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· February, 2012

Stories about Peru from February, 2012

21 February 2012

Peru: New Racism Incident Ignites Debate on Social Networks

A movie theater in Lima became the scene of a case that public opinion quickly deemed another example of the ongoing problem of racism in Peru: a 13-year-old boy uttered...

18 February 2012

Peru is Hit by Strong Rains

17 February 2012

Peru: The Capture of Comrade Artemio

On February 9, the leader of the terrorist group Shining Path, Comrade Artemio, was captured. Artemio has been a wanted man for some time, being one of the last bosses...

16 February 2012

Peru: The Water March Arrives in Lima

Finally the Water March arrived in Lima. For two days, different activities developed for the defense of water throughout the country. Juan Arellano gathers some citizens' reports of these final...

11 February 2012

Peru: The Water March Approaches Lima

The Water March, that left Cajamarca on February 1, is already approaching Lima, its final destination. In the previous post we left the Water March on its fifth day, leaving...

7 February 2012

Peru: Following the Great Water March

It has been seven days since the Great Water March set off, on February 1, from the heights of Celendín, Cajamarca, where the lakes threatened by the Conga mining project...

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2 February 2012

Peru: Preparing for the Great Water March

As part of the protests against the Conga mining project in Cajamarca, a "Great Water March" left Cajamarca on February 1. On social networks netizens share itineraries, videos, photos, posters,...

Peru: MOVADEF Abandons Party Registration Request