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· May, 2009

Stories about Peru from May, 2009

28 May 2009

Peru: Freezing Temperatures in Puno Result in Children Deaths

While much of Peru and the media has been discussing the 16 confirmed individuals with AH1N1 virus, very little has been mentioned about the 133 children that have recently died...

7 May 2009

Peru: Indigenous Communities Continue Protests

For quite some time, the indigenous communities in the Peruvian Amazon have been mobilized due to attempts by the current government to infringe upon the rights to their ancestral lands....

4 May 2009

Peru: The Switch to Digital Television

Americas: Region Responds to the H1N1 Virus

Even though the epicenter of the H1N1 virus outbreak has been in Mexico, other countries in the region are finding ways to prevent and combat it. Bloggers have been keen...

2 May 2009

Peru: Newspaper Questions Spanish Language Proficiency of Indigenous Congresswoman

The Lima newspaper Correo published a front page story about the low level of Spanish language proficiency by the indigenous Congresswoman Hilaria Supa. As a result, the Peruvian blogosphere put...

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