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· July, 2009

Stories about Peru from July, 2009

Peru: Oral Storytelling Festival in August

The 3rd National Festival of Oral Storytelling will take place throughout the month of August in Lima and Lambayeque, Peru. Elizabeth Lino Cornejo of Te Voy a Contar [es] writes...

Peru: The “Sport” of Dog Poisoning

Barbara Drake, an ex-pat from the United States, who writes at the blog An American in Lima posts about the risks a dog faces by simply the fact of living...

Peru: An Exhibition of Art and Video Games

Juan Carlos Luján of Sin Papel [es] reports on an exhibition in Lima, Peru of art and video games.

Peru: Ex-President Fujimori Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison

Peruvian ex-president Alberto Fujimori was sentenced to 7 years in prison for corruption writes César Reyna of Reserva Moral [es].

Peru: The Move of Bolivian Textile Companies

Renatto of Real Politik [es] writes about the move of Bolivian textile companies to neighboring Peru to take advantage of its Free Trade Agreement with the United States, after Bolivia...

Peru: Economic Impact of Canceling Events Due to H1N1 Virus

In order to slow down the spread of the H1N1 virus, the Peruvian government is considering canceling events in which a large number of people congregate such as the upcoming...

Peru: More Conflicts in Cajamarca

In Peru, Francisco Canaza of Apuntes Peruanos [es] tells the story of two social conflicts in the Cajamarca region. He is concerned about the number of injured as a result...

Peru: Bloggers Targeted by Hackers

Disagreements between bloggers and their readers may often take place within the comments section, and can continue in the form of debate and discussion. However, for some Peruvian bloggers, some...

Peru: Informing the Public About H1N1 Virus

El Blog de Que Tal Raza [es] writes about the recent deaths due to the H1N1 virus in Peru and hopes that the Health Ministry finds the right balance between...

Peru: New Incan Road Discovery

In Peru, new Incan Road has been discovered by Project Ukhupacha, which has been working near the Machu Picchu location writes Isabel Guerra of Living in Peru.

Peru: Crazy Combi Facebook Game

Carlos del Carpio of Gran Combo Club [es] writes about a popular Peruvian game called Crazy Combi on Facebook. Its popularity has apparently lowered productivity in the workplace due to...

Blogger of the Week: Gabriela García-Calderón

Gabriela García Calderón may be the star translator of Global Voices in Spanish. She translates on a daily basis for our publications, and as if that weren't enough, she still...

Peru: Dangerous Polarization

Susana Villarán writes about the “dangerous polarization [es]” that is taking place in Peruvian society and politics, including how some independent bloggers are being categorized on one end of the...

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