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· May, 2013

Stories about Peru from May, 2013

28 May 2013

García and Toledo: Two Former Peruvian Presidents in Trouble

In recent weeks, former Peruvian presidents Alan García and Alejandro Toledo have been accused of being involved in cases of illicit enrichment and corruption. However, some believe that these accusations...

24 May 2013

Peruvian Mathematician Claims Proof of 300-Year-Old Conjecture

A Peruvian mathematician demonstrated the solution to a mathematical problem that had been unsolved since 1742.

23 May 2013

Peru: New Collectible Coin

Peru: Is Junk Food Synonymous with Freedom?

The recent Law for the Promotion of Healthy Eating by Boys, Girls, and Adolescents, promulgated by Peruvian President Ollanta Humala, has generated debate about wether it restricts freedom of choice...

22 May 2013

Private Plane Trip Rocks Costa Rican Government

Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla has been questioned for using a private airplane owned by a company linked to a businessman who is allegedly involved with drug trafficking in Colombia....

19 May 2013

Peru: Strike in Iquitos in Protest of Corruption

A 24 hour strike in the city of Iquitos, in the Peruvian Amazon, attempted to call attention to suspected acts of corruption within the Regional Government of Loreto and the...

12 May 2013

Peru: “Freedom Camp” Raises Awareness of Possible TPP Consequences

Advox

The "Campamento por la Libertad" ("Freedom Camp") took place last weekend in Lima, focusing on raising awareness of the consequences that the signing and implementation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement...

3 May 2013

Internet Freedom Camp in Lima, Peru

Peruvian Movie Sets Record Amid Praise and Criticism

In local movie theaters since April 11, 2013, Peruvian feature film “Asu mare” is about to set a record. In just three weeks of screening amidst praises and criticism, more...

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