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Juan Arellano · August, 2008

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.

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Latest posts by Juan Arellano from August, 2008

30 August 2008

Peru: Views Towards the Indigenous Protests

The protests by indigenous groups in Northern Peru are not always understood in other parts of the country. Some bloggers examine attitudes and views by others, who often look down...

22 August 2008

Peru: Government Attempts to Halt Protests in the North

The news media has started to provide more coverage of the protests taking place in Northern Peru. The newspaper La República writes that the commission headed up by Environmental Minister...

17 August 2008

Peru: One Year After the Pisco Earthquake

One year after a powerful earthquake struck the southern part of Peru, many bloggers look back and note the lack of progress. Most of the blame falls on the local,...

15 August 2008

Peru: Amazonian Indigenous Groups Protest New Governmental Decrees

The Aguaruna indigenous group in the Peruvian Amazon is protesting several governmental decrees that some say would make it easier for the government and oil companies to have access to...

2 August 2008

Peru: Rancas Faces Off Against Mining Company

The Peruvian community of Rancas has found itself in a struggle against the mining company Volcán. Some local leaders have been protesting the environmental damage caused by this profitable industry,...