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Juan Arellano · November, 2008

I'm peruvian, blogging since 2001 and founder of, the first directory of peruvian bloggers. I also contribute or have contributed to:,,

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Latest posts by Juan Arellano from November, 2008

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Peru: APEC Summit an Opportunity for the Country

20 November 2008

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum will attract 21 member countries to Lima, Peru, which will have the opportunity to put on display its recent economic accomplishments, investment opportunities, as well as its tourism potential. Many Peruvian bloggers are excited about this showcase opportunity, in spite of the logistical nightmares such a large gathering might produce.

Peru: After-Effects of Mercury Spill in Choropampa

18 November 2008

Silvio of Lapicero Digital [es] writes about the lack of news in the Peruvian media about deaths caused by mercury contamination in Choropampa. The recent death of the Mayor of Choropampa, Vicente Zarate Minchán is thought to be a result of the contamination caused by the mercury spill that took...

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Peru: Art Exhibit Depicting Saints Causes Controversy and Possible Censorship

17 November 2008

A controversial art exhibit in Lima, Peru portrayed an alternative view of popular Catholic saints. Some were dressed in undergarments and others in modern-day situations. The artist wanted to show a more human side of the religious figures. However, days before the exhibit's conclusion the gallery was closed by the municipal causing cries of censorship.

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Peru: New Prime Minister Faces Skepticism

11 November 2008

After the crisis in the Peruvian cabinet as a result of the scandal involving high-level governmental officials and corruption, President Alan García decided to name a new Prime Minister. Yehude Simon, does not belong to Garcia's APRA party, and he was received with some skepticism, which mainly has to do with the failure of past government officials to make any progress against corruption and for using the same language heard from other politicians in the past.

Peru: Art Gallery Closing Due to Lack of Licenses

8 November 2008

M. Isabel Guerra from Palabras Van y Vienen [es] writes about amodern art expositionfeaturing images of popular Peruvian saints. She also writes about the closing of the gallery by the San Isidro Municipality for not having the proper licenses.

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