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· October, 2007

Stories about Peru from October, 2007

Peru: Continuing Investigation into Allegations Against Toledo

El Blog de Morsa [ES] is not sure who to believe in regards to the ongoing investigation into allegations that former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo raped a young woman.

Peru: Help for a Sick Nephew

Tan sólo unas burbujas [ES] asks blog readers for help and asks for doctor recommendations to help her very sick nephew in Lima, Peru.

Peru: Memories, Re-encounters and Roots

Alejandro of Peru Food writes a in-depth summary post titled “Memories, Re-encounters, Roots” regarding his recent trip to his native Peru.

Peru: Census Day

On Sunday, October 21, Peruvians were counted as part of the National Census. However, with such a massive undertaking, problems would surely arise. Bloggers reported inexperienced census-takers, a lack of...

Peru: Religion Question on Census

Eduardo Villanueva of Casi Un Blog Mk. II [ES] is puzzled by the Peruvian census question that asks about religion and writes, “I do not want to, nor do I...

Peru: Purchase of OLPC Computers

Desde El Tercer Piso [ES] reflects upon the Peruvian government's decision to participate in the One Laptop Per Child project with the purchase of 40,000 XO computers.

Peru: Señor de los Milagros Procession

Juan Arellano of Globalizado [ES] publishes photos of the Señor de los Milagros (Lord of the Miracles) religious procession in Lima, Peru.

Americas: The Kick Off for World Cup Qualifiers

The road to the World Cup South Africa 2010 began this past weekend in South America. The Global Voices Latin American team joined forces to bring you reactions from across...

Peru: Problems With the Census

With the latest Peruvian census scheduled for October 21, Jose Alejandro Godoy of Desde El Tercer Piso [ES] writes that there are still unresolved issues such as the lack of...

Peru: Bloggers React to Gore Announcement

Juan Arellano of Globalizado [ES] provides the latest reaction by Peruvian bloggers regarding the announcement of Al Gore as the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.

Peru: How the Media Handled the Allegations Against Toledo

A Peruvian Congressman made allegations against former President Alejandro Toledo that he was involved in a rape of a young woman. Even though subsequent contradictory statements from the alleged victim...

Peru: Forced Sterilization Investigation Reopened

Jose Alejandro Godoy of Desde El Tercer Piso [ES] writes about the reopening of the investigation of forced sterilizations during the Fujimori administration in Peru.

Peru: Toledo and Humala Meet

Reports from Peru state that former president Alejandro Toledo and the runner up in the most recent election, Ollanta Humala recently met and could be forming an unlikely alliance. Silvio...

Peru: Superman at Machu Picchu

Superman meditates at the

Peru: Protest For and Against Fujimori

Gran Combo Club [ES] writes about recent anti- and pro-Fujimori protests in Lima.

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