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· August, 2007

Stories about Peru from August, 2007

28 August 2007

Peru: An Opportunity for the Country

In the aftermath of the earthquake in Peru, some bloggers have continued to wonder who is to blame for the disappearance in aid and the sensationalist nature of the coverage....

Peru: The Profile of the President's Son

26 August 2007

Indians blog to defend against illegal logging along the Brazil-Peru Frontier

The Ashaninkas are the largest indigenous group in the Peruvian Amazon and differently from the majority of the South American original dwellers, their cultural identity is greatly preserved. Apart from...

23 August 2007

Peru: Remembering Pisco

20 August 2007

Peru: Fragile Tourist Destinations

Peru: Collection of Goods in Lima

Peru: Bloggers From Ica

The city of Ica was particularly hit hard by the recent Peruvian earthquake. Many of the updates and calls for solidarity came from bloggers based in the metropolis of Lima....

Peru: Lost Cultural Treasures

19 August 2007

Peru: Post-Quake Chaos

The recent devasting earthquake that struck Peru brought out a wave of activity among Peruvian bloggers. Some wrote and documented what they felt when the seismic activity struck, whie others...

17 August 2007

Peru: Where To Help Victims of Earthquake

Peru: Online Earthquake Coverage

When disaster hits, many look to television or radio to get their news. However, in Peru, many look to the internet to find out the latest information. Within minutes, the...

14 August 2007

Peru: Film Festival Poster Brings Cries of Racism

A poster advertising the 2007 Lima Film Festival featured an illustration of several lighter skinned Peruvians, typical of the crowd that the festival might attract. However, one additional attendee on...

Peru: Printed Maritime Map Causes Tensions