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· July, 2007

Stories about Peru from July, 2007

26 July 2007

Peru: Deadly City of La Oroya

Peru: Polls, Strikes, and Independence Day

As Peruvian Independence Day approaches on July 28, the atmosphere in Peru is becoming increasingly festive and the Peruvian national colors, red and white, are cropping up everywhere. However, on...

24 July 2007

Peru: Origins of Pisco

22 July 2007

Peru: Protests in Pucallpa Against Increased Fuel Tax

The Peruvian government announced that it will no longer provide tax benefits for fuel for residents of the jungle region of Pucallpa, where they claim the cheaper fuel is trafficked...

13 July 2007

Peru: Bloggers Celebrate Machu Picchu's Selection as a Wonder of the World

The much delayed selection of the “new seven wonders of the world” has finally ended; Machu Picchu, also known as the lost city of the Incas, came in fourth place...

7 July 2007

Peru: National Team Survives and Moves on to Quarterfinals

After a great start to the Copa America football tournament, the Peruvian National Team barely squeaked by after tying neighboring Bolivia. As a result, many Peruvian bloggers took the National...

1 July 2007

Peru: OLPC Presentation in Lima

Alberto Fujimori: Arrested in Chile, Running in Japan, Dreaming of Peru

Alberto Fujimori, the former president of Peru now under house arrest in Chile, has surprised everyone with the announcement that he will run for the Senate in his motherland, Japan....

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