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· November, 2012

Stories about Peru from November, 2012

30 November 2012

Peruvian Junior Volleyball Team Wins South American Cup

On Monday November 26, 2012, the Peruvian junior volleyball team won the South American Female Volleyball Championship. This is a historic result, after 32 years without getting any titles in...

29 November 2012

Developing Latin America Hackathon Draws Near!

Technology for Transparency Network

We are only 2 days short of commencing the regional hackathon Developing Latin America 2012. Anca Matioc, who is in charge of organising the event, spoke with us about the...

2013 Dakar Rally Will Visit Peru, Argentina, and Chile

For five consecutive years, the Dakar organization has chosen South American territory for its annual off-road competition. The 2003 route will cross three countries: Peru, Argentina, and Chile.

23 November 2012

Crowdmapping Water Contamination in Peruvian Indigenous Communities

Technology for Transparency Network

How can individuals hold the extractive industries accountable for the impacts – poisoned water, food, and heightened conflict are a few examples – of its activities? One project, called La...

11 November 2012

Peruvian Ambassador to Argentina Resigns Over Meeting with Movadef

Movadef, or the Movement for Amnesty and Fundamental Rights, which has been accused of being a sort of screen for the terrorist group Shining Path, continues to make a name...

3 November 2012

Peru: Police Enforce Blockade in La Parada Market

Following the violent events of Thursday, October 25 -that left two dead and more than a hundred injured in the wholesale market La Parada-, finally Saturday 27 saw the execution...

2 November 2012

Peru: Analyzing the Motives behind Violence at La Parada Market

On the afternoon of October 25, an operation at the wholesale market La Parada -which is being moved- resulted in a free-for-all between merchants and the police, leading to two...