I'm peruvian, blogging since 2001 and founder of Blogsperu.com, the first directory of peruvian bloggers. I also contribute or have contributed to: Periodismociudadano.com, informacioncivica.info, Futurechallenges.org.
Latest posts by Juan Arellano
14 January 2016
The Global Voices in Spanish volunteer translator community published 2,384 translations in 2015. In this article, some members of the community share what translating means to them.
28 October 2015
The mining wealth of Cerro de Pasco in Peru has poisoned children with lead, and several dozen people decided to stage a 300-kilometer march in protest.
18 October 2015
Ecuador President Correa has declared a state of emergency after an active volcano erupted south of Quito. This allows the state to use relief funds, but also permits media censorship.
17 October 2015
The El Niño phenomenon has reached the South-American Pacific coast. Are the countries in the region prepared to minimize the damage this time? We check the status of disaster preparedness.
16 October 2015
Protests against the Las Bambas mining project have come to a point of calm after the violence that left four dead and several wounded in Peru.
23 September 2015
A photo of a drowned Syrian boy has generated international sympathy, while images of children freezing in the Peruvian Andes have provoked a different response.
18 August 2015
Were the president's claims about his government's investment in education true? False? Misleading? Ojo-Público had the answer in real-time.
2 June 2015
Resistance by Peruvian farmers to the planned Tía María mining operation has increased in the last few weeks. Here are some recent facts and analysis about the conflict.
28 May 2015
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.
14 May 2015
10 May 2015
28 April 2015
The political storm caused by revelations about the country's chief intelligence agency has subsided, but the debate about security and privacy is still booming and banging.
13 April 2015
Chile has been spying on Peru since well before the outbreak of the Pacific War between the countries in the 19th century. Very old habits die very hard.
31 March 2015
The rain season is getting stronger and longer every year in Peru. This year at least seven people died in landslides caused by the rain in Chosica, near Lima.
23 March 2015
14 March 2015
The traditionally complicated Chilean-Peruvian relations have reached a new level of complexity thanks to the latest round of espionage accusations.
27 February 2015
Across Bolivia, people took to the streets in protest after a local TV network shuffled the 'The Simpsons' out of its normal time slot for a reality TV show.
21 February 2015
"The communities are not saying put an end to oil exploitation, but they are saying that there are problems to be solved [...]"
27 January 2015
A Peruvian website that publishes open data was closed down after being fined, rekindling a debate about the use of personal data in the country.