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· August, 2010

Stories about Peru from August, 2010

Peru: Site Uses Crowdsourcing to Report Thefts

Juan Arellano writes [es] about quenoteroben.pe [es], a site that allows users to report thefts in Lima using Google Maps technology. The post includes two video interviews with the site...

Latin America: Blogging at Los Superdemokraticos

Coinciding with several Bicentennial Independence celebrations in Latin America, from June to October 2010 German and Latin American bloggers [es] will be writing for Los Superdemokraticos about their “daily lifes...

Peru: The Little Girl Drawing on a Street in Huancayo

Juan Arellano writes in his blog Globalizado [es] about a girl on a street in Huancayo who captured his attention because she didn't act like other children working on the...

Peru: SUVs Taking Over Sidewalks

Cyrano writes [es] about his friend Edgardo, who uses a wheelchair, and his encounter with an SUV which was taking over most of the sidewalk. The SUV made it impossible...

Peru: Protests in La Convención Over Export of Gas

The export sale of natural gas from the Camisea project continues to cause social conflicts in Cusco, Peru. Local residents are demanding that a part of the production remains in...

Peru: Markarián Hired to Lead National Football Team

The Peruvian Football Federation recently hired Uruguayan coach Sergio Markarián to lead the national team towards the goal of qualifying for the 2014 World Cup. Markarían's nickname is the "Magician"...

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