a Japanese immigrant father and a Peruvian...

Peru: Wolfy Passes Away

Alejandro of the Peru Food blog breaks the tragic news that blogger and “lover of Peru” Wolfgang “Wolfy” Becker died of a heart attack in Lima on April 20. Becker...

Peru: Machu Picchu, One of the 7 Wonders of the World?

Choloblog [ES] is drawn into the debate whether Peru's prized tourist attraction, the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu, should be voted as one of the 7 Wonders of the World....

Getting to Know Global Voices’ Latin America Team

Some of the very best weblogs from around Latin America hardly ever receive mention on Global Voices. That's because their authors are also contributors here and spend most of their...

Peru: What Didn't Fit in Print

Freelance reporter C. J. Schexnayder paddled deep into the heart of the Peruvian rain forest to profile indigenous rights activist Julio Cusurichi for the San Francisco Chronicle. In his Klephblog,...

Peru: Peruvian Student Killed in VT Massacre

Peruvian bloggers have been mourning the loss of Daniel Pérez Cueva, a Peruvian student who was killed in the Virginia Tech shooting. The party blog of the Popular American Revolutionary...

Peru: Photo-Blogger Meetup

Juan Arellano links to some of the resulting photography from Lima's inaugural photoblogger meetup last month. Not to worry if you missed out, the next one is right around the...

Visiting the Peruvian Blog Village

This time around we'll visit some blogs that we haven't seen before. Blogs of another type; the sort that perhaps do not catch you attention at first glace if your...

Peru: Interview with Photojournalist Jaime Razuri

You may recall the happy ending to the kidnapping saga of Peruvian Photojournalist Jaime Razuri while he was on assignment in Gaza. “Freed, unharmed, on Jan. 7 … the incident...

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