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· November, 2010

Stories about Peru from November, 2010

Peru: Fines For Careless Pedestrians

As of November 15, Peruvian pedestrians can be fined if they break the Traffic Code. In a country where pedestrians and drivers are notorious for not complying with traffic regulations,...

Latin America: Music Blog “Club Fonograma” Reviews Latin American Music in English

Club Fonograma: We are Sudamerican Pop! is a music blog, written in English, that reviews Latin American music. Blog posts include audio or video of the band or singer being...

Peru: Campaign to Prevent Closing of Amazon Library

Juan Arellano from Globalizado [es] reports on a campaign to prevent the closing of a library in Iquitos, Peru that focuses on materials about the Amazon. This library is the...

Peru: Blogger Sentenced for Defamation of Former Politician

On Friday, October 29th, the court's sentence was handed down for the offensive libel suit brought by the former government minister and parliament member Jorge Mufarech Nemy against the law...

Peru: Protest Calls on Government to Reduce Female and Infant Mortality Rates

The Latin Americanist shares a link to a video of a protest held last week in Lima: “One woman dies in Peru every eight hours due to complications related to pregnancy...

Peru: National Team Wins World Surfing Games

In October, surfers from Peru, Canada, Germany, Guatemala, Australia, Japan, France, Ecuador, Uruguay and South Africa traveled to Peru to participate in the Billaboing ISA World Surfing Games 2010. The...

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