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Peru: Spanish Media and Prostitution in Iquitos

Global Voices author and Spanish Lingua editor Juan Arellano comments [es] on recent reports about the Amazon from Spanish media. He shares Peruvian's reactions to an article from Spanish newspaper La Razón [es] which describes Iquitos as a “brothel city”.

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  • […] Iquitos particularly is advertised as a travel destination, but the city is not actually working to become one. Its attractive and scenic urban spots look unkempt to foreigners, have a higher crime rate that the rest of the city, and lack the elements to persuade visitors to lodge there. Many are also worried about its positioning as a sex destination. […]

  • […] Iquitos manokana dia azo amidy ho toy ny fiantsonana ara-pizahantany, saingy ny tanàna, raha n y marina, dia tsy mihetsika ho tonga amin'izany. Ireo faritra an-tanàn-dehibe mahasarika sy miavaka ao aminy dia toa tsy voakarakara raha ny fijerin'ny vahiny azy, manana tahan-kerisetra ambony be mitaha amin'nireo tanàna sisa, ary tsy ampy ireo singa ho entina mandresy lahatra ny mpitsidika mba hijanona ao. Maro koa no velom-panahiana mikasika ny toerana misy azy amin'ny resaka fizahantany mamoa-fady […]

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