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· June, 2009

Stories about Peru from June, 2009

Peru: Interview with Peruvian Books

Juan Arellano of Globalizado [es] interviews the creator of the website Peruvian Books [es], which recently celebrated its fifth anniversary. The site shares information about new books from Peruvian authors...

Peru: Marches of Support in Lima

Twitterer Omar 2312 has photos of the marches of support in Lima, Peru for those in the Amazon region caught up in the conflict with the police. Juan Arellano of...

Latin America: The Problem of Child Labor – Part II

Child labor is a sad reality in Latin America, and often many residents throughout the region become so used to seeing working children that they don't even realize it. Awareness...

Peru: Teenage Web Programmer from Pisco

Juan Carlos Lujan of Sin Papel [es] profiles 19-year-old William Muro, a web programmer from Pisco, Peru, who is now making a living by designing applications for the iPhone.

Peru: Video Interview with Hilaria Supa

Carlos Quiroz interviews Peruvian indigenous Congresswoman Hilaria Supa on video during her recent visit to New York City for the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

Peru: Responsibility for the Casualties in Amazon Conflict

Many bloggers are criticizing Peruvian President Alan García and his government for their failure to enforce treaties and agreements that require the consultation with local communities before any action take...

Peru: Clashes Break Out in the Amazon Region

The continuing tense situation in the Amazon Region of Peru has taken a turn for the worst with reports of clashes between indigenous protestors and the police. These protests have...

Peru: Death Toll Rises From Clashes in Jungle Region

Isabel from Las Burbujas Recargadas [es] is concerned and angry about the recent developments in Peru's northern jungle where the death toll increases from clashes between indigenous communities and the...

Peru: Deteriorating International Relations with Bolivia

In Peru, international relations with its neighbor, Bolivia, has not been the best as of late. Declarations by Bolivian President Evo Morales has called into question Peru's actions regarding its...

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