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· October, 2011

Stories about Peru from October, 2011

Peruvian Blogger Lists Some Universal Truths and Questions

Cyrano, from the blog Columna 17 [es] discusses some universal truths and questions, like “The fastest horses belong to the bandits” and “Who is the mother of Donald Duck's nephews?”

Peru: Ica Hit by 6.7-Magnitude Earthquake

A 6.7-magnitude earthquake hit the coastal city of Ica, Peru on October 28, 2011. Juan Arellano gathers information and citizen reactions through Storify [es].

World Food Day: Living with Hunger Pangs

According to the World Bank, nearly 1 billion people go to bed hungry around the world, and the rising food prices will make that number grow. Today, for the World...

Peru: Paul McAuley, British Priest Defending the Amazon

British Priest Paul McAuley is continuing his mission of defending the environment and indigenous communities in the Peruvian Amazon despite repeated attempts to expel him from the country. Juan Arellano...

Latin America: Music Blog Loves to Discover New Songs

The blog Amo descubrir canciones [es] (“I love to discover songs”) reviews music from around the world, with a special focus on Latin America. The blog includes specials with songs...

Peru: 14 Shamans Murdered in Amazon Town

Peruvian bloggers Juan Arellano [es] and Paco Bardales [es] report on the murders of 14 shamans in the amazon town of Balsapuerto. The main suspect is the mayor of Balsapuerto,...

Peru: Mick Jagger Visits Lima

On the afternoon of Saturday October 8, the rumor that Mick Jagger was visiting Lima began to spread after César Bejarano (@Cesar_Bejarano) shared a blurry picture of the rock star...

Ada Lovelace Day: Inspirational Women in Action

Ada Lovelace Day aims to raise the profile of women in science, technology, engineering and maths by encouraging people around the world to talk about the women whose work they...

Peru: Project Captures Stories of Victims of Enforced Disappearances

Catherine Binet, in her blog for The Advocacy Project, introduces the series Not One, but Fifteen Thousand Voices by the Peruvian Forensic Anthropology Team (EPAF): “Yes, there are 15,000 missing...

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