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· August, 2013

Stories about Peru from August, 2013

Peruvian Merchants Burn Clothing to Protest Chinese Imports

Merchants from the Gamarra [es] area, a well-known center of textile manufacturing and commercialization in Lima, burned imported Chinese clothing [es] in the streets as a protest over the low...

Peruvian Runners Win Mexico City Marathon

Peruvian athletes Raúl Pacheco and Gladys Tejeda won their respective categories in the Mexico City Marathon [es]. Pacheco won the male category, crossing the finish line with a time of...

Peru: Despite its Critics ‘Cementerio General’ is a Blockbuster

The Peruvian horror movie 'Cementerio General' has garnered more than half a million viewers in local theaters, despite unfavorable reviews from critics. Juan Arellano highlights some of these reviews.

Peru: An Encounter with Mario Vargas Llosa

Peruvian blog Los mil rostros de la ciudad [es] tells about an encounter [es] its blogger had with writer Mario Vargas Llosa on a street in Miraflores, where many of...

Peruvian Photographer Honored with Order of the British Empire

Queen Elizabeth II of England has approved the Order of the British Empire for Peruvian photographer Mario Testino, who lives in London since 1976, “for services to photography and charity”,...

TNW Announces Latin American Startup Awards Winners

In the lead up to this year’s The Next Web Conference Latin America, we’ve been running Startup Awards competitions in Peru, Colombia, Mexico, Argentina, Chile and Brazil in search of the hottest startups...

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