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· June, 2014

Stories about Peru from June, 2014

Jurassic Park Opening Sparks Fury In Peru Town Without Running Water

In a Peruvian dirt town without running water or a sewerage system, the construction of a dinosaur theme park is underway.

The Inca Road Is a New World Heritage Site

Peru Watches the World Cup from Afar… Again

Peruvians love football, but they must make do with cheering for other teams this year. The country's national team hasn't qualified for a World Cup in 32 years.

Peru's Congress Suspends Two Lawmakers In One Decisive Day

In a double whammy in Lima’s Congress, congressmen Gagó and Uribe were relieved of their duties until October after a parliamentary commission published separate reports into alleged malpractices.

Reasons to Cheer for the Ivory Coast in the World Cup

Researchers in Peru Unearth a New Section of the Incan Trail Near Machu Picchu

The path, which is about a kilometer and a half long, went unnoticed for over 500 years.

The Launch of Rising Voices Amazonia Microgrants

Are you a community working for, from, or in the Amazon and need funding and support for an idea of how participatory media can help tell your story? Keep reading!

Peru: Love Is… New Ways of Surprising Your Girlfriend

This Happened After a Famous Actress was Harassed On a Public Bus in Peru

After Peruvian actress Magaly Solier went public about being molested on a bus and condemned the incident, street harassment and molestation hogged the media spotlight in in Peru.

Hackers Are on the Money Trail

Saturday June 7 is ”The Money Trail ”regional hack day organized by Hacks/Hackers to track the flow of public funds throughout Latin America.

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