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· March, 2011

Stories about Peru from March, 2011

Peru: Analysis of Latest Election Poll Results

Silvio Rendon from Gran Combo Club [es] analyzes the latest election poll results. The latest poll from March 27 shows candidate Ollanta Humala in the lead with Alejandro Toledo and...

Peru: 2 Weeks Before the General Election

Carlos A. Quiroz in Peruanista writes a thorough post on the political climate in Peru two weeks before the general elections. He includes a short review of the use of...

Peru: The Presidential Campaign in Videos

Juan Arellano gathers several videos from this year's presidential campaign in his blog Globalizado [es].

Latin America: Website Tracks Progress in Electronic Voting

Juan Arellano in Globalizado [es] writes about the Observatorio del Voto-E en Latinoamérica (Observatory of E-Voting in Latin America) which seeks to track the progress of electronic voting in Latin...

Peru: Civic-Mindedness During Election Year

Global Voices author and translator Gabriela García Calderón blogs [es] about civic-mindedness during this year's presidential elections in Peru. She argues that voting and working at polling stations shouldn't be...

Racism in Latin America

During the International Year for People of African Descent -as declared by the United Nations- a video from Chile and another from Colombia spread through social networks show cases of...

Peru: Presidential Candidates on Internet Access

Antonio Rodriguez Lobatón at Blawyer [es] summarizes what several presidential candidates have presented as their plans for information technology and telecommunications. Most focus on giving Internet access to more citizens.

Peru: The Peruvian Amazon

What does the Amazon mean to Peru and, in turn, Peru to it? Juan Arellano answers these questions with a brief historical summary of the Peruvian Amazon and a compilation...

Peru: Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Affect Peruvians

Peru has a large community of citizens living in Japan, many of Japanese descent. Through Twitter and blogs, many Peruvians are sharing information and their concerns about how the earthquake...

Peru: Wikileaks and the Presidential Campaign

One of the unexpected consequences of the cables released by Wikileaks has been its impact on the Peruvian presidential campaign. Juan Arellano compiles some reactions and analysis to the cables...

Latin America, Caribbean: Increase in Food Prices

Bloggings by Boz writes: “The FAO reports that February 2011 was a yet a new high on food prices. This has led to several warnings from organizations in Latin America...

Peru: First Presidential Candidate Debate

The first presidential candidate debate for this year's elections in Peru took place on March 3. Read reaction in this post [es] in Globalizado.

Peru: Facebook Campaign Against Journalist for Homophobic Comments

Jonathan Sánchez examines [es] how the media should face a viral campaign against them, in connection with a recent Facebook campaign [es] organized against Philip Butters, a journalist at Capital...

Peru: ComparaYA Informs Voters About Candidate's Proposals

Juan Arellano at Globalizado [es] writes about ComparaYA [es], an online initiative by the Civil Transparency Association [es] to inform voters on candidate's proposals and their stance on issues. Voters...

Video: Impressive Urban Downhill Bike Races

Downhill mountain bike races usually take place in the countryside, with cyclists dodging trees and other obstacles on a gravity assisted trail. These videos show downhill races in a very...

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