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· August, 2009

Stories about Peru from August, 2009

Peru: Alberto Pizango Wanted by Interpol

Peru: Contamination in Mining Town La Oroya

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights recently declared the petition admissible against the Peruvian State for committing human rights abuses against the residents of the mining city of La Oroya.

Peru: Proposal Shortens Time for Media to Correct Inexact Information

The Peruvian Congress has begun to debate a bill that shortens the time for “inexact information” to be corrected by the media. Many journalists and bloggers are wondering who will...

Peru: Lawsuit Against Government for Allowing Mining Contamination

Peru: Identifying with Presidential Candidates

Peru: Lack of Reconstruction Two Years After Earthquake

Two years after an earthquake struck Southern Peru, Peruvian bloggers are wondering why reconstruction is taking so long and what happened to all of the donations provided to the affected...

Peru: Robbery of National Geographic Crew in Nasca

Peru: Cold Temperatures Continue in Puno

In Peru, the freezing temperatures in the southern region of Puno have been causing more deaths. There is frustration because donations are not reaching their intended recipients.

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