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· July, 2011

Stories about Peru from July, 2011

Peru: Reactions to Ollanta Humala's Swearing-In Ceremony

Peru: Tweeting About President Alan García's Last Speech

Peru: Football, TV Ads, Mining and Social Networks

On Tuesday, July 19, while Peruvians suffered with the semifinal match between Peru-Uruguay for the Copa América, netizens who were watching the game had a reason to tweet with anger:...

Peru: Mining Commercial Sparks Controversy

Peru: Amazonian Indigenous Life Threatened By Petroleum

An hour long documentary shows the traditional lives of indigenous people in the Amazon, and how their subsistence lifestyle is threatened by petroleum exploitation and monoculture of renewable energy sources...

Peru: Transportation Strike in Lima: A Campaign Against the Mayor?

The mayor of Lima, Susana Villarán, has experienced an outpour of all kinds criticism at the six month mark of her term. A strike by transportation carriers on July 13...

Peru: Congressmen Remove Signatures from Moratorium for GM Seeds

Peru: A Case Against Taxing Cellphones

Argentine Songwriter Facundo Cabral Murdered in Guatemala

On Saturday July 9 the renowned songwriter Facundo Cabral, whose career was characterised by songs that acted as a vehicle for his messages, was murdered in Guatemala. Moved by his...

Latin America: Blogging About the ‘2011 Copa América’

Peru: Sacrilegious Theft in Motupe

On Tuesday July 5, 2011, Peruvians woke up to shocking news: the popular and very well-known Holy Cross of Motupe had been stolen. Netizens reacted to the news on Twitter...

#Opandeslibre or When Anonymous Attacked Peru

Last week the people of Anonymous, through their Anonymous Iberoamerica arm, announced their intention to attack Chilean and Peruvian government websites on June 23, allegedly because of the violation of...

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