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· April, 2014

Stories about Peru from April, 2014

Reconstruction of Historical Memory: Voice of Mass Sterilizations Victims in Peru

With the aim of collecting 3,000 signatures, the association MujeresMundi just launched a petition in the online platform Change.org requesting the Peruvian State a reconstruction of the historical memory in...

Coasters, Combis and Chaos: Public Transportation in Lima

The city's current system is a crowded mix of the city-owned Metropolitano bus rapid transit system and privately run minibuses, such as the notoriously aggressive "combi" minibuses.

Cycling to Save Archeological Heritage

(Links are in English, otherwise noted [es] for Spanish) How can two apparently very distinct interests, such as cycling and archeology, come together? Nils Castro shares his experience in an...

Peru: Blog Site for Women Claims Unethical Use of Web Domain

A blog site for women in Peru claims that its site domain was registered in bad faith by the PERU.com website after a brief association between the two entities.

Court Annuls “Mega-Commission” Findings Against Ex-President Alan García

The megacomisión has been working since 2011; former President Alan García has pointed out that its goal is to get him annulled electorally for the next presidential elections in 2016.

Coming Soon! Rising Voices Microgrants for Amazon Communities

Rising Voices will be launching a microgrant competition next month for digital citizen media projects in the Amazon region which is home to many indigenous communities. Thanks to Avina Americas,...

Powerful Quake Shakes Chile and Peru

Twitter users reported cellphone service collapsing and electricity cutting out in parts of Peru.

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