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· May, 2008

Stories about Peru from May, 2008

Peru: Café Tacuba in Lima

Laslo Rojas of Sintonizando [es] posts videos and photos of the recent concert by the Mexican band Café Tacuba in Lima, Peru.

Peru: Rate of Poverty Reduction Difficult to Believe

Juan Sheput of Mate Pastor [es] and other analysts are doubting the Peruvian National Statistic and Information Institute's announcement that poverty has decreased 5.2% over the course of the past...

Peru: Andean Film Conference in Arequipa

Gabriel Quispe of Cinencuentro [es] provides information regarding the next Andean Film Conference to be held in Arequipa May 29-31. The gathering will show examples of “the regional filmmaking, where...

Peru: Lima Plays Host to Regional Summit

Lima, Peru recently played host to the 5th Latin America - European Union summit, which aims to address some of the pressing matters of the region. Peruvian bloggers provide their...

Peru: Little Coverage About Languages Day

Isabel Guerra of Palabras Van y Vienen [es] writes that very little was written by Peruvian bloggers about Languages Day held last month.

Peru: Too Much Media Attention Given to Tula Rodríguez

De La Selva Su Web [es] is repulsed by the excess attention given by the media (including blogs) to the pregnancy of Tula Rodríguez, a well-known model and host on...

Peru: Scam Leads Readers to Believe of War With Chile

Eduardo Villanueva of Casi Un Blog Mk II [es] writes about a phishing scam that attempts to lead readers to believe that Chile declared war on neighboring Peru.

Peru: Decrees May Make it Easier to Arrest Protesters

Peruvians are concerned with recent presidential decrees, which critics say, will make it easier for the military to arrest protesters and will be a blow to human rights in the...

Peru: 200 Years of Lima Cemetery

The “Presbítero Maestro” cemetery in Lima celebrates its 200th anniversary and Javier Vargas of Deveritas [es] posts colorful photos about its “beautiful tombstones, mouments and mausoleums adorned with marble sculptures...

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