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· February, 2010

Stories about Peru from February, 2010

Peru: New High School for the Country's Top Students

In early 2009, Peruvian President Alan García announced the creation of a new public high school in Lima that would attract and admit the top students from across the country.

Peru: Police Officer Protest for Higher Salaries

De la Selva su Web On [es] admires the protest of Peruvian police officer Edward Casas, who protested in front of the Ministry of Economy, demanding higher wages for all...

Video: Mobile Libraries of the World

The mobile library has become a staple in many library systems, bringing books to those who cannot access the libraries themselves. However, in many places due to bad road conditions...

Peru: Cusco Bloggers Cover the Rain Disaster

After two weeks of heavy rain and non-stop rainfall, and following floods of Cusco, Puno and Apurímac, the citizen media has thoroughly covered the disaster in South Peru.

Video: Peruvian Cuisine on the Net

Peruvian food is considered one of the most diverse foods in the world, due in part to the varied geography of the region, the blending of different cultures into iconic...

Peru: La Teta Asustada Nominated for Oscar

The blogs Sophimanía [es] and Habla Sonia Luz [es] are extremely proud that for the first time in history, a Peruvian film has been nominated for an Oscar for the...

Peru: Aid and Rescue for Flood Victims in Cusco

The situation in Cusco, Peru remains difficult as the rains have not ceased. Aid is being distributed, but many are calling for more transparency. There have even been reports that...

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