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· November, 2008

Stories about Peru from November, 2008

Chile: Returning Historical Documents to Peru

The Chilean government recently returned some historical documents that had belonged to Peru. The act was facilitated by the Chilean Office of Libraries, Archives and Museums of which Enzo Abbagliati...

Peru: Against Child Pornography and Prostitution

Juan Arellano of Globalizado [es] is joining in the international campaign against child pornography, and links to some blogs that talk about child prostitution in Peru.

Peru: APEC Summit an Opportunity for the Country

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum will attract 21 member countries to Lima, Peru, which will have the opportunity to put on display its recent economic accomplishments, investment opportunities, as well...

Peru: After-Effects of Mercury Spill in Choropampa

Silvio of Lapicero Digital [es] writes about the lack of news in the Peruvian media about deaths caused by mercury contamination in Choropampa. The recent death of the Mayor of...

Peru: Art Exhibit Depicting Saints Causes Controversy and Possible Censorship

A controversial art exhibit in Lima, Peru portrayed an alternative view of popular Catholic saints. Some were dressed in undergarments and others in modern-day situations. The artist wanted to show...

Peru: President Refuses to Answer Questions from Media Outlet

The blog Pepitas writes about journalist Vilma Escalante claims that Peruvian President Alan García refused to answer her questions because she works the newspaper La Primera, which he called an...

Peru: New Prime Minister Faces Skepticism

After the crisis in the Peruvian cabinet as a result of the scandal involving high-level governmental officials and corruption, President Alan García decided to name a new Prime Minister. Yehude...

Peru: Art Gallery Closing Due to Lack of Licenses

M. Isabel Guerra from Palabras Van y Vienen [es] writes about amodern art expositionfeaturing images of popular Peruvian saints. She also writes about the closing of the gallery by the San...

Peru: The Passing of Yma Sumac

Blogging Somnio [es] writes about the passing of Peruvian sorpano singer Yma Sumac.

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