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· May, 2015

Stories about Peru from May, 2015

What You Need to Know to About Growing Opposition to Peru's Tía María Mining Project

Resistance by Peruvian farmers to the planned Tía María mining operation has increased in the last few weeks. Here is some background on the origins of the conflict.

Peru Sets Up First Bilingual Spanish-Awajun Civil Registrar

Lima Orchid, a Flower Once Believed to Be Extinct, Blooms Again in the Peruvian Capital

Why Are Latin Americans Naming Their Children ‘Onur’ and ‘Sherezade'?

One Thousand and One Nights, a Turkish drama series, enjoys incredible success in the Mecca of soap operas: Latin America. But what questions does this success raise?

Peruvian Girl Finds the Way Back Home, Thanks to Her Dog Perla

When a three-year-old girl wandered off, Perla stayed by her side and later helped guide police officers to her home.

A Tribute to Espíritu Bautista, Defender of the Yanesha Language and Culture

Anna Luisa Daigneault worked with the late Espíritu Bautista preserving Yanesha language and culture. She writes a tribute to her friend sharing his words from the Yanesha Oral History Archives.

Are Peruvian Police and Press Conspiring to Criminalise the Tia María Protests?

"A serious state does not have [a police force] working as private security for mines."

Whooping Cough Epidemic Looms Over Nanti Children in Peru

Initiative Helps Children With Autism Through Surfing

Bringing Peruvian History to Life on Public Transport

A group of Peruvian students has found a fun way to share biographical facts about national historical figures.

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