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· January, 2012

Stories about Peru from January, 2012

30 January 2012

Peru: Terrorism, Youth and Social Networks

One of the strongest repercussions of the MOVADEF's decision to apply to register as a political party is the amount of young activists and supporters the group has attracted and...

27 January 2012

Video Highlights: Music, Indigenous Initiatives, Indignation and Wonder

A selection of Global Voices' recent and interesting stories including video from Latin America, East Asia, Middle East and North Africa and Eastern and Central Europe, selected by Juliana Rincón...

26 January 2012

Peru: MOVADEF – The Return of the Shining Path?

In the afternoon of January 20, the National Elections Board made known its decision that it was denying, for the second time, the registration of MOVADEF (Movement for Amnesty and...

21 January 2012

A Guide to Crowdsourcing in Latin America

Crowdsourcing allows anyone with an Internet connection to generate useful content for the masses. In Latin America, numerous crowdsourcing projects have arisen that respond to the needs and emergencies that...

16 January 2012

Peru: Citizens Welcome Last Phase of the 2012 Dakar Rally

On Sunday January 15, 2012, Lima welcomed the Dakar Rally on its final stage. Here are some impressions on the event.

Peru: Cápac Raymi, The Andean Christmas

Before the introduction of Christmas festivities to Peru, the Incas celebrated Cápac Inti Raymi Killa, a religious festival that took place in honour of the Sun. Cápac Raymi is no...

10 January 2012

Peru: Conflict Over Conga Mining Project Continues

The Christmas and New Year's holidays, as well as other political news in the country have taken a bit of the media spotlight from the Conga Mine Project in Cajamarca,...

4 January 2012

Peruvians Debate Possible Pardon for Alberto Fujimori

One of the most debated topics right now in Peru, especially on social networks, is the possibility that ex-President Alberto Fujimori, who is serving a sentence of 25 years in...

3 January 2012

Latin America, 2011: A Year Marked by Social Movements

Citizens across the world took to the streets in 2011, and Latin America was no exception. In this post we look at the social movements that marked 2011 in South...

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