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· April, 2010

Stories about Peru from April, 2010

Video: Three Latin American Viral Sensations Unite for Israel

Through the Latin American social networks there is a new video spreading like wildfire: it unites three of the most recent viral video sensations in one. Peruvian La Tigresa del...

Peru: Lima Residents Run to Raise Awareness for Water Issues

On April 18, 2010, residents of Lima participated in the Dow Live Earth Run for Water, a 6-km run/walk, which represents the average distance many women and children walk every...

Peru: Terminating Mobile Phone Contracts

Starting July 1, mobile phone users in Peru will have the option to terminate their service contracts without having to complete its duration, should they not be satisfied with the...

Peru: The Chances for Ex-President Alejandro Toledo

The chances for former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo in the 2011 elections are getting better and better, according to Juan Sheput of the blog Mate Pastor [es], who notes Toledo's...

Peru: Ongoing Mining Strike

The national miner's strike has been spreading to other parts of the country, and also resulting in more causalities. The miners are resisting government attempts to implement environmental controls on...

Peru: Imprisoned Police Officers Use YouTube to Call Strike

Through YouTube,  two imprisoned police syndicate leaders managed to send out their calls for a Police strike protesting low salaries on April 5th. Although they are in jail for organizing...

Piola: Latin American Valleys in Web Conference

Last Monday March 29th, the Pio.la project, a platform for online web conferences had the first Latin American Valley web conference, where organizers from the different “Valleys” let everyone else...

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