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· May, 2011

Stories about Peru from May, 2011

Peru: Growing Debate Regarding Genetically Modified Farming

The official signing of Decree 003, which permits the import of genetically modified seeds into the country, continues to generate debate between those in favor of the widespread use of...

Peru: Protests Against Mining Projects in Puno

Juan Arellano, Global Voices author and Spanish Translation Manager, blogs [es] about an indefinite strike the Aymara community began 20 days ago against mining projects in Puno.

Peruvians Say No to Fujimori in ‘March for dignity, Fujimori never again! #26m’

Global Voices author and Spanish Translation Manager Juan Arellano is updating a Storify post [es] on the developments of “March for dignity, Fujimori never again! #26m” taking place in Lima...

Technology for Transparency: Final Report

The Technology for Transparency Network is proud to announce the release of its final report, "Global mapping of technology for transparency and accountability". The report is being published by the...

Peru: Fear in the Election Campaign

Almost 20 days before the date set for the second round of the presidential elections, the electoral campaign has begun to include more than just kissing babies and smiling for...

Peru: World Internet Day Seminar in Lima

Juan Arellano, author of the blog Globalizado [es] and Global Voices Spanish Editor, shares his impressions about the World Internet Day Seminar [es], a 3-day event held in Lima, Peru. In detail,...

Peru: Second Electoral Round in Review

Jacqueline Fowks reviews [es] Peru's presidential elections one month after the first round of voting. Candidates Ollanta Humala (Gana Perú) and Keiko Fujimori (Fuerza 2011) seek to gain voter's support...

Peru: The Media's Role During the Presidential Elections

Ibis Liulla at CiComunica asks [es]: “How can the media help citizens make an informed vote, if they are polarized and so outrageously biased in favor of a candidate at the expense...

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