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· September, 2012

Stories about Peru from September, 2012

Peru: Activists Begin “Civic Crusade” in Defense of the Nanay River

In our first post in this tree-part series we briefly introduced some water-related issues in Iquitos, and later presented the controversy generated by the transnational Conoco Phillips and their exploration...

Peru: Young Woman Killed After Participating in Reality Show

Peruvian netizens were shocked by the murder of 19-year-old Ruth Thalia Sayas Sanchez, a young Peruvian woman who participated in the newly launched reality show 'The value of truth' (El...

Peru: Hydrocarbons Exploration Threatens Iquitos’ Water

The amazonian city of Iquitos, strategically located on the banks of three rivers and blessed with a tropical weather with copious rainfall, shouldn't have problems with the drinking water supply....

Peru: Alternative Mistura: Eating in the Street

Peruvians and foreigners visited the famous Mistura gastronomic fair in Lima from September 7 to 16. However, in the Peruvian capital you can find great food at any time of...

Peru: Gastronomy and Culture in Mistura 2012 Fair

"Mistura", Peru's Gastronomy Fair, opened its doors in Lima for the fifth consecutive year. On social networks, Peruvians and foreigners alike share their opinions and offer their advice.

Mujeres Mundi, “What is the Role of Women in Your Society?”

In the first part of this interview, Xaviera Medina told us about her blog, Mujeres Mundi, where she publishes interviews with women around the world. In this second part, Xaviera...

Mujeres Mundi, Interviews with Extraordinary Women

Peruvian blogger Xaviera Medina de Albrand is the brains and energy behind the blog Mujeres Mundi, a space where she publishes her interviews with women from around the world. Xaviera...

Peru: Youth Organize Aid Initiative for Otuzco

Global Voices contributor Gabriela García Calderón blogs [es] about her nephew's initiative to bring aid to three communities in the Otuzco province in northern Peru. She points out that the group of young people...

Peru: Colombia-Peru War Remembered 80 Years Later

Eighty years have passed since the taking of Leticia, an Amazonian city which was surrendered to Colombia by Peru in 1929 as a result of the Salamón-Lozano Treaty between the...

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