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· October, 2010

Stories about Peru from October, 2010

Peru: Embarrassing Moments in Peruvian Football

Cyrano from Columna 17 writes [es] about two embarrassing moments in Peruvian football: the first, when a second-division Peruvian team drugged their opponent; the second, when some players from the...

Peru: Municipal Elections, Delays and the Electronic Vote

After over three weeks since the municipal elections, the people of Lima still didn't know for certain who would be their next mayor; a minimal difference between the candidates has...

Peru: Thousands of Indigenous People Block Rivers in Protest

Globalizado reports [es] that thousands of indigenous people in the Amazon are blocking the mouth of rivers Marañon and Tigre. The communities are protesting the constant contamination of the rivers...

Peru: Bills on wiretapping, explained and analyzed

Miguel Morachimo writes [es] for Blawyer about two bills presented to the Peruvian Congress that relate to the interception and media broadcast of private conversations.

Video: How to keep water clean and use it wisely

From tips on reusing gray water or minimizing wasted water when we flush the toilet, to kids in the Valle del Colca in Peru explaining the importance of keeping community...

Mario Vargas Llosa and His Relationship with Peru

The sometimes conflictive relationship between Mario Vargas Llosa and Peru is key to understanding the body of his literary work. After the news that the author received the Nobel Prize...

Peru: Bill on Electronic Voting Approved

The blog Plan H [es] celebrates that the Peruvian Congress approved a bill for electronic voting.

Latin Americans Comment on Mario Vargas Llosa's Nobel Prize in Literature

Through blogs and Twitter, Latin Americans shared their different views on the announcement that Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa had won the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Peru: Mario Vargas Llosa is Awarded Nobel Prize in Literature

On Thursday October 7, Peruvians woke up to what has been called the "News of the Year": Mario Vargas Llosa was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature "for his cartography...

Peru: Mario Vargas Llosa Wins Nobel Prize for Literature

The Latin Americanist reports: “This morning, Peru's Mario Vargas Llosa was announced as the winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature. According to the Nobel Prize's website the journalist,...

Peru: Mayoral Elections as Seen by Bloggers

On Sunday October 3rd, Peruvian citizens participated in three simultaneous electoral processes for mayoral, district and regional authorities. Additionally, they also voted on a referendum to decide about contributions paid...

Peru: October 3, Municipal Election Day

On October 3 municipal elections were hel in Peru. The choice of mayor for the city of Lima is what attracts the most interest. Here we present a report based...

Peru: Two Women Contend to Become Mayor of Lima

On Sunday October 3 regional and municipal elections will be held in all of Peru, and for the first time the top candidates in Lima are two women. But this...

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