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 from October, 2011
Can a language used by millions of people be copyrighted and be the property of an institution? This and other questions are circulating online following the news that the Spanish Royal Academy (RAE) and Grupo Planeta told Uruguayan journalist Ricardo Soca to remove web content considered their exclusive property, such as links to the RAE website.
British Priest Paul McAuley is continuing his mission of defending the environment and indigenous communities in the Peruvian Amazon despite repeated attempts to expel him from the country. Juan Arellano speaks to "Brother Paul".
Peruvian bloggers Juan Arellano [es] and Paco Bardales [es] report on the murders of 14 shamans in the amazon town of Balsapuerto. The main suspect is the mayor of Balsapuerto, Alfredo Torres, and his brother, who are reportedly evangelical Christian and see these shamans as “devils”.
In Medellín, Colombia, the project Hiperbarrio (Rising Voices project) is being developed along with other interesting projects that attempt to improve social inclusion and citizen media training. One project we highlight in this article is the El Puente_lab, a production platform for art and culture.