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· February, 2008

Stories about Peru from February, 2008

Peru: Stray Dogs in Iquitos

Juan Arellanos of Globalizado [es] introduces the organization called Amazon Care, which takes care of stray dogs and attempts to find new homes for them in Iquitos, Peru.

Peru: Nude Cyclist Protest

Carlos García of La Cofradía [es] will participate in a gathering of nude cyclists, who will take to the streets on March 8th to protest against “how cyclists are unprotected...

Peru: Earthquake Area Abandoned

Six months after the earthquake destroyed a large part of the Peruvian cities of Pisco, Ica and other nearby cities, Juan Sheput of Mate Pastor [es] states that most of...

Peru: Blog Devoted to Capital City

Vivir Lima [es] is a new blog site devoted to events, activities and stories about the Peru's capital city.

Peru: National Treasures – Pisco Sours, Ceviche and Cumbia

Peru is often known for its archaeological treasures such as Machu Picchu. Others point to its natural and ecological treasures of the Amazon or Andes Mountains. Some bloggers have taken...

Peru: The Return of Alejandro Toledo

Former president Alejandro Toledo is back in Peru for a few days, and Juan Sheput of Mate Pastor [es] is pleased, and indicated that his presence as a professor at...

Discovering the Peruvian Carnival

The author of Tordesilhas [pt], a blog by a Brazilian living in Lima, is surprised to discover that there is a beautiful tradition of carnival in Peru. In this post,...

Juliana Rincón: A multi-tasking blogger

Meet Juliana Ricón Parra, a multi-tasking blogger from Peru, now living in Colombia. She has been a Global Voices Author for two years and has just started a new role...

Peru: Decorative Philosophy on Public Transportation

Sentimiento Combi [es] is a new Peruvian blog that collects photographs of decorative text on the sides and windows of combis, which are buses and cars used for public transportation...

Peru: The Fascination with Cuy

Alejandro at Peru Food writes about all of the curiosity and fascination with cuy. This rodent, also known as a guinea pig, is a popular dish in the Andes and...

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