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· May, 2010

Stories about Peru from May, 2010

Peru: The Return of the Indigenous Leader Alberto Pizango

After more than 11 months in exile in Nicaragua following the events and conflicts in the region of Bagua, indigenous leader Alberto Pizango returned to Peru on May 26, sparking...

Peru: Bribes, Cops and Video

Peru: Film “Octubre” Wins at Cannes Film Festival

Peru: Schoolgirl Questions US First Lady About Immigration Reform

During a recent visit to a Maryland school, US First Lady Michelle Obama received a question from a schoolgirl of Peruvian descent, who asked why people without immigration papers were...

Peru: The Preference for Afro-Peruvians at Funeral Services

The funeral industry in Peru appears to be cornered by Afro-Peruvians, where clients specifically request and prefer their services. Many are wondering whether this might be reverse-discrimination against other ethnicities.

Latin America: Internet Day Festivities Across Region

Internet Day is an event that started in Spain in 2005 and has been spreading throughout the world thanks to the United Nations, which designated May 17 as the World...

Peru: Lima Electric Train Project Resumes

Video: Kids News Network turns to web

Through the Kids News Network in different countries throughout the world, children now have the opportunity to watch TV news magazines which are specifically geared towards them, also giving them...

Technology for Transparency, Civic Engagement and Accountability in Latin America

Latin America has a long history of corruption, organized crime, and impunity. However, the region also has a mature civil society and dozens of technology projects that are poised to...

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