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· November, 2011

Stories about Peru from November, 2011

Peru: Conga Mining Project Suspended in Wake of Public Pressure

Protesting residents have managed to temporarily suspend operations of the Conga gold mining project, but protests continue all the same in support of the project's definitive cancellation. At the heart...

Peruvian Amazon: The Challenges of a Wonder of Nature

The Amazon rainforest has been declared as one of the provisional 7 new wonders of nature, a recognition that is expected to benefit the Peruvian region of Loreto and the...

Peru: Rain Causes Flooding in Iquitos

Peru: Iquitos Against the Chaos Caused by Sewage Works

The beautiful and warm city of Iquitos, in the Loreto region, is going through several problems; the most worrying and annoying for the inhabitants is the chaos caused by controversial...

Peru: ‘Sugar Camp Lima’ Aims to Give Children a Learning Platform in Their Native Language

Peru: Reflecting on Anti-Mining Protests

Peruvian bloggers reflect on recent protests and social conflicts related to environmental problems caused by mining, and the influence these problems might have on the future actions of the government...

“Twitteristan”, a Country Where Everyone Talks but Few Listen

Peru: Farmers’ Strike in Andahuaylas

Tuesday, November 8, marked six days of a farmers' strike protesting mining activity in the area in Andahuaylas, in the Apurímac region of Peru. Netizens are reporting through Twitter as...

Peru: Over 30 People Injured in Farmer's Strike in Andahuaylas

Peru: The First 100 Days of Ollanta Humala's Government

Saturday November 5 marked the first hundred days of the Peruvian government of Ollanta Humala. The media and some bloggers took the opportunity to analyze the president's achivements and mistakes.

Peru: Protests Against ‘Conga’ Mining Project in Cajamarca

Peru: Speaking out Against Media Sensationalism

Peru: Student's Death in the Andes Divides Media and Social Networks

Ciro Castillo Rojo had been missing for nearly seven months; the finding of his body put an end to the mystery regarding his whereabouts, but the controversy related to his...

Latin America: Travel Writer Tackles the Andes

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